Thesaurus / lie
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I am satisfied now that my duties do not lie here, though the dear creatures here will be a constant motive for work and economy.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
The buffaloes generally keep to the pools and muddy places, where they lie wallowing or basking in the warm mud for hours.
THE JUNGLE BOOKRUDYARD KIPLING
When all was ready the mother carried the bride to that chamber where she should lie, to disarray her for the night.
FRENCH MEDIAEVAL ROMANCES FROM THE LAYS OF MARIE DE FRANCEMARIE DE FRANCE
Could I lie here in bed, and let that delicate little thing work for me out there in the kitchen?
RICO AND WISELIJOHANNA SPYRI
Evidently these people had swallowed every lie his enemies had printed.
THE ROOT OF EVILTHOMAS DIXON
They tell me that vapours rise up from the land and lie above it like a cloud.
THE HOUSE UNDER THE SEASIR MAX PEMBERTON
Impeachment will lie against all kinds of crimes and misdemeanours, and against offenders of all ranks.
Now if you don't mind,' says he, 'I'll lie down on that couch and doze off for about nine minutes before Mr. Tucker comes.
THE GENTLE GRAFTERO. HENRY
She was very unscrupulous in her diplomacy, and did not stick at a lie when an evasion would no longer serve.
A HISTORY OF ENGLANDCHARLES OMAN
His army was to lie to the north of the 6th French Army, with its centre crossing the river Somme.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 2 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
WORDS RELATED TO LIE
- con game
- confidence game
- fast one
- fast shuffle
- snow job
- black eye
- character assassination
- cheap shot
- dirty laundry
- low-down dirty
- slap in face
- running down
- smear campaign
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