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liary

noun; derivation
lying, deception It is more likely, from context, that LIARY means the act of lying rather than the lies themselves. The gentleman was trying to instill in the person some personal responsibility for his actions. Otherwise, the younger person might try to shirk blame by arguing the semantics of the lies rather, shifting emphasis away from his own actions. It is pretty clear from context that the speaker was attempting to mimic the form of the word ‘trickery’. Thus, this word was likely formed from the word LIE and the noun suffix –ARY. It is uncertain whether this was from accidental mispronunciation or intentional variation for emphasis, effect, euphonic appeal.
 
Don’t resort to trickery and liary!
Etymology :
Source : joking admonition from an elder
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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