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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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Currently, a runner is kicked out after his second false start but the change was mooted to stop fans from becoming bored and to speed up TV broadcasts.
Wells said: 'Sometimes an athlete will make a false start deliberately.
Under the new rule only one false start will be allowed per race rather than per athlete, meaning that the second runner to make a false start will be automatically disqualified.
Avis confirmed he had called a false start after seeing Mottley Crewe burst out ahead of the rest as he was pressing the release button.
He got too excited and the false start made it worse," said trainer Ned Mitchell.
The 18-year-old Birchfield Harrier said he was completely unaware that he had burst out of his blocks well ahead of Chambers before the field was pulled up by the false start.
I was kind of glad about the false start because I was really nervous,'' Johnson said.
DAVY RUSSELL and Robbie Power have lodged appeals with the Turf Club against the four-day bans imposed at Cork on Monday, when the acting stewards ruled the pair had mistakenly anticipated a false start to the 2m3f maiden hurdle, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Then the Welshman fell foul of the new ruling which stipulates only one false start is permitted in each competition up to 400metres.
Oregon State was content to punt after a sack and fumble for a UCLA touchdown on the previous play was nullified because of an OSU false start.
There will be only one false start allowed in any race, beginning with this weekend's international in Glasgow, as athletics tries to cut down on cheating and to make sprint events more exciting.
Jones, the former Thousand Oaks High star, overcame a false start and took control of her race early, clocking 10.