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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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At the time, such efforts by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, special envoy Scott Gration, and part-time envoy and prevaricator Senator John Kerry attempted to foist on Juba more "compromises" than were already embodied in the Abyei Protocol of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA, 2005) and the ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on Abyei's boundaries (July 2009).
Representing this African situation is the figurine Chamutang'a, alias, 'the slippery customer or prevaricator.
The girl's fascinated by this mysterious new word and innocently asks: what does prevaricator mean?
Netanyahu is a world-class prevaricator, with this quality on display throughout his remarks.
This does not mean abandoning negotiations, but rather doing away with the likes of the Quartet, whose feats include appointing Tony Blair as an inept envoy, and becoming a dispenser of vapid statements and a prevaricator that obstructs the tackling of issues on the ground.
The image of the "flying Pope", titled Agent Prevaricator, was created by the artist iRat, in response to the Papal visit, and Corke says it has already generated both positive and negative responses from those who have seen it above the gallery.
There were glimpses of the old prevaricator when he refused to say why he did not publicly back South Shields MP David Miliband as the next Labour leader.
At least that was the case of at least one prevaricator whose name popped up in a suspicious activity report (SAR) alerting the authorities to possible mortgage fraud while he was on probation for an earlier criminal offense.
The 1860 version of the poem begins with an eight-line confession omitted from subsequent editions of Leaves, in which the persona announces, "I own that I have been sly, thievish, mean, a prevaricator, greedy, derelict, // And I own that I remain so yet" (325n).
Hillary Clinton will soon catch up to the great prevaricator -- her husband, Bill.
Hemingway has clearly had his way with Knee's imagination, and the resulting fiery prevaricator is a pleasure to watch: Sosko's leonine pugilist leads with his pelvis and all but drags his knuckles across the stage as he munches on the scenery.