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Falsify


FALS'IFY, verb transitive

1. To counterfeit; to forge; to make something false, or in imitation of that which is true; as, to falsify coin.

The Irish bards use to falsify every thing.

2. To disprove; to prove to be false; as, to falsify a record.

3. To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word.

4. To show to be unsound, insufficient or not proof. [Not in use.]

His ample shield is falsified.

FALS'IFY, verb intransitive To tell lies; to violate the truth.

It is universally unlawful to lie and falsify