Cretism
Cretism Cre"tism (kr[=e]"t[i^]z'm), n. [Gr. ????? lying, fr. ????? to act like a Cretan, that is, to lie. ``The Cretians are always liars.'' --Titus i. 12.] A Cretan practice; lying; a falsehood. [1913 Webster]

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  • cretism — crēˈtism noun A lie • • • Main Entry: ↑Cretan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Creticism — Cre ti*cism ( t[i^]*s[i^]z m), n. Falsehood; lying; cretism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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