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big lie

big lie

 
pronunciation:
bIg laI
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a gross falsity, distortion, or misrepresentation that becomes widely accepted through constant repetition and elaboration (usu. prec. by the).
definition 2: the use of such a tactic in political propaganda (usu. prec. by the).