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half-truth

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a statement that is only partly true and that is intended to deceive people
  • I'm tired of all these half-truths—I want to know the real story.

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The first known use of half-truth was in 1658

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“Half-truth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/half-truth. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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