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verb as in be prostrate, flat

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They will learn that deadly incompetence, based on lies and lunacy and costing countless lives, means nothing.

That woman from George-a is foolish, full of fantasy and lies.

Gilbert was given a lie detector test along with another police officer, who considered himself a friend of Lewis’ — the same officer who would call me many years later.

Another that comes to mind is how the insurrection contributed to fringe conservative media having to reckon with the fact that spreading lies about a stolen election has real-world impacts.

A lot of the problems that we’re facing are the lies that probably are going to be protected by the First Amendment.

My doctor insisted that once I filed this piece I lie down on my bed and not get out.

I lie and nod my head yes while wiping the tears on my gray fleece sleeve.

“I knew it was a lie from the beginning,” Patrick told WLOS.

It is, in fact, legal for police to lie to suspects during interrogations.

But he drew me close  And he swallowed me down,  Down a dark slimy path  Where lie secrets that I never want to know […].

They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.

However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.

The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.

The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.

The hut was barely high enough to let him sit up, and long enough to let him lie down—not to stretch out.


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On this page you'll find 241 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lie, such as: deceit, deception, dishonesty, disinformation, distortion, and evasion.

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