Not according with truth or fact; incorrect
a false report
Another term for floating rib.
A false report of a fire to a fire department
A card played in order to give one’s opponents a misleading impression of one’s strength in the suit led
Color added during the processing of a photographic or computer image to aid interpretation of the subject
A transient light that precedes the rising of the sun by about an hour
A mask, usually wooden, traditionally worn ceremonially by some North American Indian peoples to cure the sick
A fruit formed from other parts of the plant as well as the ovary, especially the receptacle, as occurs in the strawberry or fig
An unwise or careless action that could have dangerous consequences
An invalid or disallowed start to a race, usually due to a competitor beginning before the official signal has been given
A slip or stumble
Another term for dentures (see denture).
Another term for citrine.
A spider resembling the black widow, some species of which are moderately poisonous to humans
A tree of the same family as the true acacias (Leguminosae), but of a different genus (Robinia), in particular the black locust of North America
Another term for cross-bedding.
A partition at the bottom of a suitcase, box, or other container, typically concealing a secret compartment
A conifer of a genus that includes Lawson cypress (see Port Orford cedar)
An apparent financial saving that in fact leads to greater expenditure
A word or expression that has a similar form to one in a person’s native language, but a different meaning (for example English magazine and French magasin ‘shop’)
A rare, narrow-snouted crocodile that resembles the gharial, native to Indonesia and Malaysia
Deceitful or unfaithful
An apparent recollection of an event that did not actually occur, especially one of childhood sexual abuse arising from suggestion during psychotherapy
A small asity of Madagascar that resembles a sunbird
A large carnivorous bat that preys on rodents, reptiles, and other small vertebrates
A situation in which one is compelled to act in a manner inconsistent with one’s true nature or principles
A herbaceous plant of the lily family, with pleated leaves and a tall spike of densely packed yellow-green flowers, found in damp soils in north temperate regions
A test result which incorrectly indicates that a particular condition or attribute is absent
A test result which incorrectly indicates that a particular condition or attribute is present
An abnormal condition in which signs of pregnancy such as amenorrhea, nausea, and abdominal swelling are present in a woman who is not pregnant
Behavior intended to deceive others
Another term for pseudoscorpion.
The state of being imprisoned without legal authority
(Especially in Marxist theory) a way of thinking that prevents a person from perceiving the true nature of their social or economic situation
A harmless snake that mimics the bright coloration of the venomous coral snakes
Prove treacherous or deceitful toward someone