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trumped-up

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trumped up

verb
past tense of trump up

Synonyms & Antonyms of trumped up (Entry 2 of 2)

to create or think of by clever use of the imagination
  • parents who were always trumping up little projects for their children to do around the house

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“Trumped-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trumped-up. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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