white lie

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An lie that is said for not hurting others with a clean mind
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As Sam did not want to hurt his grandparents, he told a white lie and said that he enjoyed his trip to the village

Submitted on November 27, 2019

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white lieA deliberate, untrue statement which does no harm or is intended to produce a favorable result.
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