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#540. Teacher. -- N. teacher

  • trainer
  • instructor
  • institutor
  • master
  • tutor
  • director
  • Corypheus
  • dry nurse
  • coach
  • grinder
  • crammer
  • don;
  • governor
  • bear leader
  • governess
  • duenna[Sp]
  • disciplinarian
  • professor
  • lecturer
  • reader
  • prolocutor
  • preacher;
  • chalk talker
  • pastor
  • schoolmaster
  • usher
  • pedagogue
  • abecedarian
  • schoolmistress
  • dame
  • monitor
  • pupil teacher
  • expositor
  • preceptor
  • guide
  • guru
  • mentor
  • pioneer
  • apostle
  • missionary
  • propagandist
  • example
  • for imitation) 22
  • professorship
  • tutelage
  • Adj. professorial
  • Phr. qui doet discet[Lat]

#541. Learner.-- N. learner

  • scholar
  • student
  • pupil
  • apprentice
  • journeyman
  • articled clerk
  • beginner
  • tyro
  • amateur
  • rank
  • amateur
  • abecedarian
  • alumnus
  • recruit
  • raw recruit
  • novice
  • neophyte
  • catechumen
  • probationer
  • seminarian
  • chela
  • fellow-commoner
  • debutant
  • [apprentice medical doctors] intern
  • resident
  • schoolboy
  • fresh
  • freshman
  • frosh
  • junior
  • senior
  • senior
  • sophomore
  • [college and university students] undergraduate
  • graduate student
  • law
  • student
  • medical student
  • pre-med
  • post-doctoral student
  • post-doc;
  • matriculated student
  • part-time student
  • night student
  • auditor
  • [group of learners] class
  • grade
  • seminar
  • form
  • remove
  • pupilage
  • (learning) 539
  • disciple
  • follower
  • apostle
  • proselyte
  • fellow-student
  • [place of learning] school
  • V. learn
  • practise
  • Adj. in statu pupillari[Lat]
  • in leading strings
  • Phr. practise makes perfect

#542. School.-- N. school

  • academy
  • university
  • alma mater
  • college
  • seminary
  • Lyceum
  • institute
  • institution
  • palaestra
  • Gymnasium
  • class
  • seminar
  • day school
  • boarding school
  • preparatory school
  • primary school
  • infant school
  • dame's school
  • grammar school
  • middle class school
  • Board
  • school
  • denominational school
  • National school
  • British and Foreign school
  • collegiate school
  • art school
  • continuation school
  • convent school
  • County
  • Council school
  • government school
  • grant-in-aid school
  • high school
  • higher
  • grade school
  • military school
  • missionary school
  • naval school
  • naval
  • academy
  • state-aided school
  • technical school
  • voluntary school
  • school;
  • school of art
  • kindergarten
  • nursery
  • creche
  • reformatory
  • pulpit
  • lectern
  • soap box desk
  • reading desk
  • lecture
  • room
  • theater
  • auditorium
  • amphitheater
  • forum
  • state
  • rostrum
  • platform
  • hustings
  • tribune
  • school book
  • horn book
  • text book
  • grammar
  • primer
  • rudiments
  • manual
  • vade mecum
  • encyclopedia
  • cyclopedia
  • Lindley Murray
  • Cocker
  • dictionary
  • lexicon
  • professorship
  • lectureship
  • readership
  • fellowship
  • tutorship
  • chair
  • School Board Council of Education
  • Board of Education
  • Board of
  • Studies
  • Prefect of Studies
  • Textbook Committee
  • propaganda
  • Adj. scholastic
  • academic
  • collegiate
  • educational
  • Adv. ex cathedra[Lat]

