verb (used with object), per·jured, per·jur·ing.
Words nearby perjure
Origin of perjure
OTHER WORDS FROM perjureper·jure·ment, nounper·jur·er, nounun·per·jur·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for perjure
So the question is: did Robson perjure himself in 2005, or is he lying now?Behind the Michael Jackson Bombshell: How a Staunch Defender Suddenly Flipped|Diane Dimond|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These things I am willing to swear, and my mind orders me, in presence of a god, nor will I perjure myself.
That was a rule laid down by Doctor Brooks: a maid was not to perjure herself for her master's comfort or convenience.The Americanization of Edward Bok|Edward William Bok
He that will perjure himself to save a friend, will do it, in a desperate juncture, to save himself.Twelve Causes of Dishonesty|Henry Ward Beecher
Were I to question each girl in turn I fear the offender might perjure herself rather than admit her guilt.Grace Harlowe's Junior Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower
This aroused opposition on the part of the ex-rebels, who did not care to perjure themselves more than was necessary.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming