What motive had Mr. Norton at that time to fabricate this statement?
Of course he was compelled to fabricate a statement in reply.
It is a thing which we have not to conceive of, fabricate, or build up in our minds.
That the spy will fabricate his information is a mere commonplace.
Of the hinder part of their horse skins they fabricate excellent sandals.
Who forged the lie could fabricate this too:— But hold, it is ingeniously done.
He then demanded, what length of time I should need to fabricate another such head ornament?
The capacity to build a fire and fabricate clothing is given only to man.
Galusha was at that moment endeavoring to fabricate a story of his own, one which he might tell Miss Phipps.
Verrinder left the physician to fabricate and promulgate the story and keep him out of it.
fabricate mid-15c., from L. fabricatus, pp. of fabricare "to fashion, build," from fabrica (see fabric). In bad sense of "to tell a lie," etc., it is first recorded 1779. Related: Fabricated; fabricating.