Verboticism: Veritease

'I do not need or use deodorant.'

DEFINITION: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

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Pronunciation: VEHR-ih-teez

Sentence: The audience sought verity from the muckraked Congresswoman, but she merely placated them with veritease.

Etymology: veri[ty] + tease; a "truth" that is really only teasing.

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