fal·si·fi·ca·tion /ˌfȯl-si-fə-'kā-shən/ n: an act or instance of falsifying

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun beguilement, corrumpere, counterfeit, deceit, deceitfulness, deception, disguise, dissimulation, distortion, dupery, duplicity, exaggeration, fabrication, fake, fibbing, flimflam, forgery, forswearing, fraud, hoax, imposture, indirection, insincerity, interpolare, invention, lying, mendacity, misconstruction, misquotation, misrepresentation, misstatement, mockery, perjury, phoniness, pretense, prevarication, trickery, trumpery, untruthfulness, vitiare associated concepts: falsification of evidence, falsification of records, falsification of testimony, perjury II index artifice, canard, color (deceptive appearance), counterfeit, deceit, deception, dishonesty, distortion, fake, false pretense, falsehood, fiction, figment, forgery, fraud, hoax, hypocrisy, libel, lie, misrepresentation, misstatement, overstatement, perjury, pretense (pretext), pretext, story (falsehood), subreption

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