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.
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.