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

synonyms for lies

  • deceit
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • disinformation
  • distortion
  • evasion
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • fiction
  • forgery
  • inaccuracy
  • misrepresentation
  • myth
  • perjury
  • slander
  • tale
  • aspersion
  • backbiting
  • calumniation
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • detraction
  • fable
  • falseness
  • falsification
  • falsity
  • fib
  • fraudulence
  • guile
  • hyperbole
  • invention
  • libel
  • mendacity
  • misstatement
  • obloquy
  • prevarication
  • revilement
  • reviling
  • subterfuge
  • vilification
  • whopper
  • tall story
  • white lie
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antonyms for lies

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  • frankness
  • honesty
  • non-fiction
  • openness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • uprightness
  • compliment
  • praise
  • sincerity
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How to use lies in a sentence

Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
San Antonio de Bexar lies in a fertile and well-irrigated valley, stretching westward from the river Salado.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Every bell lies four times together before, and four times behind, except only when the extream changes are made behind.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
But the strange mystery, the secret that lies concealed within its organization, is realized by but few.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Under all man's dreams of eternal gods and eternal heavens lies man's passion for the eternal feminine.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Every night when he goes to bed, the monkey curls himself up by his side and lies there till morning.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The silence, profound, unalterable, was the silence in the soul that lies behind all passion and distress.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He carried tales, told lies, and tried to make trouble, for no reason but to gratify his inclinations.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
An appeal lies from its decision to the court of appeals consisting of three judges.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The danger is over for these others, but the poor youth who longed so greatly to succeed lies dead not far away.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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WORDS RELATED TO LIES

  • deceitfulness
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • falsity
  • hypocrisy
  • lies
  • pretense
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