false (adv.)
slanderously, faithlessly, with such calumny
2H6 III.i.184[Gloucester to and of his enemies] Beshrew the winners, for they played me false!
CE II.ii.151[Adriana to Antipholus of Syracuse] if we two be one, and thou play false, / I do digest the poison of thy flesh
CE IV.iv.98[Adriana to Dromio of Ephesus, of his two protestations] Dissembling villain, thou speakest false in both
Cym III.iv.116[Innogen to Pisanio, of being called a strumpet] mine ear, / Therein false struck
Mac I.v.19[Lady Macbeth alone, as if to Macbeth] What thou wouldst highly / That wouldst thou holily, wouldst not play false, / And yet wouldst wrongly win
Sonn.131.9[] And to be sure that is not false I swear [or: adjective use, especially if comma after 'false']]
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