#543. Veracity.-- N. veracity

  • truthfulness
  • frankness
  • truth
  • sincerity
  • candor
  • unreserve|!
  • honesty
  • fidelity
  • plain dealing
  • bona fides[Lat]
  • love of truth
  • probity
  • ingenuousness
  • (artlessness) 703
  • the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth
  • honest truth
  • sober truth
  • unvarnished tale
  • light of truth
  • V. speak the truth
  • tell the truth
  • speak by the card
  • paint in its
  • true colors
  • show oneself in one's true colors
  • make a clean breast
  • (disclose) 5
  • speak one's mind
  • not lie
  • not
  • deceive
  • Adj. truthful
  • true
  • veracious
  • veridical
  • scrupulous
  • 9
  • sincere
  • candid
  • frank
  • open
  • straightforward
  • unreserved
  • open
  • hearted
  • true hearted
  • simple-hearted
  • honest
  • trustworthy
  • undissembling
  • guileless
  • pure
  • truth-loving;
  • true blue
  • as good as one's word
  • unaffected
  • unfeigned
  • bona fide
  • outspoken
  • ingenuous
  • undisguised
  • 494
  • uncontrived
  • Adv. truly
  • in plain words
  • in truth
  • with
  • truth
  • of a truth
  • in good truth
  • as the dial to the sun
  • as the needle to
  • the pole
  • honor bright
  • troth
  • in good earnest;
  • unfeignedly
  • with no nonsense
  • bona
  • fide
  • in foro conscientiae[Lat]
  • without equivocation
  • cartes sur table
  • from the bottom of one's heart
  • by my troth
  • Dichtung und
  • Wahrheit[Ger]
  • esto quod esse videris[Lat]
  • magna est veritas et
  • praevalet[Lat]
  • "that golden key that opes the palace of eternity"
  • [Milton]
  • veritas odium parit[Lat]
  • veritatis simplex oratio est[Lat];
  • <-- should clarify distinction between untruth generally (objectively
  • false) and untruth in communication (lie
  • deception) -->

#544. Falsehood. -- N. falsehood

  • falseness
  • falsity
  • falsification;
  • deception
  • untruth
  • guile
  • lying
  • untruth
  • guile
  • lying
  • mendacity
  • perjury
  • false swearing;
  • forgery
  • invention
  • fabrication
  • perversion of truth
  • suppression of truth
  • suppressio veri[Lat];
  • perversion
  • distortion
  • false coloring
  • exaggeration
  • prevarication
  • equivocation
  • shuffling
  • fencing
  • evasion
  • fraud
  • suggestio falsi
  • 546[Lat]
  • mystification
  • simulation
  • dissimulation
  • dissembling
  • deceit
  • sham
  • pretense
  • pretending
  • malingering
  • lip homage
  • lip service
  • mouth honor
  • hollowness
  • mere show
  • mere
  • outside
  • duplicity
  • double dealing
  • insincerity
  • hypocrisy
  • cant
  • humbug;
  • jesuitism
  • jesuitry
  • pharisaism
  • Machiavelism
  • "organized hypocrisy";
  • crocodile tears
  • quackery
  • charlatanry
  • gammon
  • bumcombe
  • flam
  • flimflam
