There are 2 definitions of lying in English:

lying1

Syllabification: ly·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈlī-iNG
 
/
  • present participle of lie1.

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There are 2 definitions of lying in English:

lying2

Syllabification: ly·ing
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈlī-iNG/
  • present participle of lie2.

adjective

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Derivatives

lyingly

adverb
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  • Immigration has reached ‘a crunch point,’ he lyingly claimed, before extolling the draconian measures already taken by his government to restrict immigration.
  • Days later the army arrives with the coffin, pompously and lyingly informing the family that ‘the deceased was the victim of a terrorist attack.’
  • ‘I'd have to talk to my mom, but it sounds fun’ said Jacob half lyingly.

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