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trumped–up

adjective \ˈtrəm(p)t-ˈəp\

: deliberately done or created to make someone appear to be guilty of a crime

Full Definition of TRUMPED-UP

:  fraudulently concocted :  spurious <trumped–up charges>

First Known Use of TRUMPED-UP

1728

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