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false

(Disloyal), adjective apostatizing, corrupt, disaffected, dishonest, dishonorable, double-dealing, double-tongued, faithless, false hearted, fickle, hypocritical, inconstant, insincere, knavish, perfidious, perfidus, recreant, roguish, tergiversating, traitorous, treacherous, treasonable, treasonous, trothless, two-faced, undependable, unfaithful, unprincipled, unreliable, unscrupulous, untrue, untrustworthy

false

(Inaccurate), adjective abounding in error, contrary to fact, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, deeoid of truth, distorted, erroneous, fallacious, faulty, fictitious, groundless, improper, in error, incorrect, invalid, misleading, mistaken, truthless, unfounded, unreliable, unsound, untrue, unveracious, wrong
Associated concepts: altered, false advertising, false and maaicious, false and misleading, false arrest, false check, false entry, false imprisonment, false information, false instrument, false oath, false personation, false pretense, false reports, false representation, false statement, false swearing, false testimony, false writing, knowingly false, materially false

false

(Not genuine), adjective artificial, assumed, bogus, copied, counterfeit, deceitful, deceptive, designed to deceive, factitious, fake, feigned, fictus, forged, fraudulent, given to deceit, imitation, intentionally unnrue, make believe, misrepresentative, mock, pretend, pseudo, sham, simulated, spurious, subditus, substitute, unreal
Associated concepts: false checks, false claim, false preeenses, false representation, false statement, false swearing, false witness
See also: artificial, assumed, baseless, bogus, colorable, deceptive, delusive, dishonest, disingenuous, erroneous, faithless, fallacious, faulty, feigned, fictitious, fraudulent, ill-founded, illusory, imitation, immoral, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, insidious, lying, mendacious, meretricious, perfidious, recreant, sophistic, specious, spurious, unfounded, unreliable, unscrupulous, unsound, unsustainable, untenable, untrue, untrustworthy
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But no false start was charged, the race was recalled and re-started, and Felix finished third.
One assumption was that the riders might have been coming in too quickly but none of them charged the tape and they were certainly on time, unlike the first false start at Aintree.
I got a little nervous after the false start and in a short race like this once you begin on a wrong note much of your energy is sapped.
Previously as little as a twitch could prompt a false start ruling, which under international rules would mean disqualification at the discretion of the starter.
tc ir bo irbo r "There was nothing wrong with the rule they had before where it was one false start and ing wrong with the rule they had before where it was one false start and then anyone would be disqualified after that.
Evans said: "I was pretty nervous before the heat as I didn't want to false start on my first competitive appearance.
The rule then changed where the field were allowed one false start with disqualification the punishment for whoever false-started thereafter.
In the past, I've been in races where we've had three or four false starts and the crowd starts booing.
USAIN BOLT'S defence of his world 100m title was derailed when he was disqualified from the final at the World Championships for a false start.
USAIN Bolt's quest to become an athletics legend took a stunning blow last night when the triple Olympic champion was disqualified from the 100 metres final at the World Championships for a false start.
Except in combined events, any athlete responsible for a false start shall be disqualified.
CHRISTINE Ohuruogu's teammates vowed to rally round the "broken" former champion after her miserable season went from bad to worse with a shock disqualification from the World Championships for a false start.