halftruth

half-truth

[haf-trooth, hahf-]
noun, plural half-truths [haf-troothz, hahf-] .
1.
a statement that is only partly true, especially one intended to deceive, evade blame, or the like.
2.
a statement that fails to divulge the whole truth.

Origin:
1650–60

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half-truth
 
n
a partially true statement intended to mislead
 
'half-'true
 
adj

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