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per·jure

 (pûr′jər)
tr.v. per·jured, per·jur·ing, per·jures Law
To make (oneself) guilty of perjury.

[Middle English perjuren, from Old French perjurer, from Latin periūrāre : per-, per- + iūrāre, to swear; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.]

per′jur·er n.
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perjured

(ˈpɜːdʒəd) or

perjurous

adj
1. (Law)
a. having sworn falsely
b. having committed perjury
2. (Law) involving or characterized by perjury: perjured evidence.
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perjured

adjective
Marked by lying under oath:
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perjured

[ˈpɜːdʒəd] ADJ [evidence] → falso
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perjured

adj evidence, witnessmeineidig
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References in classic literature ?
"No, not perjured: but was it not awful to call upon the good God to witness so sinful a compact?"
As a matter of fact, you would have been at the Tower, or underneath it, at this very moment, but for the young lady who probably perjured herself to save you.
Reed had been alive he would have treated me kindly; and now, as I sat looking at the white bed and overshadowed walls-- occasionally also turning a fascinated eye towards the dimly gleaning mirror--I began to recall what I had heard of dead men, troubled in their graves by the violation of their last wishes, revisiting the earth to punish the perjured and avenge the oppressed; and I thought Mr.
Your ally your brother in arms, ye perjured and faithless knights!
I do not know whether I love you or love you not; but what I know is that I will not be perjured. Take pity on me, then, and go!
Then, as Lord Leven and the other chieftains recoiled before this unexpected rescue, which seemed to come from Heaven for the prince they already thought was their prisoner, Athos and Aramis dragged the king from the perjured assembly into which he had so imprudently ventured, and throwing themselves on horseback all three returned at full gallop to the royal tent.
Grimaud would have broken his word; he would have perjured himself, and that is impossible."
To save himself from the righteous wrath of the husband of a woman he had wronged, he perjured his soul in an attempt to place the blame entirely upon her.
Judge Scott did not know all things, and he did not know that he was party to a police conspiracy, that the evidence was hatched and perjured, that Jim Hall was guiltless of the crime charged.
"Iss!" said Demi the perjured, blissfully sucking his sugar, and regarding his first attempt as eminently successful.
I called my waiting-maid to me, that there might be a witness on earth besides those in Heaven, and again Don Fernando renewed and repeated his oaths, invoked as witnesses fresh saints in addition to the former ones, called down upon himself a thousand curses hereafter should he fail to keep his promise, shed more tears, redoubled his sighs and pressed me closer in his arms, from which he had never allowed me to escape; and so I was left by my maid, and ceased to be one, and he became a traitor and a perjured man.
"All right," returned the perjured boy, who had discovered that a broken head was sometimes more useful than a whole one, and exulting in his base stratagem, he roved about the room, till Fan's bureau arrested him.