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something that you say or write that is not true and that you know is not true
a story, excuse etc that is not true
formal a statement that is not true
formal a lie
false or incorrect information, especially when it is intended to trick someone
a story or piece of information that someone fabricates
a lie told to avoid making someone upset, not for your own advantage or in order to harm someone else
a statement that is only partly true or that gives only some of the facts
a story that is just a series of lies
a story or explanation that someone has invented in order to make people believe something that is not true
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
to get a score in golf of one shot more than par
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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