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Noun
An intentionally false statement
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“He was a con artist and everything that he told you was a lie.”
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A false statement which unjustly seeks to damage someone's reputation
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“I am here to set the record straight about the lie that has spread recently about my character.”
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Insincerity and deceitfulness
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Something that deceives
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An action in which one fencer forces the opponent's blade into the diagonally opposite line, (that is, from high line to low line on the opposite side, or vice versa) by taking it with the guard and forte of his own blade
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The relative position or direction of something
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A place where a wild animal lives
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Empty talk
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General status
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News circulating in the form of rumor or gossip
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To tell an untruth or falsehood
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“You always start fidgeting and slurring your words whenever you lie.”
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To be in, or to assume, a horizontal or resting position
“You'd best lie here on this bed until your wounds heal.”
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(of a place) To be situated in a specified position or direction
“Our destination would lie about twenty miles beyond the valley.”
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(of an object) To rest or be placed on a surface
“An ancient tome would lie on the altar.”
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(of something abstract) To reside or be found
“The reality would lie somewhere between the two extremes.”
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To remain hidden or unseen
“Just lie low and try not to draw any attention to yourself.”
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(of a deceased person) To be buried in a particular place
“He would lie among the remains of pontiffs from centuries past.”
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To engage in amorous relations
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To spend time in a relaxed, lazy manner
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To be positioned over or along a certain course or in a certain direction
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(rest on/upon) To be based on
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Be or remain hidden so as to wait in ambush for someone or something
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Be rightly assigned to a specified category
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To roll oneself about in something dirty, for example in mud
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To stay in the same place or condition
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(of a material) To stretch or open out
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To state or claim too much
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To make spiteful slanderous or defamatory statements about someone
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Cause distress or anxiety to
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To lie half-hidden or in shelter
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To position or place something in a particular place or spot
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To talk extravagantly and imaginatively about
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To adjoin or be adjacent to
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Slosh around in
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To move or proceed in a given course or direction
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