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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Falsely  \False"ly\,  adv 
  In  a  false  manner;  erroneously;  not  truly;  perfidiously  or 
  treacherously.  ``O  falsely,  falsely  murdered.''  --Shak. 
 
  Oppositions  of  science,  falsely  so  called  --1  Tim.  vi 
  20. 
 
  Will  ye  steal,  murder  .  .  .  and  swear  falsely  ?  --Jer. 
  vii.  9. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  falsely 
  adv  1:  in  an  insincerely  false  manner;  "a  seduction  on  my  part 
  would  land  us  with  the  necessity  to  rise,  bathe  and 
  dress,  chat  falsely  about  this  and  that  and  emerge 
  into  the  rest  of  the  evening  as  though  nothing  had 
  happened" 
  2:  in  an  incorrect  manner;  "to  credit  Lister  with  the  first 
  formulation  of  the  basic  principle  of  stratigraphy  would 
  be  to  bestow  credit  falsely"  [syn:  {incorrectly}] 




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