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It would be untrue to say that Hester was not interested in the news.

It is all untrue; actors were then, as now, only mummers without judgement.

In these many years I have never been untrue to you in a single thought.

But I will not believe you when you tell me what I know to be untrue.

All of which Tony Cornish remembered later; for it was untrue.

Denial would be useless, and in denying, you would be untrue to yourself.

His picture of the Doge's palace at Venice was quite clay-cold and untrue.

But I should like to know, Socrates, whether you mean to say that all this is untrue?'

But then I suppose you will say that what he creates is untrue.

Then one half of the saying is untrue, if the wicked are like one another?

WORD ORIGIN

Old English untreowe "unfaithful" (of persons), from un- (1) "not" + true (adj.). Cf. Middle Dutch ongetrouwe, Middle Low German ungetruwe, Old High German ungitriuwi, Old Norse utryggr. Meaning "contrary to facts" is attested from c.1300.

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