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Synonyms for lie

fib

Synonyms

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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Even though UK Lie Detector Test opened for business a short time ago, it is already getting a lot of attention from clients who are interested in screening potential employees.
He wasn't offended in the least by a newspaper's use of the lie that the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) will assassinate his daughter SE-meyye, but he went further to use the same lie shamelessly in public rallies for days and weeks.
One feels bound to agree with this, and they go on to say that, "when people choose to lie they often do so on the basis of the question they are asked.
AS if this game isn't hard enough, I always seem to be facing uphill lies, sidehill lies and downhill lies here at Royal Golf Club (RGC), writes general manager, DJ Flanders.
The lie is social and pragmatic, not connected to values and morality, and may replace less socially acceptable truths: "I like you, but not enough to push myself or I like Fred and Alice better.
Let V be a finite-dimensional vector space over K provided with the Zariski topology, G be a Lie algebra and [G.
Ironically, therefore, the industry, by its inflexible position, inadvertently encourages people to lie on its tests for, as it turns out, only "liars" can pass them.
The same two topics top the lists of lies told to parents, spouses/significant others and siblings - spending/purchases (15%, 21% and 9%, respectively) and sexual experience (14%, 14% and 7%, respectively).
And when someone does lie, they usually end up telling two lies - the original lie and the cover-up of the lie," he says.
Cool, more-distant dust disks, akin to the Kuiper belt, are much more common than those that lie closer in, such as our asteroid belt.
There was the lie that Saddam was working with Al Qaeda.
And half admitted they still lie to get out of sex, says the research commissioned by That's Life magazine.
Reluctant to call the mother a liar, the investigator asked her if she had a reason to lie.
On ABC's "This Week" pundit show, there was head-shaking amazement about Gore's supposed Love Canal lie.