◄ Falsehood ►

1. (n.) Want of truth or accuracy; an untrue assertion or representation; error; misrepresentation; falsity.

2. (n.) A deliberate intentional assertion of what is known to be untrue; a departure from moral integrity; a lie.

3. (n.) Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness.

4. (n.) A counterfeit; a false appearance; an imposture.

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