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1. (esp of plants) superficially resembling the species specified
2. Music
a. (of a note, interval, etc.) out of tune
b. (of the interval of a perfect fourth or fifth) decreased by a semitone
c. (of a cadence) interrupted or imperfect
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Nonfunctional architectural element; such as a false arch, false attic, false front, false window.
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A small, compiled extensible language with lambda abstractions by W. van Oortmerssen.

For Amiga.
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But in the end, that falseness adds authenticity, because this novel is as much about codes of ethics and how they frame our experience as it is about a heist.
Yasin Malik said that the joint resistance leadership decided to resist malicious motives and announced to go to Delhi on September 9 and voluntarily court arrest before the agency so that the falseness and hollowness of Indian propaganda against resistance movement is exposed.
Caducity, the falseness of TV, the food I could still eat in Casablanca
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian foreign ministry lambasted British Prime Minister Theresa May's recent anti-Iran remarks in Saudi Arabia and her "preference of falseness to truth".
Surely when it's air-kissing it's because you're cringing at you own falseness?
Lake shows that much of the falseness scholars have found in Richer's "facts" is due precisely to his attention to exaedificatio.
Opposing the falseness that is all around us in the modern world, the exhibition portrays the authenticity of childrens' artwork, and therefore the pure and uncorrupted world they live in.
Several independent investigations, sparked by the allegations, had already established the falseness of the claims.
When these intellectuals damage the reputation of a famous person such as Ali Salem in the course of his life and after his death, they reveal their falseness and fail to respect the most elementary rights of an intellectual person: His freedom of expression and the right to exercise it.
It operates on diligence self-help and cooperation and averse to any falseness hypocrisy and vanity.
"I hope that this position of the Spanish government, officially passed by [the Spanish] parliament a few days ago, is sufficiently clear and convincing to refute and reveal the falseness of the claims," Ambassador Peydro said in his letter.
From David Attenborough and those newly born polar bear cubs, via Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood having their first ever critical disagreement over the two contestants (who were not eliminated), to the falseness of Top Gear and its hired mob...