Falsely
Falsely False"ly, adv. In a false manner; erroneously; not truly; perfidiously or treacherously. ``O falsely, falsely murdered.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Oppositions of science, falsely so called. --1 Tim. vi. 20. [1913 Webster]

Will ye steal, murder . . . and swear falsely ? --Jer. vii. 9. [1913 Webster]


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  • falsely — [adv] deceitfully basely, behind one’s back*, crookedly, dishonestly, dishonorably, disloyally, faithlessly, falseheartedly, malevolently, maliciously, perfidiously, roguishly, traitorously, treacherously, underhandedly, unfaithfully,… …   New thesaurus

  • falsely — adv. Falsely is used with these adjectives: ↑cheerful, ↑inflated, ↑modest, ↑negative Falsely is used with these verbs: ↑accuse, ↑attribute, ↑believe, ↑claim, ↑identify, ↑implicate, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • falsely — adverb 1. in an insincerely false manner a seduction on my part would land us with the necessity to rise, bathe and dress, chat falsely about this and that, and emerge into the rest of the evening as though nothing had happened • Derived from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • falsely — adverb In a false manner. He protested his innocence to the end, claiming he had been falsely charged and convicted …   Wiktionary

  • falsely — In a false manner, erroneously, not truly, perfidiously or treacherously. Dombroski v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 126 N.J.L. 545, 19 A.2d 678, 680. Knowingly affirming without probable cause. The word falsely , particularly in a criminal statute …   Black's law dictionary

  • falsely — In a false manner, erroneously, not truly, perfidiously or treacherously. Dombroski v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 126 N.J.L. 545, 19 A.2d 678, 680. Knowingly affirming without probable cause. The word falsely , particularly in a criminal statute …   Black's law dictionary

  • falsely — false ► ADJECTIVE 1) not in accordance with the truth or facts. 2) invalid or illegal. 3) deliberately intended to deceive. 4) artificial. 5) not actually so; illusory: a false sense of security. 6) disloyal. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • falsely — adverb see false I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • falsely — See false. * * * …   Universalium

  • falsely — Synonyms and related words: amiss, apparently, artificially, astray, beguilingly, deceptively, delusively, erroneously, factitiously, fallaciously, faultfully, faultily, in disguise, in name only, misleadingly, mistakenly, nominally, ostensibly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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