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  • 21untruth — a. 1. Falsehood, treachery, want of fidelity. 2. Falsehood, lie, fiction, fabrication, story, forgery, invention, misstatement, misrepresentation …

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  • 22untruth — noun (C) formal a word meaning a lie, used because you want to avoid saying this directly …

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  • 23untruth — n 1. untruthfulness, inveracity, falsity, lying, mendacity, truthlessness; erroneousness, fallaciousness, untrueness, misrepresentation; prevarication, perjury, dissimulation; sophistry, casuistry, Jesuitism, subtlety, subreption; deceitfulness,… …

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  • 24untruth — un·truth …

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  • 25untruth — [ʌnˈtruːθ] noun [C] formal a lie …

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  • 26untruth — un•truth [[t]ʌnˈtruθ[/t]] n. pl. truths ( trootz′, trooths′). 1) the state or character of being untrue 2) want of veracity; divergence from truth 3) a falsehood or lie 4) archaic disloyalty • Etymology: bef. 900 …

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  • 27untruth — /ʌnˈtruθ/ (say un troohth) noun 1. the state or character of being untrue. 2. want of veracity; divergence from truth. 3. something untrue; a falsehood or lie. 4. Obsolete unfaithfulness or disloyalty …

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  • 28intentional untruth — index lie, story (falsehood) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 29state an untruth — index misrepresent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 30tell an untruth — index lie (falsify), misguide, mislead, misstate, prevaricate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 31Lie — (l[imac]), n. [AS. lyge; akin to D. leugen, OHG. lugi, G. l[ u]ge, lug, Icel. lygi, Dan. & Sw. l[ o]gn, Goth. liugn. See {Lie} to utter a falsehood.] 1. A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation of truth; …

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  • 32To give the lie to — Lie Lie (l[imac]), n. [AS. lyge; akin to D. leugen, OHG. lugi, G. l[ u]ge, lug, Icel. lygi, Dan. & Sw. l[ o]gn, Goth. liugn. See {Lie} to utter a falsehood.] 1. A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation… …

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  • 33White lie — Lie Lie (l[imac]), n. [AS. lyge; akin to D. leugen, OHG. lugi, G. l[ u]ge, lug, Icel. lygi, Dan. & Sw. l[ o]gn, Goth. liugn. See {Lie} to utter a falsehood.] 1. A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional violation… …

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  • 34lie# — lie vb Lie, prevaricate, equivocate, palter, fib mean to tell an untruth directly or indirectly. Lie is the straightforward word, flatly imputing dishonesty to the speaker {he lies, and he knows he lies Johnson} {the article . . . has… …

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  • 35Søren Kierkegaard — Søren Aabye Kierkegaard Sketch of Søren Kierkegaard by Niels Christian Kierkegaard, c. 1840 Full name Søren Aabye Kierkegaard Born 5 May 1813 Copenhagen, Denmark Died 11 November 1855 …

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  • 36lie — / lī/ vi lay / lā/, lain, / lān/, ly·ing: to be sustainable or capable of being maintained: have grounds under the law holding that an action of battery would lie Scott v. Bradford, 606 P.2d 554 (1979) remedies for misrepresentation...will not… …

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  • 37falsehood — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of honesty Nouns 1. falsehood, falseness, dishonesty; falsity, falsification; deception, untruth; lying, misrepresentation, disinformation, plausible denial; mendacity, perjury, forgery, invention,… …

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  • 38William B. Ebbert — William Baltzell Ebbert (February 28, 1846 February 27, 1927) was an officer and adjutant in the Union Army (1st Regiment West Virginia Infantry Volunteers), a Colorado legislator, newspaper publisher, author, farmer, businessman, and poet.… …

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  • 39lie — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. prevaricate, falsify, deceive; recline, rest, be situated; extend. See falsehood, deception, location, horizontal. Ant., fact, truth. lie detector II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An intentional… …

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  • 40Falsehood — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Falsehood >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 falsehood falsehood falseness Sgm: N 1 falsity falsity falsification Sgm: N 1 deception deception &c. 545 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth &c. 546 Sgm …

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