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Usage examples for untrue

  1. What I think you mean is that science has shown miracles to be untrue. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  2. If you tell me that they are absolutely untrue from beginning to end, I will believe you. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  3. When he said, for instance, that the French before 1789 possessed all the elements of a constitution that might be made nearly as good as could be wished, he said what many of his contemporaries knew, and what all subsequent investigation and meditation have proved, to be recklessly ill- considered and untrue. – Burke by John Morley
  4. He would be untrue to everything he has written. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. He brought me a long letter from Mr. Kennedy himself, intended for publication, and which was already printed, giving an elaborate and, I may say, a most cruelly untrue account of your quarrel. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  6. We need hardly say that the story, at any rate in so far as it regarded Sir Thomas Underwood, was altogether untrue. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. Poor people, all sorts of untrue stories are told of them; their minds work strangely. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  8. As he concluded he said,- 'And now, Mr. Almont, unless you are prepared to prove the information contained in this letter to be untrue, I wish you immediately to leave my dwelling, and, if you take my advice, you will also leave this village, for I cannot abide the sight of a wretch such as this letter proves you to be, and your silence be as testimony to its truth. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell
  9. As for words, written or spoken- I, who sin forty times in a day by light words, and untrue to the thought, I am certainly not used to be easily offended by other peoples' words, people in the world. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  10. It sounds untrue to them, doesn't it? – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  11. She was herself untrue in action, if not absolutely in word. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  12. " I have no reason," answered the Rector grimly, " to suppose that it is untrue." – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  13. I have brought much happiness to the king's house, and hence I am full of regret that this my prediction cannot in any way prove untrue. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  14. I thought it was untrue. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  15. He has been my errand- boy, nothing more; and now my husband thinks me untrue to him, when I would gladly die for him, if it would help him. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  16. The newspapers for several months had been publishing stories that submarines in large numbers were being sunk; and these stories I now found to be untrue. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  17. He will think I don't care at all, and that is so untrue! – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  18. Not on that account could she be untrue to her image. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
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