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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead.

Usage examples (38)
  • But, then, Cheney revels in the deceit of the half-truth.
  • Can you recollect how the lie was wrapped in a half-truth?
  • However, my World History professor says it's a half-truth.
  • That was a half-truth, so I had no problem feigning naivety. for more
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