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  • n. A liar or sycophant who boasts of his falsehood.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ἀβυδοκόμης (Abudokomēs), after the town Ἄβυδος (Abudos, "Abydos"), the inhabitants of which were known for inventing slanders and boasting of them. (Wiktionary)

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