(Law) A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it.
A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
An often trivial, diplomatic or well-intentioned untruth.
To prevaricate is to dance around the truth or speak evasively.
To make up (a story, reason, lie, etc.); invent
To serve incorrectly or dishonestly as an official representative of.
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
The telling of lies; lying
The condition of being false; lack of truth.
To minimize or protect against the loss of by counterbalancing one transaction, such as a bet, against another.
To decorate with paintings, etc. representing scenes from history or legend
tell undetailed lie
An absurd or highly improbable tale passed off as being true.
(Uncountable) The characteristic of being untrue.
Works in this category:
Lack of veracity; untruthfulness
To make untrue statements; lie.
Proper alignment or adjustment:
Equivocate is defined as to use vague language in order to mislead or deceive.
To deny earnestly or on oath
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