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deception

[di′sep·shən]
(electronics)
The deliberate radiation, reradiation, alteration, absorption, or reflection of electromagnetic energy in a manner intended to mislead an enemy in the interpretation of information received by his electronic systems.
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You'll notice that all of its messages are by the conveniently anonymous 'price4president' and that while the site is keen to expose the mendacity of nationalists, it's not so keen on debate, as you cannot post a message to the site yourself.
How ironic, therefore, that Charles Kennedy, in unholy partnership with Michael Howard, chooses at this stage of the election to revive the issue of Blair's mendacity.
'But we of course take a sceptical approach to Iraq's response given Saddam's record of mendacity.'
While it is an old joke that politicians are liars and scoundrels, Clinton set a new standard for open and ultimately acceptable mendacity with his finger-waving disavowals (he didn't have sexual relations with that woman), grotesque distortions (the Branch Davidians who died at Waco were simply "some religious fanatics [who] murdered themselves"), and self-serving historical assessments (the House Republicans should "apologize" to the country for impeaching him--his survival of which, incidentally, he says was one of the great triumphs of his presidency).
He said, No amount of mendacity can create a wedge between Afghanistan and Pakistan and their partners in peace and stability.
It is part of the price you have to pay for your mendacity and betrayal of a wife-to-be and a best friend.
Any site whose professed aim is 'Exposing the failure, mendacity and xenophobia of nationalists in Scotland and Wales' is more than likely another New Labour front organisation, trawling for spin and propaganda opportunities.
Bad as this may be, it may only represent the tip of a positive iceberg of mendacity, for, nearly half of the firms interviewed by the CIPD rarely or never check candidates' academic qualifications.
How ironic, therefore, that Charles Kennedy, in unholy partnership with Michael Howard, chooses at this stage of the election to revive the issue of Blair's mendacity. I personally think Blair lied in his teeth, and if he lied on this that he can never be trusted again on anything.
Via the inevitability of gradualness, we learn the grim details of the Munchausen syndrome, buried under layers of 'mendacity', and Indie is able to distinguish the scars from the 'accidents' of her life, to put to rest the deceased members of her family and start anew.
The Sunday Times' lawyers finally figured out they might not win by an attack based on McPhilemy's incompetence or mendacity. Far better, The Sunday Times reasoned, to try and prove that McPhilemy's main source - James Sands - was unworthy of belief based on his erratic RUC-induced statements after the broadcast.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif has said the elements involved in the politics of falsehood and mendacity should realize facts as hindering the development process is no service to the people.