  • cajolery
  • flattery
  • Judas kiss
  • perfidy
  • il volto
  • sciolto i pensieri stretti[It]
  • unfairness
  • artfulness
  • misstatement
  • V. be false
  • be a liar
  • speak falsely
  • tell a
  • lie
  • lie
  • fib
  • lie like a trooper
  • swear false
  • forswear
  • perjure
  • oneself
  • bear false witness
  • misstate
  • misquote
  • misreport
  • misrepresent
  • belie
  • falsify
  • pervert
  • distort
  • put a false construction upon
  • prevaricate
  • equivocate
  • quibble
  • palter
  • palter to the understanding;
  • trim
  • shuffle
  • fence
  • mince the truth
  • beat about
  • the bush
  • blow hot and cold
  • play fast and loose
  • garble
  • gloss over
  • disguise
  • give a color to
  • give a gloss
  • put a
  • gloss
  • put false coloring upon
  • color
  • varnish
  • cook
  • dress up
  • embroider;
  • varnish right and puzzle wrong
  • exaggerate
  • invent
  • fabricate
  • trump up
  • get up
  • force
  • fake
  • hatch
  • concoct;
  • romance
  • cry "wolf!"
  • dissemble
  • dissimulate
  • feign
  • assume
  • put on
  • pretend
  • make believe;
  • play possum
  • play false
  • play a double game
  • coquet
  • act a part
  • play a
  • part
  • affect
  • simulate
  • pass off for
  • counterfeit
  • sham
  • make a
  • show of
  • malinger
  • say the grapes are sour
  • cant
  • play the hypocrite
  • sham Abraham
  • faire pattes de velours
  • put
  • on the mask
  • clean the outside of the platter
  • lie like a conjuror
  • hand
  • out false colors
  • hold out false colors
  • sail under false colors
  • "commend
  • the poisoned chalice to the lips" [Macbeth]
  • ambiguas in vulgum spargere
  • voces [Lat]
  • deceive
  • Adj. false
  • deceitful
  • mendacious
  • unveracious
  • fraudulent
  • dishonest
  • faithless
  • truthless
  • trothless
  • unfair
  • uncandid
  • hollow-hearted
  • evasive;
  • uningenuous
  • disingenuous
  • hollow
  • sincere
  • Parthis mendacior
  • forsworn
  • artificial
  • contrived
  • canting
  • hypocritical
  • jesuitical
  • pharisaical;
  • tartuffish
  • Machiavelian
  • double
  • double tongued
  • double faced
  • double
  • handed
  • double minded
  • double hearted
  • double dealing
  • Janus faced
  • smooth-
  • faced
  • smooth spoken
  • smooth tongued
  • plausible
  • mealy-mouthed
  • affected
  • 855
  • collusive
  • collusory
  • artful
  • perfidious
  • spurious
  • untrue
  • falsified
  • covinous
  • Adv. falsely
  • a la tartufe
  • with a double tongue
  • silly
  • (cunning) 702
  • Phr. blandae mendacia lingua[Lat]
  • falsus in uno falsus in
  • omnibus[Lat]
  • "I give him joy that's awkward at a lie" [Young]
  • la mentira
  • tiene las piernas cortas [Sp]
  • "O what a goodly outside falsehood hath"
  • [Merchant of Venice]

