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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He attacks these idols one after the other, and vigorously casts down these false gods.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY (VOLUME 1)J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
In a day or two the defeated aspirant had further cause to curse his false friend.
THE HEART OF HAPPY HOLLOWPAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR
At last I could try no more; they were all dead like mother; I had chased the false water on the savannah.
GREEN MANSIONSW. H. HUDSON
The secret you have whispered to me just now, whether true or false, I shall take to him.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
It is as false a stimulant as opium or alcohol, and leaves a corresponding mark.
THE TRANSLATION OF A SAVAGE, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Do you suppose that Śiva, who declared that you should be man and wife, can say what is false?
THE KATH SARIT SGARASOMADEVA BHATTA
"False rumors given out by the traitor, Havenner, who has now gone to the twilight of the gods," interrupted the Viceroy.
GIANTS ON THE EARTHSTERNER ST. PAUL MEEK
His false prophet is either Antichrist or that image or figment of which we have spoken in the same place.
THE CITY OF GOD, VOLUME IIAURELIUS AUGUSTINE
For a person,” said I, “who most unfortunately has lost his shadow, could you paint a false one?
PETER SCHLEMIHL ETC.ADELBERT CHAMISSO
Do gentlemen say opinions can be false which do not contain matter of fact?
WORDS RELATED TO FALSE
- not following
- off the wall
- without basis
- without foundation
- blue sky
- pipe dream
- at odds
- bad form
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