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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HALF-TRUTHS

This was half true, and like all half-truths, was particularly calculated to deceive.

We are compelled to see that their systems were only plausible, that their truths were but half-truths.

Let us not play with a situation that is too serious for half-truths.

This is a half-truth, and like all half-truths it conceals a most dangerous fallacy.

The prophet will be a prophet of half-truths, because the whole truth will not be popular.

Why should I read this man's weak efforts—what profits me that man's half-truths?

If you are the first man you see but half-truths and you hate your enemies.

She condescended to no subterfuges, no half-truths, no beatings about the bush.

Only let us keep it supplied with the truths of the study, and not with the half-truths of the forum.

Partial truths, half-truths, little bits of the great question.