#545. Deception. -- N. deception

  • falseness
  • untruth
  • imposition
  • imposture
  • fraud
  • deceit
  • guile
  • fraudulence
  • knavery
  • misrepresentation
  • bluff
  • straw-bail
  • straw bid [U.S.];
  • spoof*
  • delusion
  • juggling
  • slight of hand
  • legerdemain
  • prestigiation|
  • prestidigitation
  • magic
  • conjuring
  • conjuration
  • hocus-pocus
  • trickery
  • coggery|
  • chicanery
  • circumvention
  • ingannation|
  • collusion
  • treachery
  • practical joke
  • trick
  • cheat
  • wile
  • blind
  • feint
  • plant
  • bubble
  • fetch
  • catch
  • chicane
  • juggle
  • reach
  • hocus
  • bite
  • card sharping
  • stacked deck
  • loaded
  • dice
  • quick shuffle
  • double dealing
  • dealing seconds
  • dealing from the
  • bottom of the deck
  • artful dodge
  • swindle
  • tricks upon travelers
  • stratagem
  • confidence trick
  • fake
  • hoax
  • theft
  • ballot-box
  • brace* game
  • bunko game
  • drop* game
  • gum*
  • game
  • panel game[U.S.]
  • shell game
  • thimblerig
  • skin* game [U.S.]
  • snare
  • trap
  • pitfall
  • decoy
  • gin
  • springle|
  • noose
  • hoot
  • bait
  • decoy-duck
  • tub to the whale
  • baited trap
  • guet-a-pens
  • cobweb
  • net
  • meshes
  • toils
  • mouse trap
  • birdlime
  • Venus's
  • ambush
  • trapdoor
  • sliding panel
  • false bottom;
  • spring-net
  • spring net
  • spring gun
  • mask
  • masked battery
  • mine;
  • green goods [U.S.]
  • panel house
  • Cornish hug
  • wolf in sheep's clothing
  • disguise
  • false colors
  • masquerade
  • mummery
  • borrowed plumes;
  • mockery
  • copy
  • counterfeit
  • sham
  • make-
  • believe
  • forgery
  • fraud
  • lie
  • "a delusion a mockery and a snare"
  • [Denman]
  • hollow mockery
  • whited sepulcher
  • painted sepulcher
  • tinsel
  • paste
  • junk jewelry
  • costume jewelry
  • false jewelry
  • synthetic jewels
  • ormolu
  • German silver
  • white metal
  • Britannia metal
  • paint
  • veneer
  • jerry building
  • man of straw
  • illusion
  • ignis fatuus
  • mirage
  • V. deceive
  • take in
  • defraud
  • cheat
  • jockey
  • do
  • cozen
  • diddle
  • nab
  • chouse
  • play one false
  • bilk
  • jilt
  • bite
  • pluck
  • swindle
  • victimize
  • abuse
  • mystify
  • blind one's eyes
  • blindfold
  • hoodwink
  • throw
  • dust into the eyes
  • dupe
  • gull
  • hoax
  • fool
  • bamboozle
  • flimflam
  • hornswoggle
  • trick
  • impose upon
  • practice upon
  • play upon
  • put upon
  • palm off on
  • palm
  • upon
  • foist upon
  • snatch a verdict
  • bluff off
  • bluff
  • bunko
  • four flush*
  • gum* [U.S.]
  • spoof*
  • stuff (a ballot box) [U.S.]
  • circumvent
  • overreach
  • outreach
  • out wit
  • out maneuver
  • steal a march
  • upon
  • give the go-by
  • to leave in the lurch
  • decoy
  • waylay
  • lure
  • beguile
  • delude
  • inveigle
  • entrap
  • ensnare
  • nick
  • set a trap
  • lay a trap
  • lay a snare for
  • bait
  • the hook
  • spread the toils
  • lime
  • trepan;
  • kidnap
  • let in
  • hook in
  • blind a trail
  • enmesh
  • shanghai
  • catch
  • catch in a trap
  • sniggle
  • entangle
  • hocus
  • practice on one's credulity
  • hum
  • humbug
  • gammon
  • stuff up*
  • sell
  • play a trick upon one
  • play a practical
  • joke upon one
  • put something over on one
  • put one over on
  • balk
  • trip up
  • throw a tub to a whale
  • fool to the top of one's bent
  • send on a fool's
  • errand
  • make game
  • make a fool of
  • make an ass
  • of
  • trifle with
  • cajole
  • flatter
  • come over
  • gild the
  • pill
  • make things pleasant
  • divert
  • put a good face upon
  • dissemble
  • 544
  • cog
  • cog the dice
  • load the dice
  • stack the deck
  • live by one's wits
  • play at hide and seek
  • obtain money under false pretenses
  • conjure
  • juggle
  • practice chicanery
  • deacon [U.S.]
  • play off
  • palm off
  • foist off
  • fob- off
  • lie
  • misinform
  • mislead
  • betray
  • be deceived
  • Adj. deceived
  • deceiving
  • cunning
  • prestigious|
  • prestigiatory|
  • deceptive
  • deceitful
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • illusive
  • illusory
  • elusive
  • insidious
  • ad captandum
  • vulgus[Lat]
  • untrue
  • mock
  • sham
  • make-believe
  • counterfeit
  • snide*
  • pseudo
  • spurious
  • supposititious
  • so-called
  • pretended
  • feigned
  • trumped up
  • bogus
  • scamped
  • fraudulent
  • tricky
  • factitious;bastard
  • surreptitious
  • illegitimate
  • contraband
  • adulterated
  • sophisticated
  • unsound
  • rotten at
  • the core
  • colorable
  • disguised
  • meretricious
  • tinsel
  • pinchbeck
  • plated;
  • catchpenny
  • Brummagem
  • artificial
  • synthetic
  • ersatz[&German]
  • simulated
  • Adv. under false colors
  • under the garb of
  • under cover of
  • over the
  • left
  • Phr. "keep the word of promise to the ear and break it to the hope"
  • [Macbeth]
  • fronti nulla fides[Lat]
  • "ah that deceit should steal such
  • gentle shapes" [Richard III]
  • "a quicksand of deceit" [Henry VI]
  • decipimur
  • specie recti [Lat][Horace]
  • falsi crimen[Lat]
  • fraus est celare
  • fraudem[Lat]
  • lupus in fabula[Lat]
  • "so smooth
  • he daubed his vice with
  • show of virtue" [Richard III]

