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synonyms for falsehood

  • cover-up
  • deceit
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • distortion
  • fabrication
  • fakery
  • fallacy
  • falsity
  • misstatement
  • perjury
  • prevarication
  • sham
  • tall tale
  • untruth
  • canard
  • dissimulation
  • equivocation
  • erroneousness
  • error
  • fable
  • fallaciousness
  • falseness
  • feigning
  • fib
  • fiction
  • figment
  • fraud
  • hogwash
  • line
  • mendacity
  • pretense
  • story
  • tale
  • untruthfulness
  • whopper
  • yarn
  • fibbery
  • half-truth
  • untruism
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antonyms for falsehood

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  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • uprightness
  • nonfiction
  • reality
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Once falsehoods move to encrypted messaging apps like Telegram and WhatsApp, it becomes significantly harder to monitor and put a stop them.
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Every falsehood eventually comes back to haunt Carlson, a fellow who pontificates every night on the country’s affairs.
IN ATTACKING OCASIO-CORTEZ, TUCKER CARLSON MAXES OUT ON HYPOCRISYERIK WEMPLEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Were she president, one assumes that Rubio would strongly advocate robust coverage of her falsehoods and an exploration of conspiracy theories she might offer that could lead to dangerous situations.
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Such falsehoods will be a major impediment to the vaccine campaign.
THE KEY TO COMBATING CONSPIRACY THEORIES ABOUT CORONAVIRUS VACCINESCAMERON GIVENSFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Advocacy groups push for Marjorie Taylor Greene’s resignation over report that she spread falsehoods about school shootingsOn Tuesday, CNN’s KFile published the findings of its review of hundreds of posts and comments on Greene’s Facebook page.
REP. MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE’S ENDORSEMENT OF CONSPIRACY THEORIES, VIOLENCE SPARKS CALLS FOR HER RESIGNATION — AGAINREIS THEBAULTJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So the work of countering falsehoods on social media falls to journalists, academics and other experts.
WHAT IF THE WEB LOOKED MORE LIKE WIKIPEDIA?ALEX FITZPATRICKJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
Government, which is the preservative of the general happiness and safety, cannot be secure if falsehood and malice are suffered to rob it of the confidence and affection of the people.
WHAT THE 1798 SEDITION ACT GOT RIGHT — AND WHAT IT MEANS TODAYKAITLYN CARTERJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Three former CPUC employees said in interviews that the report contained falsehoods.
SHE NOTICED $200 MILLION MISSING, THEN SHE WAS FIREDBY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONDECEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
Callimachi said she had Chaudhry “lying about key aspects of his account and reported it,” but faulted herself for missing other falsehoods, adding that the caveats weren’t “enough.”
NEW YORK TIMES SAYS IT CAN’T VERIFY ISIS CLAIMS IN ‘CALIPHATE’ PODCAST BUT ISSUES NO RETRACTIONELAHE IZADI, PAUL FARHIDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even if you are going to debunk a claim in the hope of pointing out a falsehood to friends and family, experts warn not to share the original false post.
VACCINE HOAXES ARE RAMPANT ON SOCIAL MEDIA. HERE’S HOW TO SPOT THEM.RACHEL LERMANDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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