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To ignore it, and it is too commonly ignored, is to falsify every issue.

To do that would be to falsify history and disregard the artistic canons.

What motive could any of us have had to mislead or falsify the history of the war.

But we must not falsify observation to avoid theoretical difficulties.

To forget it, and it is commonly forgotten, is to falsify every issue.

It was not to falsify Phillis's story that Saniel insisted on going to see Nougarede.

Will my sister then forget her promise, and falsify her oaths?

If you can not, is it not "robbing God" thus to falsify his Word?

But it is not worth while trying to make him falsify my character.

Stained-glass windows have their use, but they falsify the daylight.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to prove false," from Middle French falsifier (15c.), from Late Latin falsificare (see falsify). Meaning "to make false" is from c.1500. Earlier verb was simply falsen (c.1200). Related: Falsified; falsifying.

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