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synonyms for untruth

  • distortion
  • misrepresentation
  • whopper
  • canard
  • deceit
  • lie
  • prevarication

antonyms for untruth

MOST RELEVANT
  • honesty
  • truth
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How to use untruth in a sentence

Yet if there is a measure of untruth in such pretty flatteries, one needs to be superhuman in order to condemn them harshly.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
On the other hand it seems to be thought that there are people who are specially fitted to be the victims of untruth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
An untruth is passed over carelessly and the child allowed to cover up its sins without realizing their sinfulness.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
And little better in results than telling an untruth is putting the child off till some future time.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
You may say so without any risk of telling an untruth; for, on the word of a hunter, I never had such a tough job.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
The thing showed in its hopeless untruth all the clearer for the fine, clean emotion with which she gave it out to me.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Such an assertion is simply a bold affirmation of an untruth, which, when we examine it seriously, falls of itself to the ground.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
"You have been told an untruth," replied Napoleon impatiently, evidently displeased with Betsy.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
But the question was plump and direct, and concealment and untruth were alike absolutely foreign to his nature.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
This is a victory, not of one race over another, but of the faith over heresy, truth over untruth.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN TALBOT SMITH
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