II. MODES OF COMMUNICATION
forgery, fabrication, invention; misstatement, misrepresentation; perversion, falsification, gloss, suggestio falsi; exaggeration [more].
invention, fabrication, fiction; fable, nursery tale; romance (imagination) [more]; absurd story, untrue story, false story, trumped up story, trumped up statement; thing devised by the enemy; canard; shave, sell, hum, traveler�s tale, Canterbury tale, cock and bull story, fairy tale, fake, press agent's yarn; claptrap.
myth, moonshine, bosh, all my eye and Betty Martin, mare's nest, farce.
irony; half truth, white lie, pious fraud; mental reservation (concealment) [more].
[Adjectives] untrue, false, trumped up; void of foundation, without- foundation; fictive, far from the truth, false as dicer's oaths; unfounded, ben trovato, invented, fabulous, fabricated, forged; fictitious, factitious, supposititious, surreptitious; elusory, illusory; ironical; soi-disant (misnamed) [more].