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half-truth

See definition of half-truth on Dictionary.com
  • as infalsehood
  • as ingenerality
  • as inwhite lie

synonyms for half-truth

  • 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
  • untruism
See also synonyms for: half-truths

antonyms for half-truth

MOST RELEVANT
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • uprightness
  • nonfiction
  • reality
  • detail
  • specific
  • specificity
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    How to use half-truth in a sentence

    And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    It is the principal waste-product of metabolism, and constitutes about one-half of all the solids excreted—about 30 gm.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    Hilda, trembling at the door, more than half expected Mr. Orgreave to say: "You mean, she's invited herself."
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    All changes are to be Rang either by walking them (as the term is) or else Whole-pulls, or Half-pulls.
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    The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    I ask for half a dozen projectors or so in every school, and for a well-stocked storehouse of films.
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