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.
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