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  • n. A falsehood told with utter confidence and without trying to conceal the fact that it is false, especially a planned or deliberate falsehood.

Etymologies

barefaced ('unconcealed, audacious, shameless') + lie. (Wiktionary)

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  • HU = szemenszedett hazugsag (a lie picked eye by eye)

    July 19, 2012