Examples of fabrication in a Sentence
her claim that she had been a nurse during the war proved to be a total fabrication
the notion that the Colossus of Rhodes could straddle the harbor was a fabrication of medieval writers
Eric Jennings, vice president and men's fashion director, Saks Fifth Avenue: “I'm excited by the dichotomy between ‘experimental’ and ‘wearable’ design in Milan this season. The collections have struck a wonderful chord between art and commerce, from the dark and daring of Neil Barrett to the fabric innovations of Ermenegildo Zegna, we've seen something here in Milan for all our customers. I've been especially inspired by the focus on ‘bleisure’ dressing this season: the seamless transition from business to leisure. I think this is really something American men are looking for right now. I'm also inspired by the use of technical fabrications and athletic details being utilized in clothing as well as sportswear. I think these innovations will definitely resonate with our customer.” —WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY(WWD) [NEXIS], June 23, 2010, Buyers Note Color, Wearability …, BYLINE: Emilie Marsh : Jean Scheidnes : Luisa Zargani; - with contributions by DAVIDE MAESTRI
Unfortunately, there is little else about the Sixties that historians agree on, including when the era (as an ethos) began, when it ended, and what it ultimately meant. But they do concur that it was a most unusual and unusually significant decade in the nation’s evolution. Now, however, comes The Sixties Unplugged, by Gerard J. DeGroot, which rather defiantly interprets the decade’s prominence as more fabrication than fact, whose most salient feature was its lack of “coherent logic.” —“The Long Goodbye” P. 81, Arthur Krystal, HARPER’S MAGAZINE Vol. 317 No. 1901, October 2008
Mr. Roy said you weren’t allowed to write “fabrications” about the other candidates. So I told Mr. Roy that the thing about the head lice was true, and how it practically closed down the whole school when it happened. —“September” P. 48, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, Jeff Kinney, Amulet Books, 2007
But it was only last year, after the Jayson Blair scandal rocked the New York Times, that Kelley's bosses took such concerns seriously. A preliminary probe this winter elicited only more deception from Kelley, who, it emerged, had asked acquaintances to pose as sources to corroborate his fictions. Kelley quit after that came to light, saying he was persecuted. The newspaper then began a more thorough investigation. A panel that included outside editors such as John Seigenthaler told staff gathered in the First Amendment dining room at USA Today headquarters near Washington last week that it had found evidence of fabrication in at least eight of Kelley’s best-known stories and nearly two dozen instances of blatant plagiarism. —“Notebook” P. 20, Douglas Waller, TIME Vol. 163 No. 13, March 29, 2004
But various Blair articles were eventually exposed, first as plagiarism, and eventually as outright fabrications, and in May 2003 Blair resigned —“Troubled Times” P. 13, Timothy Noah, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, December 26, 2004
A Liberian government spokesman denies all accusations about trading in illicit diamonds as "pure fabrication." —"In Search Of Hot Rocks" P. 32, Tom Masland, NEWSWEEK Vol. CXXXVI No. 2, July 10, 2000
He hasn't published self-conscious fabrications, like The Boston Globe, or, ahem, The New Republic. He's far more likely to be accurate than the talking heads on television. He does piggyback on others' stories, but he doesn't plagiarize them. —"TRB From Washington" P. 10, Andrew Sullivan, THE NEW REPUBLIC Vol. 223 No. 18, October 30, 2000
Recent Examples of fabrication from the Web
The two young creatives and close friends both had the idea to take traditional modes of Italian fabrication and aesthetics and turn them upside down, creating clothes made locally and in the old way but with a modern point of view.
In 2017, the American Geophysical Union reclassified harassment not just as regular old misconduct but as scientific misconduct, in the same category as infractions like plagiarism and data fabrication.
Positions are available in account management, digital/AV systems, field tech support, business development, marketing, design, welding and fabrication.
Nothing in de Havilland’s public or private life substantiates this speech, which is a deliberate fabrication posing as reality.
Contrary to some popular reports (most influentially, The Emperor, by Ryszard Kapuściński, which has been widely criticized for fabrications), Ermias says the Selassies smuggled no money out of Ethiopia before the emperor fell.
Since at least 2014, this trolling operation has been posting grotesque fabrications to foster Russian support for the Kremlin’s invasion of eastern Ukraine — and to whip up hostile feelings toward America.
The Syrian government has denied the chemical weapons allegations, calling them fabrications.
The Syrian government denied the chemical weapons allegations, calling them fabrications.
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