FALSEHOOD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FALSEHOOD
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
falsehood
 n.  the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
 n.  a false statement
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  I confessed, that I might obtain absolution; but now that falsehood lies heavier at my heart than all my other sins.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
2  He had spoken the very truth, and transformed it into the veriest falsehood.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
3  As she said this, she looked earnestly at Lucy, hoping to discover something in her countenance; perhaps the falsehood of the greatest part of what she had been saying; but Lucy's countenance suffered no change.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
4  She was born to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favourite maxims.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50
5  No, all he wants is falsehood and propriety, Anna said to herself, not considering exactly what it was she wanted of her husband, and how she would have liked to see him behave.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 28
6  It might be bad, this new position, but it would be clear; there would be no indefiniteness or falsehood about it.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 15
7  He tried to say what he was not thinking, but he felt continually that it had a ring of falsehood, that his brother detected him in it, and was exasperated at it.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 32
8  Vronsky felt his elevation and his own abasement, his truth and his own falsehood.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 18
9  All this was falsehood, disgusting, irreverent deceit.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 20
10  But it was not merely a falsehood, it was the cruel jeer of some wicked power, some evil, hateful power, to whom one could not submit.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 9
11  This unhappy secret must be disclosed; they must have a complete understanding between them, which is impossible with all this concealment and falsehood going on.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
12  You have been charged with falsehood; defend yourself to me as well as you can.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
13  I know not in what manner, under what form of falsehood he had imposed on you; but his success is not perhaps to be wondered at.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
14  Elizabeth was forced to give into a little falsehood here; for to acknowledge the substance of their conversation was impossible.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 56
15  She stared, but soon comprehending why I counselled her to utter the falsehood, she assured me she would not complain.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  Now act as you please: write and contradict my assertion--expose my falsehood as soon as you like.
2  Now act as you please: write and contradict my assertion -- expose my falsehood as soon as you like.
3  He is talking about his falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties.
4  It's important to winnow truth from falsehood in scientific research.
5  The Prime Minister has made a statement closely approximate to a falsehood.