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  • v. Present participle of falsify.

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  • n. the act of determining that something is false

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Examples

  • Reagan and Bush Sr. succeeded in falsifying, blustering, and smearing their way out of political trouble.

    Did the Marines Die for Absolute Power? « Antiwar.com Blog

  • It consisted in falsifying a series of production reports of two years ago, in such a way as to cast discredit on a prominent member of the Inner Party, who was now under a cloud.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • Already there are countless people who would think it scandalous to falsify a scientific textbook, but would see nothing wrong in falsifying an historical fact.

    The Prevention of Literature

  • Apostate conceived the idea of falsifying the prediction of Jesus,

    Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith Being an Examination of the Evidences of Infidelity

  • Suspecting, therefore, that they would endeavour to detain him in the City by various devices, such as falsifying the auspices or the delay necessitated by the Latin Festival, or other hindrances to which as consul he was liable, he gave out that he had to take a journey, and then left the City secretly as a private individual and so reached his province.

    The History of Rome, Vol. III

  • Meanwhile the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) said a further charge of "falsifying" the history of the 1960 Sharpeville/Langa day massacre should have been added.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • The district attorney said Ersland could be charged with a crime, such as falsifying evidence, if his DNA matches DNA found on the shell casing.

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  • Every other claim I've seen of climate scientists 'falsifying' data as you claim "The Hockey Stick Illusion" demonstrates has been easily shown to be wrong, so I don't really want to waste my money on something likely to be easily proved wrong.

    The Guardian World News

  • To test this idea, they had participants read brief vignettes describing morally questionable behaviors, such as falsifying information on a resume.

    blueollie

  • They include infractions such as falsifying evidence, threatening witnesses or lying.

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