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* DeceptiveLegacy: A child is lied to about their missing parent(s).

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* DreamDeception: A character lies to another that they're dreaming.

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* BluntNo: Someone says "no" in a blunt tone as a response to a inquiry.

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* LanguageFluencyDenial: Pretending not to speak a language fluently when one in fact can.

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* HonestyAesop: AnAesop about telling the truth.


* HalfTruth: A statement that is technically true, but extremely misleading if you don't have all the information.


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* MetaphoricallyTrue: A statement that is technically true, but extremely misleading if you don't have all the information.

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* LiteralMoneyMetaphor: A person thinks they were promised money, when really it was something else.

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* ContraceptionDeception: Lying about birth control during sex.


* BathroomSearchExcuse: Lying about looking for the bathroom.


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* BathroomSearchExcuse: Lying about looking for the bathroom.


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* TheBeard: A fake spouse or significant other, to hide one's actual marital status or love life.




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*VillainRevealsTheSecret: Sometimes, they're telling ''[[AwfulTruth the truth]]'' and it usually isn't good for our heroes.

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* DrPsychPatient: An apparent authority figure such as a doctor is exposed as a mentally-unwell person adopting the role.


* ISurrenderSuckers: A character pretends to surrender but attacks once the opponent lowers his guard.

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* ISurrenderSuckers: A character pretends to surrender but attacks once the opponent lowers his guard. If this is done by a soldier, it is called "Perfidy" and is a [[UsefulNotes/TheLawsAndCustomsOfWar war crime]].

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* ObviouslyNotFine: A character claims to be fine when anyone can see that they're not.

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* FalseProphet: Someone who lies using religion for personal gain.

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