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  • falsehood — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of honesty Nouns 1. falsehood, falseness, dishonesty; falsity, falsification; deception, untruth; lying, misrepresentation, disinformation, plausible denial; mendacity, perjury, forgery, invention,… …   English dictionary for students

  • fib — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. white lie. See falsehood. Ant., truth. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. prevarication, fabrication, misrepresentation, white lie; see lie 1 . v. Syn. prevaricate, fabricate, misrepresent; see lie 1 . See… …   English dictionary for students

  • lie — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. prevaricate, falsify, deceive; recline, rest, be situated; extend. See falsehood, deception, location, horizontal. Ant., fact, truth. lie detector II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An intentional… …   English dictionary for students

  • falsehood — I noun canard, commentum, deception, dissimulation, distortion, distortion of truth, equivocation, evasion, fabrication, false assertion, false statement, falsification, falsity, falsum, fiction, flam, fraud, fraudulence, inaccuracy, intentional… …   Law dictionary

  • fiction — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fabrication, falsehood; romance, myth, hypothesis. See description. Ant., fact. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Something invented or feigned] Syn. fabrication, untruth, invention; see fantasy 2 , lie 1 . 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • misrepresentation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. misstate ment, distortion, exaggeration, perversion, falsification; caricature, burlesque, travesty; mimicry, mockery, parody, takeoff, imitation. See falsehood. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. counterfeit,… …   English dictionary for students

  • misstatement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. error, mistake; misrepresentation, perversion, falsehood. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. exaggeration, distortion, falsity; see error 1 , mistake 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. misrepresentation,… …   English dictionary for students

  • story — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tale, narrative, yarn; report, account, news article; plot; floor, stage, level. See description, news, layer. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Imaginative writing] Syn. write up, fable, narrative, tale, myth,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tale — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. story, account, recital; count[ing], tally; report; fable, yarn, legend; rumor. See description, information. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A story] Syn. anecdote, fairy tale, folk tale; see story . 2. [A… …   English dictionary for students

  • untruth — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See deception, falsehood. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. falsehood, misrepresentation, evasion, lie, prevarication, distortion, deceit, canard, trick, pretense, false appearance, gull, cheat, mistake,… …   English dictionary for students

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