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tissue of lies

A number of false statements made to deliberately hide the truth. After the human resources manager performed a background check on the new applicant, she realized his resume was a tissue of lies.
See also: lie, of, tissue

a pack of lies

  also a tissue of lies (formal)
a story that someone has invented in order to deceive people He dismissed recent rumours that he'd had affairs with a number of women as 'a pack of lies'. The entire account of where she'd been and who she'd been with that night was a tissue of lies.
See also: lie, of, pack