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Vox’s Brian Resnick has written extensively on “deep canvassing,” a tactic that was mired in controversy when Science retracted the initial 2014 study after the researcher was found to have falsified his data.

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The frustration for theoretical ecologists is that, with thousands of disparate ecosystems around the globe, ecological theories can be hard to universally falsify.

During that time, he reported only one of his hires to the board of overseers for falsifying invoices, commission records show.

Because Pirahã, according to Dan, would falsify that hypothesis.

We will permanently ban any pollster found to be falsifying data.

She helped falsify accounts and keep track of which clients were depositing or withdrawing money, but she did not testify.

The scientific method cannot establish truths; it can only falsify hypotheses.

Other families go to much more extreme lengths, like those who falsify applications or tax returns.

If there were a law to punish those who adulterate or falsify "truth," our magistrates would be kept extremely busy.

I may equally charge controversial writers with fraud, when they falsify the words or arguments of an opponent.

But we must not falsify observation to avoid theoretical difficulties.

It may be added, that even the height of the boot-heels of young collegians of twenty-five would tend to falsify the average.

It will be curious if the result, as not unfrequently happens, should be such as to falsify both conclusions.

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On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to falsify, such as: contradict, contravene, counterfeit, deceive, distort, and exaggerate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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