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Usage examples for fabricate

  1. I thought so; I still think so; and, notwithstanding all that the Dundasses may choose to fabricate, I am determined to believe the assertions of an honest countenance." – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  2. For politics is an interest of men- a tool which they fabricate and use- and no comment has much value if it tries to get along without mankind. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  3. Wishing to use gasoline in the lamp, he found it necessary to fabricate a number of burner units before he found a type that gave him a clean blue flame. – The 1893 Duryea Automobile In the Museum of History and Technology by Don H. Berkebile
  4. Many of the guests who chanced to get access to them from a mere glimpse of the Queen- whose general good- humour, vivacity, and constant wish to please all around her would often make her commit herself unconsciously and unintentionally- would fabricate anecdotes of things they had neither seen nor heard; and which never had existence, except in their own wicked imaginations. – The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  5. Before quitting Noisiel we must remark that M. Menier possesses cocoa and sugar plantations in the Southern States of America, and is thus enabled to fabricate the best possible chocolate at the lowest possible price. – Holidays in Eastern France by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  6. Those who could not make gold were confined in prison, and those who were under suspicion, yet could fabricate something, were equally put in close confinement. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  7. The science of government is in itself simple and plain; and if in the history of mankind no perfect government can be found, let it be attributed to the chicane, perfidy and ambition of those who fabricate them; and who are more or less, in common with all mankind, infected with a lust of power. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  8. The only charge they could fabricate against one monastery was " that the monks would do evil, if they could." – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  9. Neither otherwise did the other treasure of the house disagree unto so great a majesty, that verily it seemed in every point an heavenly Palace, fabricate and built for Jupiter himselfe. – The Golden Asse by Lucius Apuleius
  10. But does it fabricate in order to fabricate or does it not pursue involuntarily, and even unconsciously, something entirely different? – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  11. Nobody goes in rags, for the coarse- fibred grass from which they fabricate their clothes is very durable. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
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