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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Fabricate \Fab"ri*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fabricated}; p.
     pr. & vb. n. {Fabricating}.] [L. fabricatus, p. p. of
     fabricari, fabricare, to frame, build, forge, fr. fabrica.
     See {Fabric}, {Farge}.]
     1. To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to
        construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.

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     2. To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as,
        to fabricate woolens.
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     3. To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to
        fabricate a lie or story.
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              Our books were not fabricated with an accomodation
              to prevailing usages.                 --Paley.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  fabricated \fabricated\ adj.
     formed or conceived by the fancy or imagination; as, a
     fabricated excuse for his absence.
     Syn: fancied, fictional, fictitious, fictive, invented,
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       adj : formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse
             for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional
             character"; "used fictitious names"; "a made-up story"
             [syn: {fancied}, {fictional}, {fictitious}, {invented},

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "fabricated":
     assembled, built, cast, coined, conceived, concocted, constructed,
     cooked-up, crafted, created, custom, custom-built, custom-made,
     discovered, extracted, fabulous, fancied, fantasied, fantastic,
     fashioned, fictional, fictitious, figmental, forged, formed,
     gathered, grown, handcrafted, handmade, harvested, hatched,
     homemade, homespun, invented, legendary, machine-made, machined,
     made, made to order, made-up, man-made, manufactured, milled,
     mined, minted, molded, mythical, new-minted, originated, prefab,
     prefabricated, processed, put together, put-up, raised,
     ready-for-wear, ready-formed, ready-made, ready-prepared,
     ready-to-wear, refined, shaped, smelted, trumped-up, well-built,
     well-constructed, well-made

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