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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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"My owners have missed out on a day because of a false start and then seven days later it's suddenly fine to do it.
The field set off in the Grand National at Aintree last month only to be called back for one of three false starts to the showpiece race.
When he did the false start I was so surprised because we had been talking about that in training.
When he did the false start I was so surprised because we had been talking about that in training - he false starts a lot - and now it happens.
Former world and Olympic champion Michael Johnson, commentating on the event for Channel 4, blamed the false start on a "total lack of focus".
"I was a bit cautious in the final with all the false starts, and it was cold out there, so I didn't push it from the start," Powell said.
Pickering won in Glasgow at the end of January in 6.57s but admits false starts are playing on his mind and is tempted to race again before Turin.
Billed as a showdown between Bolt and America's 100m world champion Tyson Gay, the atmosphere had been tense at the start line with a false start charged to the field.
After an initial false start with the web site, SIQ can now be found at //www.hcfa.gov/medicaid/qualhmpg.htm.
"WHEN will they learn," said Ed Chamberlin on ITV Racing during the false start which took place before the Becher Chase, presumably referring to the jockeys taking part.
Bolt admitted he was worried about making a false start after being disqualified a year ago at the World Championships but also paid tribute to the crowd for cheering him to victory.
And after a false start with two athletes disqualified from the six-man final, Evans went on to set a personal best of 7.20 seconds.