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lie

1. the hiding place or lair of an animal
2. Golf
a. the position of the ball after a shot
b. the angle made by the shaft of the club before the upswing

Lie

Trygve Halvdan . 1896--1968, Norwegian statesman; first secretary-general of the United Nations (1946--52)

LiE

A symbolic mathematics package aimed at Lie groups.

["LiE, a Package for Lie Group Computations", M.A.A. van Leeuwen et al, in Computer Algebra Nederland, 1992 (ISBN 90-741160-02-7)].
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Government must not prevaricate, patients can suffer no longer LIAM DORNAN ON THE HEALTH SERVICE CRISIS
Prime Minister - delay, prevaricate, block or obstruct the implementation of what Scotland was promised, and Scotland will take matters into our own, democratic, hands.
After insisting on making a separate statement to the Commons, the Liberal Democrat leader said: "We mustn't now prevaricate.
To hesitate or to prevaricate in the face of such an issue would carry with it a great weight of responsibility," Sarkozy said.
The booze giants claim they want their customers to drink responsibly - then prevaricate over measures which would help them to do just that.
One wonders whether the problem lies with politicians, who prevaricate year after year until some sort of a decision is forced upon them, or with the rivalry between the services that encourages ever-greater mega-projects.
Moliere's play, written in 1622, asks a question that is no easier to answer today than it was then: when one is asked to be completely honest, is it better to be painfully and perhaps hurtfully truthful, or should one prevaricate a little to save the feelings of a friend?
Our MPs would do well to remember that most of these victims are little children, and for as long as they continue to prevaricate on this issue victims like little Kyle will continue to present themselves to specialist burns units.
If the North continues to prevaricate on the issue, Japan may set a specific date by which the country must give a convincing answer, the sources said.
they prevaricate & strut--they go out & glitter but
When Linda Peterson, a 27-year veteran account executive for the Los Angeles Times, received an internal e-mail offering employees more than 50 years of age a buyout, she decided not to prevaricate.