In the coming months remember these definitions:
Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary
Lie: 1. To make an untrue statement with intent to deceive; to create a false or misleading impression
Lie: 1. a. an assertion of something known or believed by the speaker to be untrue with intent to deceive. b. an untrue or inaccurate statement that may or may not be believed true by the speaker.
2. something that misleads or deceives
Deceive: 1. ENSNARE; 2. to be false to; 3. CHEAT; 4. to cause to accept as true or valid what is false or invalid; 5. to practice deceit; also: to give a false impression
syn: DECEIVE, MISLEAD, DELUDE, BEGILE mean to lead astray or frustrate usually by underhandedness. DECEIVE implies imposing a false idea or belief that causes ignorance, bewilderment or helplessness; MISLEAD implies a leading astray that may or may not be intentional; DELUDE implies deceiving so thoroughly as to obscure the truth; BEGILE stresses the use of charm and persuasion in deceiving.
Misrepresent: to give a false or misleading representation of usually with an intent to deceive or be unfair
Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus
Misrepresent: to give a false, imperfect, or misleading representation of. syn: belie, color, confuse, distort, falsify, garble, miscolor, misstate, pervert, twist, warp, wrench, wrest.
Misrepresentation: syn: LIE, canard, falsehood, falsity, fib, prevarication, story, tale, untruism, untruth