groundless story

groundless story
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  • groundless — [[t]gra͟ʊndləs[/t]] ADJ: usu v link ADJ If you say that a fear, accusation, or story is groundless, you mean that it is not based on evidence and is unlikely to be true or valid. Fears that the world was about to run out of fuel proved groundless …   English dictionary

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  • canard — I noun deceit, deception, fabrication, false report, false rumor, false statement, falsehood, falsification, fiction, fraud, groundless story, hoax, lie, report intended to delude, roorback, rumor, ruse, trick, unfounded story, untruth,… …   Law dictionary

  • canard — n. [Fr.] Hoax, groundless story, false rumor, fabrication …   New dictionary of synonyms

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