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fabricate

verb [T] uk   /ˈfæb.rɪ.keɪt/ us  
to invent or produce something false in order to deceive someone: He was late, so he fabricated an excuse to avoid trouble. He claims that the police fabricated evidence against him.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
fabrication
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌfæb.rɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
The evidence he gave in court was a complete fabrication.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
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