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fabricate -- as in: fabricate a story
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as in: fabricate a story Define
make up something false
  • She fabricated the story and repeated it under oath.
  • You’ll have to fabricate a believable story and get them trust you.
  • And now the look on Alex’s face—the little, crooked smile that used to creep onto Rob’s face whenever he’d successfully gotten an extension from one of his teachers for some completely fabricated reason—makes me want to smack him.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • I’m trying to think of what I can say to reassure her, trying to fabricate a lie, but then, miracle of miracles, she just lies back down in bed and closes her eyes.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium

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  • I learned quickly, however, what I was expected to do with the doll: rock it, fabricate storied situations around it, even sleep with it.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • I used to fabricate reasons to come back here all the time, and Hana would show up at some point in the early afternoon and knock on the door five times, really soft.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Winters has been getting her freak on with Mr. Shaw, and how I got off without a detention, because I promised her I would destroy a camera-phone pic of one of her love sessions in Shaw’s office (fabricated, obviously—there’s no way I’d ever hang on to evidence of their coupling, much less in high-digital format).
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Should this at any time happen, how easy would it be to fabricate pretenses of approaching danger
    Hamilton, Alexander  --  Federalist Papers Authored by Alexander Hamilton
  • ...the spy will fabricate his information...
    Conrad, Joseph  --  The Secret Agent
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as in: fabricate a story Define
make up something false
as in: fabricate metal parts Define
to make or manufacture something -- especially by assembling components
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