Sentence Examples


  • It was customary to wear the highest rank, and the VP trumped Mr. Tim twice over.
  • I thought the story about his job at the poultry farm was only a cover - some trumped up story to establish credence.
  • He was then found guilty of high treason and sentence of forfeiture pronounced; but there is reason to suspect that the whole case was trumped up. The old church escaped demolition at the Reformation and even the fine east Leixoes window was saved.
  • He trumped.up a vain story that his uncle was once more conspiring against him, arrested him, and sent him HI over to Calais, where he was secretly murdered in re5venge on prison.
  • The Magyar nobles were now systematically spoliated on trumped-up charges of treason; 1 In contradistinction to Turkish Hungary and Transylvanian Hungary.