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  • as inlying
  • as inperjurious

synonyms for inventing

  • misleading
  • dissembling
  • dissimulating
  • double-crossing
  • double-dealing
  • equivocating
  • falsifying
  • fibbing
  • misrepresenting
  • misstating
  • prevaricating
  • two-timing
  • wrong
  • committing perjury
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • false
  • guileful
  • mendacious
  • perfidious
  • shifty
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • two-faced
  • unreliable
  • untruthful
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antonyms for inventing

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  • honest
  • direct
  • frank
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    How to use inventing in a sentence

    He had a rare gift of inventing words and phrases, and all sorts of bizarre expressions, that linger in the mind.
    CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
    As the queen-mother had very handsome legs, she was accused of inventing this method of riding, in order to show them.
    CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
    The Governor's wife hates your mother, and is ingenious in inventing occasions to have you whipped.
    THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
    They have not got to inventing any contrivance for that yet, thank Heaven!
    MY LADY LUDLOWELIZABETH GASKELL
    Tadeo named all the persons who arrived, when he did not know them inventing titles, biographies, and interesting sketches.
    THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
    Iron merely served for utensils, and the poems reflect that stage of transition which no poet could dream of inventing.
    HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
    Thus Galileo came very near to inventing both the thermometer and the barometer, but yet invented neither!
    INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
    How dare you come into the presence of a Princess inventing such slanderous monstrosities against your superior.
    THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
    Then I stopped crying, absorbed entirely in the fine story I was inventing of the big fish's capture and death.
    TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
    A more truculent commander would have no difficulty in inventing a pretext for taking off his head.
    SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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