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To tell lies and deceive people

misspeak

verb

to state a fact that is inaccurate

deceive

verb

if something deceives you, it gives you a false idea about something else

make up

to invent an explanation for something, especially in order to avoid being punished or embarrassed

invent

verb

to make up a story, excuse etc that is not true

lie

verb

to deliberately say something that is not true

concoct

verb

to invent a false explanation or false information, especially for a dishonest purpose

fabricate

verb

to make up a story or piece of information in order to make someone believe something that is not true

manufacture

verb

to make up a story that is not true

mislead

verb

to make someone believe something that is incorrect or not true

bend the truth

to say something that is not completely true in order to achieve an aim

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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