Lie synonyms

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(Countable) A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie
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Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
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(Uncountable) Extreme exaggeration or overstatement; especially as a literary or rhetorical device.
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The condition of being fraudulent
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(Medicine, informal) Short form of fibula.
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The fact or condition of being untruthful; dishonesty.
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(Optics) an aberration that causes magnification to change over the field of view.
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The characteristic of being false.
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A false or damaging accusation or insinuation:
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Obloquy is verbal abuse, or disgrace resulting from abuse.
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An untrue statement; falsehood; lie
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Works in this category:
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A rehearsal of what has occurred; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.
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The definition of fabrication is something that is false or not real.
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A dishonest action or trick; fraud or lie
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An error or mistake
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A statement that is false. Usually indicating an error rather than an intentional lie.
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A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc.
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The dissemination of intentionally false information to deliberately confuse or mislead.
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A falsehood told with utter confidence and without trying to conceal the fact that it is false, especially a planned or deliberate falsehood.
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Incorrect or unfaithful representation in the capacity of agent or official representative, as of a principal in a matter of business, or of constituents in legislation.
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An intentional misstatement
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Showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong
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Deception used to achieve an end:
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An absurd or highly improbable tale passed off as being true.
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A false and malicious statement meant to hurt someone's reputation
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An act of committing such a crime:
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Anything that gives an unflattering or damaging picture of the subject with which it is dealing
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Anything forged
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An often trivial, diplomatic or well-intentioned untruth.
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One that corks bottles, for example.
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To incline or turn from a direct line or course, esp. one that is perpendicular or level; slope
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To speak evil of; defame; slander; traduce
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To design a new process or mechanism.
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(Idiomatic) to create falsely, to fabricate (particularly applied to accusations, (legal) charges or evidence).
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To be situated
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That which is real, in a deeper sense; spiritual or "˜genuine' reality.
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To be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position.
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An intentional misstatement
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The telling of a lie or lies
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To give a false or misleading account of
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To desert a cause, party, etc.; become a renegade; apostatize
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Romantic legend or tradition:
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The state or quality of being deceptive
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(Law) A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it.
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An intentional misstatement
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A defaming or being defamed; detraction, slander, or libel
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A derogatory or damaging comment on a person's character or reputation; disparagement:
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The action of slandering a person without that person's knowledge.
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The act of reviling.
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Something not true; a false statement.
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Slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination
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An intentional misstatement
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An intentional misstatement
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An exaggerated or boastful story; a tall tale.
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An intentional misstatement
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The definition of a crock is a pot made of earthenware, or a piece of earthenware, or is slang for something that is nonsense.
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(Informal) Foolish talk or thought; nonsense.
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Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense.
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A means of evading; a subterfuge.
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(Finance) To show, in accounting, (an item of charge inserted in an account) to be wrong.
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To tell an untruth; lie
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To utter an untruth
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To use equivocal terms in order to deceive, mislead, hedge, etc.; be deliberately ambiguous
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To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.
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To lead in a wrong direction; lead astray
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To give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information.
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To state wrongly or falsely.
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To speak mistakenly, inappropriately, or rashly.
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To utter an untruth
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To utter an untruth
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To decide or declare that one will not or will no longer engage in (an activity or habit, for example):
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To utter an untruth
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To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat
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To interpret incorrectly; misconstrue or distort:
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To interlock or interlace:
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To state in exaggerated terms.
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To add grace notes, syncopated accents, trills, etc. to (a melody)
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To make by means of needlework:
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To make an overdraft.
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To give an untrue testimony. To lie
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To hide or disguise by adopting a false appearance.
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Dissemble is defined as to hide or be dishonest about your true motives, feelings or beliefs.
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To utter an untruth
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To fool, as by false promises or wrong notions; mislead; deceive; trick
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To work (raw or partly wrought materials) into suitable forms for use.
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To talk or act insincerely or misleadingly; equivocate.
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To beguile is defined as to deceive someone in a cunning way or to enchant someone and make him become attracted to you.
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To utter an untruth
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(Idiomatic) to exaggerate, often to the point where the truth is obscured or lost.
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To utter an untruth
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(UK, military) To polish boots to a high shine.
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To utter an untruth
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To be or become long, large, or comprehensive:
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To use persuasion or inducement successfully. Often used with on, upon, or with.
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Endure is defined as to put up with or to undergo.
