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Just another riley riddle:

My prefix is a lie,

My infix is what some people pledge to,

My suffix is to have less

What is the word?

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  • $\begingroup$ Can anyone make a riley riddle tag? $\endgroup$ – Duck Aug 12 '18 at 19:25
  • $\begingroup$ Such a tag has already been created several times... and then removed. "Riddle" and "word" are apparently enough. $\endgroup$ – xhienne Aug 12 '18 at 19:33
  • $\begingroup$ @Duck I originally suggested the idea in meta. But the community decided against the creation of this tag for the same reason mentioned by xhienne. $\endgroup$ – Riley Aug 12 '18 at 19:45
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, ok. But so many people make them it should be more clarified. $\endgroup$ – Duck Aug 12 '18 at 21:00
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    $\begingroup$ Ah, a riley tag $\endgroup$ – Duck Aug 12 '18 at 22:31
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My very quick and unprocessed guess

Conflagration

My prefix is a lie,

'con' man

My infix is what some people pledge to,

I pledge allegiance to the 'Flag' of _____.

My suffix is to have less

You're left with less food, if you have to 'ration' it.

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