Synonyms and related words:
be untruthful, blague, bouncer, canard, cock-and-bull story, concoct, deceive, draw the longbow, equivocate, equivocation, evasiveness, exaggerate, exaggeration, fabricate, fairy tale, falsehood, falsify, falsity, farfetched story, farrago, fiction, fish story, flam, flimflam, ghost story, half-truth, legal fiction, lie, lie flatly, little white lie, make up, mendacity, mislead, palter, pious fiction, prevaricate, prevarication, slight stretching, speak falsely, story, stretch the truth, tale, tall story, tall tale, taradiddle, tell a lie, trump up, trumped-up story, untruth, untruthfulness, white lie, yarn

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