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an unimportant lie (especially one told to be tactful or polite)

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The landscape may have drastically changed over the past decade, contemporaries have come and gone, consumerism constantly evolving but White Lies fans have remained as fervent and committed as ever both in the UK and Internationally.
As there are different kinds of personalities, there are an assortment of lies, namely: White lies, broken promises, fabrication, bold faced deceits, exaggeration, plagiarism and compulsive lying.
Lyricist and bass player Charles Cave reckons White Lies - with his primary school pal Jack Lawrence-Brown on drums and Harry McVeigh as frontman - have stuck it out because they are friends and didn't take the rock 'n' roll route of drugs and model girlfriends.
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[USA], Aug 14 ( ANI ): Academy award-winning actor Benicio Del Toro is all set to reteam with writer Oliver Stone for his next turn in the director's chair, 'White Lies'.
Although white lies may seem harmless, they can still cause problems.
Seventeen-year-old honors student Coretta White's Tumblr: Little White Lies (her witty thoughts on pretty much everything) has gone viral.
DESPITE OUR EFFORTS, THE ERASURE OF MINORITY CULTURES--A PRODUCT OF COLONIALISM--CONTINUES, AND THIS HAPPENS NOT JUST ON A SOCIETAL LEVEL BUT ALSO WITHIN INDIVIDUALS WHO BATTLE AGAINST THE CUSTOMS AND CONVENTIONS THAT 'MARK' THEM, THIS FIGHT AGAINST SELF AND SOCIETY IS AT THE CORE OF WHITE LIES, WHICH DEPICTS ONGOING OPPRESSION AS WELL AS THE POSSIBILITY FOR REDEMPTION, WRITES SARAH WARD.
| Rating: 9/10 WHITE LIES - BIG TV IN JANUARY 2013, White Lies revealed their third album would be their "most melodic yet".
There are white lies, half-truths, and apparentlyat least according to a significant number of pundits and politicians this presidential electioncampaigns of out-and-out fascist deception.
So what are the most common white lies businesspeople tell?
has published White Lies, Black Blood: An Epic Tale of Love and Race by Trevor Ennis.
Half-truths And White Lies by Jane Davis, published by Transworld, priced pounds 7.99.
This exciting band are a slightly darker White Lies, blending pop, dance and edgy electronica.
Almost half (45%) of the 5, 000 questioned said they tell ``little white lies'' most days.