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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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/ Our senses narrow, and our reason frail, / Life short, and truth a gem which loves the deep, / And all things weigh'd in custom's falsest scale" (93).
Truly -- from a naturalistic standpoint -- the most fiery ardors will become cold; and the falsest ones are called eternal.
Strangely enough, the tale of Slade's form at the Cardiff City Stadium since he joined the club gets off to the falsest of starts imaginable.
Creighton's fantasy about a pretty girl in an English country lane) is condemned as "the falsest note in the story" because Ruppel feels that it interrupts "the focus on male relationships and intimacy" (26).
Jones may be a highearner, the highest maybe at the club, but right now, if you take his goals from that side, if he were to depart then it might prove the falsest economy of all.
Pollack would have rejected this as the falsest of dichotomies.
Many wars have been fought for the flimsiest and falsest of reasons.
Although Dickens's novel may be called a satire against the entertaining or arousing of unrealistic expectations, Brooks's call for a clerkly, celibate Pip would deprive him of Estella yet still produce the same sort of artificial termination that keeps Potts without incident in Wales and the Fenwicks in each other's arms, such fiction-free permanence being the falsest expectation of all.
But it was to prove the falsest of dawns because not four minutes later they conceded the game's first try at the start of a furious Scarlets riposte.
The 'Lomu factor' and wins over Calvisano (twice) and Leeds created the falsest of dawns.
But faced with the unpalatable truth Geller put on the falsest of grins and declared: "I feel okay - of course I loved it here.