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fabrication

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1 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive
  • her claim that she had been a nurse during the war proved to be a total fabrication

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2 something that is the product of the imagination
  • the notion that the Colossus of Rhodes could straddle the harbor was a fabrication of medieval writers

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The first known use of fabrication was in the 15th century

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“Fabrication.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fabrication. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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