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Former Colorado County Clerks Association director Pam Anderson refused to play along with the party’s fibs and says her former colleagues ran a fair 2020 count.

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Often, people will tell a fib to keep from hurting another’s feelings.

The fib led to Pressler losing her job on the Bloomberg investigative unit before it started.

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There is the requisite moment when they read their wedding license and realize for the first time both had been telling fibs about their real age.

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When her friends would go to the movies, Nadia had to fib about her whereabouts in order to tag along.

Despite Eban's fib, Raz concludes that Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser wasn't ready to negotiate with Israel.

It started with a fib to her family after her first year of college in Saudi Arabia.

With all sides conceding Anthony was a liar, her fate now hangs on which fib the jury buys.

Don't fib; brace up and make a clean breast of it, and if you need advice I am full of it.

"It was to tease you," said John, who understood at once and who was willing to fib in a good cause.

It is a positive joy to meet a man who had rather appear uncivil than coin a polite fib.

You've been telling me a great big fib, because there are the soldiers coming back again.

Amphibology, am-fib-ol′o-ji, n. the use of ambiguous phrases or such as can be construed in two senses.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fib, such as: canard, crock, equivocation, evasiveness, fabrication, and falsehood.

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