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lying

lying as in the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

    Synonyms

    • prevaricationa statement that deviates from or perverts the truth ; intentionally vague or ambiguous ; the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
    • fabricationa deliberately false or improbable account ; writing in a fictional form ; the act of making something (a product) from raw materials; the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery) ; the deliberate act of deviating from the truth