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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

References in classic literature ?
Whereas the lie in words is in certain cases useful and not hateful; in dealing with enemies--that would be an instance; or again, when those whom we call our friends in a fit of madness or illusion are going to do some harm, then it is useful and is a sort of medicine or preventive; also in the tales of mythology, of which we were just now speaking--because we do not know the truth about ancient times, we make falsehood as much like truth as we can, and so turn it to account.
Or perhaps he may tell a lie because he is afraid of enemies?
Why, it's them that, not content with printin' lies on paper an' preachin' them ou t of pulpits, does want to be cuttin' them on the tombstones.
How will it pleasure their relatives to know that lies is wrote over them, and that everybody in the place knows that they be lies?
Here lie his boxing gloves, Made-in-Bangkok gold war medals, and pubic hairs of his mistress, Dovie Beams.
From the trivial to the destructive, here are four types of lie that I have encountered in the therapy room.
We two At the other end of the spectrum, lies are told with malicious intent and potentially devastating consequences.
certain rat predators will lie to you they will hide behind their lies
For example, telling a lie may be a demonstration of the person's unhappiness, lack of intimacy, inability to get along with others, or a way of avoiding face-to-face communication and interaction (DePaulo, Kashy, Kirkendol, Wyer, & Epstein, 1996).
There are bio-psycho-social explanations as to why a person lie.
Part of what makes this book work is that Vermond asks the right kinds of questions, and it's clear that she wants her readers to seriously consider some very complex social issues that range from the different kinds of lies we tell to whether or not our lies hurt other people and whether there might even be times when it is better to tell a lie than the truth.
Fleeting facial expressions do reveal an emotion that is being concealed, and that is a kind of lie, but innocents under suspicion may conceal their fear, or anger about being suspected.
New and established researchers present 17 papers on such aspects of Lie algebras as gradings by groups on Cartan type Lie algebras, simple locally finite Lie algebras of diagonal type, constructing semi-simple sub-algebras of real semi-simple Lie algebras, regular derivations of truncated polynomial rings, some problems in the representation theory of simple modular Lie algebras, the conjugacy of nilpotent elements in characteristic p, problems of Lie properties of skew and symmetric elements of group rings, and open questions on modular Lie algebras.
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Virtually all of these lies are exposed as shameless and untrue only minutes after they are tossed into circulation, but this does not discourage the lie-mongers from coming up with new ones.