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  • verbtell an untruth
  • verbbe prostrate, flat
  • verbbe situated

synonyms for lain

  • deceive
  • mislead
  • misrepresent
  • promote
  • BS
  • beguile
  • bull
  • con
  • concoct
  • delude
  • dissemble
  • dissimulate
  • distort
  • dupe
  • equivocate
  • exaggerate
  • fabricate
  • fake
  • falsify
  • fib
  • forswear
  • frame
  • fudge
  • invent
  • malign
  • misguide
  • misinform
  • misspeak
  • misstate
  • overdraw
  • palter
  • perjure
  • pervert
  • phony
  • plant
  • prevaricate
  • snow
  • soft-soap
  • victimize
  • be untruthful
  • bear false witness
  • break promise
  • go back on
  • make believe
  • misinstruct
  • put on
  • put up a front
  • string along
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antonyms for lain

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  • destroy
  • tell truth
  • stand
  • straighten
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How to use lain in a sentence

For medical students, bonds are forged by sharing the same air for hours at a time, toiling over a body lain supine on a table before them.
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She felt sure that the significance of the whole occurrence had lain in her own self-consciousness.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The letter had lain at his Club three days, it was dated Switzerland and the postmark was Montreux.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The same, after having lain against a wall for two months and nine days longer.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
I have lain down at four o'clock these two mornings, Glennie having kindly relieved my watching at that hour.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
A somewhat similar case occurs where the wind bears sand against window panes or a bottle which has long lain on the shore.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
She clasped her thin hands in a frenzy of impotent rage—with Anne Ashton had lain the real triumph, with herself the sacrifice.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
If a man, after his father, has lain in the bosom of his mother, one shall burn them both of them together.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
Tessa had slept fitfully; Sue had lain perfectly quiet, not speaking again or moving.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The vessel with which she collided was her sister ship which had lain alongside of her in London Docks.
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
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