is used as a somewhat softened substitute for lying, esp. with reference to statements, reports, etc. an untruthful account
suggests only the act of telling a falsehood curb your lying tongue
implies an intent to make someone believe what is not true, as by giving a false appearance, using fraud, etc. a deceitful advertisement
implies the act or practice of telling a lie, or of cheating, deceiving, stealing, etc. a dishonest official
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You know how stubborn you are about not doing business with dishonest people.
A dishonest person tends to show it in the most subtle ways.
A dishonest and corrupt judge, he was deprived of his office and imprisoned in 1552.
This is because those involved were dishonest.
Butchers have palmed off upon their customers imported fresh meat as homegrown, and secured a dishonest profit by charging for it the prices of the latter, which are considerably in excess of those of the imported product.