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Synonyms for lie

fib

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give the lie to something

recline

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be placed

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be situated

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  • be situated
  • sit
  • be located
  • be positioned

be buried

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Synonyms for lie

to be or place oneself in a prostrate or recumbent position

to take repose, as by sleeping or lying quietly

to have an inherent basis

to make untrue declarations

Synonyms for lie

a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)

position or manner in which something is situated

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originate (in)

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be and remain in a particular state or condition

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tell an untruth

have a place in relation to something else

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assume a reclining position

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But Wednesday's `Fifteen To One' quiz on Channel 4 gave the lie to that theory as it was won by Dave Gregory, an owner with Milton Keynes trainer Debbie Large of sprinter Commis Chef fame.
It gave the lie to pro-hunt attempts to pretend the animal being hunted enjoyed the chase and, if caught, the kill was quick and clean.
Both progenitor (as artist and as curator) and coequal, or even, like a lot of parents, sly competitor (in that she subtly tossed her hat into the same marketplace with her kids), Simmons also gave the lie to the sexism often associated with the Oedipal tale by slanting her show noticeably toward both female artists and female imagery.
And even though Garafola's translation of the Petipa diaries gave the lie to the cliche (coined by the PBS two-part documentary on Balanchine) that Petipa wrote "all my work is reduced to ashes" in his diary on the day Balanchine was born, such half-truths do not die so easily.
Wolff describes the semi-utopic origins of the city; the imageries of the American dream that were used to promote tourism to the town; and the class, race, and ethnic divisions that frequently gave the lie to both.