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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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Noun1.perjurer - a person who deliberately gives false testimony
liar, prevaricator - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
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Law. One who tells lies:
Informal: storyteller.
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[ˈpɜːdʒərəʳ] Nperjuro/a m/f
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References in classic literature ?
Biscarrat, repulsed by his friends, unable to accompany them, without passing in the eyes of Porthos and Aramis for a traitor and a perjurer, with painfully attentive ear and unconsciously supplicating hands leaned against the rough side of a rock which he thought must be exposed to the fire of the musketeers.
Come in, you false witness, you perjurer, you suborner of evidence, come in!'
I - a- I'll know nobody - and - a - say nothing - and - a - live nowhere - until I have crushed - to - a - undiscoverable atoms - the - transcendent and immortal hypocrite and perjurer - HEEP!'
Oh, merciful heavens, was I not accessory to his death by my supine insensibility, by my contempt for him, not remembering, or not willing to remember, that it was for my sake he had become a traitor and a perjurer? In what am I benefited by accompanying my son so far, since I now abandon him, and allow him to depart alone to the baneful climate of Africa?
Parnassus with his excellent grandfather Autolycus--who was the most accomplished thief and perjurer in the whole world--and with the sons of Autolycus.
And there will I not reside and abide where every one spitteth and speweth: that is now MY taste,--rather would I live amongst thieves and perjurers. Nobody carrieth gold in his mouth.
"With such light penalties, a would-be perjurer would not worry, thinking that, if convicted, the worst that he would get in jail term is two years, which would even entitle him to avail of the benefits of the Probation Law," De Lima said.
If a lawyer persists with the perjury of his client knowing it to be sick, he should also be convicted as a perjurer and his licence must be revoked.
We are eliminating the culture of false testimonies and initiative is being taken from this perjurer (Hayat),' observed the chief justice, adding that the entire testimony is disregarded if any part of it is found to be false.
Trump, who has tweeted that Cohen is a "rat," said in a statement his former confidante was "a felon, a disbarred lawyer, and a convicted perjurer, who lied to both Congress and the Special Counsel (Robert Mueller) in a 'deliberate and premeditated' fashion according to the Special Counsel's Office."
The White House talking points - farmed out to surrogates such as Donald Trump Jr - are that he's a "disgraced liar" and "convicted perjurer".