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cretism


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cretism  \Cre"tism\  (kr[=e]"t[i^]z'm),  n.  [Gr.  ?????  lying,  fr 
  ?????  to  act  like  a  Cretan,  that  is  to  lie.  ``The  Cretians 
  are  always  liars.''  --Titus  i.  12.] 
  A  Cretan  practice;  lying;  a  falsehood.