#546. Untruth.-- N. untruth

  • falsehood
  • lie
  • story
  • thing that is not
  • fib
  • bounce
  • crammer
  • whopper
  • forgery
  • fabrication
  • invention
  • misstatement
  • misrepresentation;
  • perversion
  • falsification
  • gloss
  • suggestio falsi[Lat]
  • exaggeration
  • 549
  • invention
  • fabrication
  • fiction
  • fable
  • nursery tale
  • romance
  • (imagination) 5
  • absurd story
  • untrue story
  • false story
  • trumped up
  • story
  • trumped up statement
  • thing devised by the enemy
  • canard
  • shave
  • sell
  • hum
  • traveler's tale
  • Canterbury tale
  • cock and bull story
  • fairy
  • tale
  • fake
  • claptrap
  • press agent's yarn
  • puff
  • puffery (exaggeration) 549
  • myth
  • moonshine
  • bosh
  • all my eye and Betty Martin
  • mare's nest
  • farce
  • irony
  • half truth
  • white lie
  • pious fraud
  • mental reservation
  • (concealment) 528
  • pretense
  • pretext
  • false plea
  • subterfuge
  • evasion
  • shift
  • shuffle
  • make-believe
  • sham
  • profession
  • empty words
  • Judas kiss
  • disguise
  • (mask) 530
  • V. have a false meaning
  • Adj. untrue
  • false
  • phony
  • trumped up
  • void of foundation
  • without-
  • foundation
  • fictive
  • far from the truth
  • false as dicer's oaths
  • unfounded
  • ben trovato[It]
  • invented
  • fabulous
  • fabricated
  • forged
  • fictitious
  • factitious
  • supposititious
  • surreptitious
  • illusory;
  • ironical
  • soi-disant
  • Phr. se non e vero e ben trovato[It]
  • "where none is meant that meets
  • the ear"[Milton]

#547. Dupe.-- N. dupe

  • gull
  • gudgeon
  • cull*
  • victim
  • pigeon
  • jay*
  • sucker*
  • laughingstock
  • Cyclops
  • simple Simon
  • flat
  • greenhorn
  • fool
  • puppet
  • cat's
  • paw
  • V. be deceived
  • be the dupe of
  • fall into a trap
  • swallow the
  • bait
  • nibble at the bait
  • bite
  • catch a Tartar
  • Adj. credulous
  • mistaken

#548. Deceiver.-- N. deceiver

  • dissembler
  • hypocrite
  • sophist
  • Pharisee
  • Jesuit
  • Pecksniff
  • Joseph
  • Surface
  • Janus
  • serpent
  • snake in the grass
  • cockatrice
  • Judas
  • wolf in sheep's clothing
  • jilt
  • shuffler|!
  • stool pigeon
  • liar
  • story-teller
  • perjurer
  • false witness
  • menteur a
  • bunko steerer* [U.S.]
  • carpetbagger*
  • [U.S.]
  • capper* [U.S.]
  • faker
  • fraud
  • four flusher*
  • ringer*
  • straw bidder [U.S.]
  • imposter
  • pretender
  • humbug
  • adventurer
  • Cagliostro
  • Fernam Mendez Pinto
  • ass in lion's skin
  • actor
  • player) 599
  • quack
  • charlatan
  • mountebank
  • empiric
  • quacksalver
  • Rosicrucian
  • gypsy
  • man of straw
  • conjuror
  • juggler
  • trickster
  • prestidigitator
  • jockey
  • crimp
  • decoy
  • decoy duck
  • rogue
  • knave
  • cheat
  • swindler
  • jobber
  • Phr. "saint abroad and a devil at home" [Bunyan]

#549. Exaggeration.-- N. exaggeration

  • expansion
  • hyperbole
  • stretch
  • strain
  • coloring
  • high coloring
  • caricature
  • extravagance
  • Baron Munchausen
  • men in buckram
  • yarn
  • fringe
  • embroidery
  • traveler's tale
  • fish story
  • gooseberry*
  • storm in a teacup
  • much ado about nothing
  • puff
  • puffery
  • rant
  • figure of speech
  • stretch of fancy
  • stretch of
  • the imagination
  • flight of fancy
  • false coloring
  • aggravation
  • V. exaggerate
  • magnify
  • pile up
  • aggravate
  • amplify
  • overestimate
  • hyperbolize
  • overcharge
  • overstate
  • overdraw
  • overlay
  • overshoot the mark
  • overpraise
  • make over much
  • over the most of
  • strain
  • strain over a point
  • stretch
  • stretch a point
  • go great lengths
  • spin a
  • long yarn
  • draw with a longbow
  • shoot with a longbow
  • deal in the
  • marvelous
  • out-Herod Herod
  • run riot
  • talk at random
  • heighten
  • color highly
  • color too highly;
  • flourish
  • color
  • puff
  • Adj. exaggerated
  • overwrought
  • bombastic
  • 57
  • on stilts
  • fabulous
  • extravagant
  • preposterous
  • egregious
  • Adv. hyperbolically
  • Phr. excitabat enim fluctus in simpulo [Lat][Cicero]
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