Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a false way; in opposition to truth and fact; not truly: as, to speak or swear falsely; to testify falsely.
- Treacherously; perfidiously.
- Not correctly; erroneously; mistakenly: as, a passage falsely translated.
- adv. In a false manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a false manner; erroneously; not truly; perfidiously or treacherously.
- adv. in an insincerely false manner
- adv. in an incorrect manner
- false + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Potential is not the same as a history of Nobels as the the title falsely claims in the same manner as the Olympic piece.”
“And you shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shall you profane the name of your God; I am the Lord Leviticus 19:11–12.”
“But the result proved that they were sufficiently to exercise, through the popular will and choice, the power which they had formerly put in action without its sanction, though within its proper precinct and with its title falsely inscribed.”
“Think Progress » McCain falsely claims no American servicemembers have been killed or wounded in Iraq in the past three months.”
“McCain falsely claims no American servicemembers have been killed or wounded in Iraq in the past three months.”
“Dick is being a dick again – falsely taking credit, rewriting facts to suit himself.”
“The key folly of the factard is that in falsely labeling a belief as knowledge they assign it a value of "confirmed" which precludes any such reflection.”
“Administration for $11,000 in falsely claimed benefits.”
“So, is there demonstrable harm in falsely claiming medals of valor?”
“McCain falsely claims ____________. (fill in the blank)”
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