noun, plural per·ju·ries.Law.
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
Origin of perjury
OTHER WORDS FROM perjuryper·ju·ri·ous [per-joor-ee-uhs], /pərˈdʒʊər i əs/, adjectiveper·ju·ri·ous·ly, adverbper·ju·ri·ous·ness, nounnon·per·ju·ry, noun, plural non·per·ju·ries.
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For Murphy, Nielsen’s untruths in front of Congress amounted to potential perjury — a criminal charge.What to make of the DHS whistleblower’s shocking complaint|Alex Ward|September 11, 2020|Vox
He demanded the journalists “immediately correct the record” and included two depositions attesting under penalty of perjury that the version of the document NBC 7 published was doctored.Morning Report: Hotel Workers Want Their Jobs Back|Voice of San Diego|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
San Diego’s district attorney could also choose to press charges that might be related to safeguarding public funds or perjury.Morning Report: Report Finds Evidence of Fraud in Sweetwater Budget Mess|Voice of San Diego|June 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The charges included corruption, perjury, bid-fixing and fraud.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, after the headlines came out, the sources recanted, and they have since been convicted (in Syrian courts) of perjury.Digital Doublethink: Playing Truth or Dare with Putin, Assad and ISIS|Christopher Dickey, Anna Nemtsova|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The woman was acquitted of perjury, which could have landed the mother of three 15 years in jail.
He was convicted of perjury, served 30 days, and went back to a swashbuckling career in contraband.
“It boiled down to a perjury charge,” he tells The Daily Beast.
Or, this affirmation you make and give upon the peril of the penalty of perjury.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
Your application is to have her committed for perjury, of course?The Queen of Hearts|Wilkie Collins
Men were put in the pillory for perjury, libel, and the like.Lord John Russell|Stuart J. Reid
He admits that every store-keeper would be guilty of perjury every time he made a report.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
As he had not been put upon his oath, he had not been guilty of perjury; he was discharged amidst the hootings of the mob.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth