An equivocal word or expression.
(Uncountable) The characteristic of being untrue.
Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
Lack of conformity to truth or fact; inaccuracy.
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
(Informal) A lie, especially one that is more or less inconsequential.
A malicious story, piece of gossip, or petty complaint.
Something untrue; a lie.
The use of equivocal language.
(By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
(Chiefly Brit.) Wordy, vague, or indecisive talk or writing
An absurd or highly improbable tale passed off as being true.
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Lack of veracity; untruthfulness.
(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
Proper alignment or adjustment:
The telling of a lie or lies
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