He didn't want to start lying outright, so he decided on the truth.
He says she is lying outright about his involvement.
It was difficult to lie outright, even to a wild Outsider.
"I know he's your favorite, but I never thought you'd outright lie for him."
You have to assume your teen isn't going to tell you everything and sometimes may outright lie.
And if they can't, they'll try to minimize it without lying outright.
Yet, she couldn't bring herself to lie outright to her brother.
At first he considered lying outright about the presence of the four Iranian communicators.
I wasn't lying outright, but I omitted portions of the story.
When you aren't lying outright, then you're obscuring the truth.