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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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The rise in publishers, distributors and booksellers catering to the African-American market (some of them spawned by it)has given the lie to Micheaux's statement", says Phillips whose firm, SOLIDOS, advises clients on reading opportunities and is offering a booklist to new readers at no charge (call 212-876-0197).
A gentleman's word was his bond, and the worst fate that could befall a gentleman was to be given the lie (honor would demand that he offer a challenge).
However, by this and Bby his lackey's (the Florida secretary of state) actions, he has given the lie to his being either caring or conservative.
Is it any wonder, given the lies they tell about us?
This from a man who should have a nose as long as Pinocchio's, given the lies he has told to be elected.