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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 periodicals archive ?
Lie is the word, because, as stated earlier, it is the lie that will set you free, even though an addicted child beater will still beat you anyway when you lie, though in this case the beatings will be softer than the beatings you will get when you become truthful and admit you did wrong.
While most kids did look, a large number proceeded to blandly lie about it.
Because, as Grayling writes: 'To tell a lie you have to know the truth but deliberately intend to communicate its very opposite to your audience.
The point of the concession was that people lie here anyway so if they want justice they should speak the truth," the top judge said.
However, there are times when the truth, no matter how painful it might be, is better than a lie.
First, "to lie" is an intransitive verb, meaning it doesn't take a direct object.
The test is the 'world's most reliable lie detector' - 10 per cent more accurate than the famous polygraph test, researchers claim.
He did not tell a lie but admitted it as a mistake.
Mearsheimer's book, 'Why leaders lie, the Truth about Lying in International Politics', is an interesting treatise on the issue of political lying by statesmen and leaders.
Those sentences illustrate the usage of the word lie. A noun, the word lie, illustrated in sentence (1), is about untruth.
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.
But Rogers lied when there was no reason to lie. In one example Waldon uncovered, Rogers claimed in an online forum that he self-financed his photo archive business by liquidating $10 million in real estate.