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1 to fail to differentiate (a thing) from something similar or related
  • be careful not to conflate gossip with real news

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2 to turn into a single mass or entity that is more or less the same throughout
  • the movie conflates documentary footage and dramatized reenactments so seamlessly and ingeniously that viewers may not know what is real and what is not

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The first known use of conflate was in 1610

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“Conflate.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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to express in a more acceptable way

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