Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of falsehood.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mr. Santorum directly confronted Mr. Romney about an ad financed by a so-called Super PAC supporting the front-runner and called on Mr. Romney to repudiate what he called falsehoods in the spot.

    GOP Race Intensifies

  • For the umpteenth time, El-Rufai attacked the administration of President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua for what he described as falsehoods against his person.

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  • Specifically, Reid dismissed accusations that the legislation would create "death panels" to inform people when they won't be covered, or that it would provide insurance for illegal immigrants, or make abortions more readily available - all of which he called falsehoods circulated by insurance and drug companies opposed to the legislation.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • Resorting tooutdated stereotypes, defamation of character, and outright falsehoods is not.

    Join La Raza In Stopping The Hate Speech

  • It was, of course, deplorable that any one should treat the truth as an article temporarily and excusably out of stock, but they felt gratified that the vivid accounts they had given of Mr. Scarrick's traffic in falsehoods should receive confirmation at first hand.

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  • Perhaps the pressure of holding up the admin on falsehoods is getting to them.

    Think Progress » Move Over Supreme Court: Rice Anoints Gonzales As “The Highest Legal Authority In The Country”

  • Even people who got caught in falsehoods have resolved their cases with no apparent penalty for the deception.

    April 2005

  • He took time in that press conference today, Anderson, to say that his long-term enemies had put out what he called falsehoods, and that any recent allegations that have been printed in the local paper, or talked about in the last week, are absolutely not true.

    CNN Transcript Jul 16, 2007

  • In allowing the freedom to criticize without knowledge of the truth of the underlying facts, the courts discourage people from entering public life where criticism based on falsehoods is not actionable.

    Freedom of Speech Under Attack

  • "How dare you persist in falsehoods," cried he; "you have had a woman here - you see and converse with Joseph daily; dare you deny those charges?"

    The Castle of Wolfenbach

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