Meaning: A deliberately misleading fabrication

Created On: Jul 8, 2016 14:57 IST

Meaning: A deliberately misleading fabrication

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The serial blasts were the canard to incite communial disharmony in the state.

Pronunciation: kuh-nahrd

Usage/Example: 1. The canard upon which he based his campaign was that Jews were planning to destroy or take over Muslim holy sites. (Source: Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America)

2. Jewish population figures of Palestine in the pre-1948 period would give the lie to this old canard. (Source: Bdlive)

3. We've been telling people for a long time that “police brutality” is mostly a trumped-up canard of social justice warriors. (Source: The Federalist)

Synonyms and Antonyms: Canard

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