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The only time women do at all well in fibbing is to each other.

And that was uttered in such a way as to declare that Mrs. Western had been fibbing.

Caroline was fibbing—or, at least, partly so—but Rose had no way of knowing that.

As Marjory was not in the habit of fibbing, she didn't know what to say.

I have no idea of going to the ball, and you would be the belle, if you were to attend; so there was no fibbing, was there?

But I got away as quick as I could, for I felt so ashamed because of my fibbing.

I felt she would know I was fibbing if I did fib, so it wasn't worth while.

You don't think there was any fibbing when I said you were a sure-'nough princess, do you?

But I have lived it down; I should like to hear any of them fibbing against me now.

"I hope it is not due to your fibbing that you are all tangled up," she said.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, from fib (n.). Related: Fibbed; fibbing.

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