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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trumped-up(a)adjective

    concocted with intent to deceive

    "trumped-up charges"


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  1. Mohamed ElMessiry:

    The Egyptian government tends to charge and arrest lawyers on trumped-up charges with the sole purpose of preventing them from working on critical cases.

  2. Gavin Newsom:

    These trumped up charges were always a sham -- a blatant attempt by the Trump administration to prevent more automakers from joining California and agreeing to stronger emissions standards.

  3. Dana Ahmed:

    We are very worried that these women and other activists detained, like activists before them, will be tried and sentenced on trumped up security-related charges for their peaceful human-rights activism.

  4. Ben Chumo:

    I am disappointed that such charges can be trumped up against me. I served KPLC for 32 years. My record is evident.

  5. Van Jones:

    And so as you begin to think what are we going to do, you’ve got to be able to respond to what I think is dog whistling on education. I think all the CRT stuff is trumped-up dog-whistling, but you’ve got to be able to respond to it, and I also think that, listen, crime, inflation and concerns about our kids – Democrats have got to have better answers next year than we had this year.

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