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tr.v. fab·ri·cat·ed, fab·ri·cat·ing, fab·ri·cates
1. To make; create.
2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts: fabricate small boats.
3. To concoct in order to deceive: fabricated a convincing excuse.

[Middle English fabricaten, from Latin fabricārī, fabricāt-, to make, from fabrica, craft; see fabric.]

fab′ri·ca′tion n.
fab′ri·ca′tion·al adj.
fab′ri·ca′tor n.
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Individuals or groups who, without genuine resources, invent information or inflate or embroider over news for personal gain or for political purposes.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fabricator - someone who tells lies
liar, prevaricator - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
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1. One who makes a fraudulent copy of something:
2. One who tells lies:
Informal: storyteller.
Law: perjurer.
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