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  • trumped up story — index myth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • trumped up — UK US trump up sth/trump sth up Phrasal Verb with trump({{}}/trʌmp/ verb [T] ► to give or use false information so that someone will be accused of doing something wrong and punished: »The accusation, she said, was trumped up in order to get rid… …   Financial and business terms

  • story — Synonyms and related words: Clio, Muse of history, account, action, adventures, alibi, allegation, allegory, anagnorisis, anecdotage, anecdote, angle, annals, architectonics, architecture, argument, article, assertion, atmosphere, autobiography,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • frame up — noun baseless charge, cabal, conspiracy, counterfeit evidence, faked charge, false charge, false evidence, false information, foul play, frame, hoax, intrigue, machination, perjured testimony, plant, trap, trickery, trumped up charge, trumped up… …   Law dictionary

  • ghost story — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, apologue, bedtime story, blague, cock and bull story, detective story, exaggeration, fable, fabliau, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fantasy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fish story — Synonyms and related words: big talk, blague, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, cock and bull story, exaggeration, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fancy talk, farfetched story, farrago, fib, fiction, fine talk, flam, flimflam, gas, ghost story, half truth …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tall story — Synonyms and related words: big talk, blague, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, cock and bull story, exaggeration, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fancy talk, farfetched story, farrago, fib, fiction, fine talk, fish story, flam, flimflam, gas, ghost story …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trump sth up — UK US trump up sth/trump sth up Phrasal Verb with trump({{}}/trʌmp/ verb [T] ► to give or use false information so that someone will be accused of doing something wrong and punished: »The accusation, she said, was trumped up in order to get rid… …   Financial and business terms

  • trump up sth — UK US trump up sth/trump sth up Phrasal Verb with trump({{}}/trʌmp/ verb [T] ► to give or use false information so that someone will be accused of doing something wrong and punished: »The accusation, she said, was trumped up in order to get rid… …   Financial and business terms

  • trump up sth/trump sth up — UK US trump up sth/trump sth up Phrasal Verb with trump({{}}/trʌmp/ verb [T] ► to give or use false information so that someone will be accused of doing something wrong and punished: »The accusation, she said, was trumped up in order to get rid… …   Financial and business terms

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