bold-faced lie

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bold-faced lie

A blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruth, one in which the liar does not attempt to disguise his or her mendacity. Sir, I have never done these things of which you accuse me; they are bold-faced lies, and nothing more.
See also: lie
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To say that more management will solve our problems now is disingenuous at best, and a boldfaced lie at worst.
Israel claims that Iran has a military nuclear program, which is a boldfaced lie.
To add insult to injury, the boldfaced lie and comments of the nurse with whom the patient's fried last had contacted is almost inconceivable.
They were gulled into staying on the transplant list with assurances that everything was going as scheduled even though it was a boldfaced lie as UCI did not have medical doctors available to perform organ transplantations.