mendacious (men-DAY-shuhs) adjective
Telling lies, especially as a habit.
[From Latin mendac-, stem of mendax (lying), from mendum (fault or defect) that also gave us amend, emend, and mendicant.]
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From The Devil's Dictionary:
Mendacious, adj. Addicted to rhetoric.
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