Honesty If your parents punished you after you told the truth then you would be afraid to be forthcoming and learn to lie. "passed down generation after generation. my entire life. narcissistic mothers destroy their own families.
palter (verb) To talk or act insincerely or deceitfully: lie or use trickery. To bargain with. To act carelessly: trifle. [I'd seen this word in online word games but was too lazy to look it up. Thanks to previous pinners!