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     n 1: a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth [syn: prevarication]
     2: Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of
        the United Nations (1896-1968) [syn: Lie, Trygve Lie,
        Trygve Halvden Lie]
     3: position or manner in which something is situated
     v 1: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
     2: be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The
        sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the
        shelf" [ant: stand, sit]
     3: originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices
        in this country" [syn: dwell, consist, belong, {lie
     4: be and remain in a particular state or condition; "lie
     5: tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie
        to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only
     6: have a place in relation to something else: "The fate of
        Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"; "The responsibility
        rests with the Allies" [syn: rest]
     7: assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you
        feel better" [syn: lie down] [ant: arise]