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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Lying, All articles lacking reliable references, Deception
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lie  prevarication  white lie  emergency lie  untruth
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A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth WordNet 3.0
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A statement that deviates from or perverts the truth WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A lie is an assertion that is believed to be false, typically used with the purpose of deceiving someone. Wikipedia
A type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement Wikipedia Disambiguation
Intentionally false statement to a person or group made by another person or group who knows it is not wholly the truth Wikidata
A lie that is told in an emergency situation in order to spare someone or to prevent something bad from happening. OmegaWiki
A false statement made with the intention to deceive. OmegaWiki
A lie that is told to avoid offense and to maintain harmony. OmegaWiki
A statement intended to deceive, even if literally true; a half-truth. Wiktionary
A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it. Wiktionary