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be situated
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To be prostrate
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To be prostrate
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To be prostrate
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To be prostrate
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To be prostrate
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To be prostrate
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To sit or lie with the body and limbs spread out awkwardly.
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To lean or lounge about in a relaxed or lazy manner
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To be lazy or idle; loaf
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To be prostrate
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To be prostrate
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To be prostrate
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(Intransitive) to be lazy or remiss
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To lie or lean back or down; specif., to rest or repose lying down
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To rest in death or a grave
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To lie fully extended
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To lie down on a bed, as to sleep; recline
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To lie down to sleep, to put oneself in one's bed
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(Idiomatic) to submit something; to give
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To give up one's work, business, career, etc., esp. because of advanced age
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To assume a prostrate position
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To assume a prostrate position
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(Idiomatic) To go to bed.
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Accordance with truth; accuracy of statement
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The quality of being truthful
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Stand is defined as to be in an upright position.
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To be prostrate
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To rest on the haunches with the forelegs braced
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Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
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To assume a prostrate position
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To come up from a lower to a higher position.
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Lack of honesty or integrity; improbity.
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An effective, clever or quick way of doing something.
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To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of.
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To be supported or based; lie, lean, or sit:
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(Intransitive) To rest in a state of reduced consciousness.
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Of the lowest degree; miserable; wretched
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The definition of blatant is to be very forward, loud or conspicuous.
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Not truthful; lying or false
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The definition of a canard is a false or misleading story.
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The practice of keeping secrets
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The use of expressions susceptible of a double signification, possibly intentionally and with the aim of misleading.
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The act or result of fabulating; a fabrication.
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Lack of veracity; untruthfulness
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Alternative form of roorbach.
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Deliberate concealment or misrepresentation of facts so as to gain some benefit or advantage
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The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
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(Figuratively) To take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warmth or happiness. (This verb is usually followed by "in").
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To give a false impression:
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To continue being; live
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To engage in the composition of fables or stories, especially those featuring a strong element of fantasy:
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To fudge means to manipulate or conceal the truth.
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(Intransitive) To pine away in longing for something; to have low spirits, especially from lovesickness. [from 14th c.]
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(Rare) To locate
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To reduce to extreme weakness or incapacitation; overcome:
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To continue; go on being
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Simple past tense and past participle of situate.
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To deliberately act evasively or prolong a discussion in order to gain time or postpone a decision, sometimes in order to reach a compromise or simply to make a conversation more temperate.
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Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed:
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Sincerity; fairness; straightforwardness
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Straighten is to make something orderly or unwavy.
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falsify
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tell an untruth
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To be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position.
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To increase the quantity of by admixture or dilution:
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To be contained or inherent (in something) as a cause, effect, or characteristic
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To fasten one's attention on something, especially moodily or persistently:
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To be inherent or innate.
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Reside is defined as to live or dwell somewhere.
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(Idiomatic) A greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.
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(Reflexive) To knowingly and willfully make a false statement of witness while in court.
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To carry on; persist in:
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Proper alignment or adjustment:
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Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
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Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
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(Archaic) To be brought to bed in childbirth.
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Any story told to excite wonder; common talk; the theme of talk.
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(Uncountable) The state of being untruthful; dishonesty.
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A false or unsupported, malicious statement (spoken or published), especially one which is injurious to a person's reputation; the making of such a statement
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(Uncountable) Astuteness often marked by a certain sense of cunning or artful deception.
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(Informal) An outstanding, extreme, or outrageous example of its kind.
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To be an improper or bad representative of
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To overstate, to describe more than is fact.
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To contrive something using skill or ingenuity
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To utter an untruth
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To stand, move, sit, lie, etc. in a relaxed or lazy way; loll
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Start is defined as to begin, set out to appear or to move suddenly.
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Non-professional; not being a member of an organized institution.
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Synonym Study

  • Fib imp lie s the telling of a falsehood about something unimportant and is sometimes a euphemism for lie
  • Fabricate suggests the invention of a false story, excuse, etc. intended to deceive but may be somewhat softer in connotation than lie
  • Equivocate implies the deliberate use of ambiguity in order to deceive or mislead
  • Prevaricate strictly means to quibble or confuse the issue in order to evade the truth, but it is loosely used as a formal or affected substitute for lie
  • Lie is the simple direct word meaning to make a deliberately false statement
Find another word for lie. In this page you can discover 209 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lie, like: falsehood, deception, hyperbole, fraudulence, fib, mendacity, distortion, falseness, aspersion, obloquy and untruth.