previous next
Falsely, 1) not truly, lyingly: “thou speakest it f.” All's V, 3, 113. “most f. doth he lie,” R2 I, 1, 68.
2) not rightly, wrongly, erroneously: where is my judgement fled, that censures f. what they (my eyes) “see aright?” Sonn. 148, 4. “f. accused,” Ado V, 2, 99. H6B I, 3, 192. “he's indicted f.” Oth. III, 4, 154. “f. to draw me in these vile suspects,” R3 I, 3, 89. “f. murdered,” Oth. V, 2, 117. “f. thrust upon contrary feet,” John IV, 2, 198. “thy speaking of my tongue, most truly f.” H5 V, 2, 204.
3) dishonestly, perfidiously: “f. pocket up his report,” Tp. II, 1, 67. “f. to take away a life true made,” Meas. II, 4, 47. “truth the while doth f. blind the eyesight,” LLL I, 1, 76. “how can that be true love which is f. attempted?” I, 2, 177. “England's chair, where he is f. set,” R3 V, 3, 251. “laid f. in the plain way of his merit,” Cor. III, 1, 60. “f. borne in hand,” Hml. II, 2, 67.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: