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noun as in arrangement

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That corruption, says Stafford Smith, provided the opportunity for a “frame-up of epic proportions.”

His appearance reminded me of a remark I once heard: "We shall soon have a horse, for we already have the frame up."

“That the whole darned deal was a frame-up,” declared Uncle Jepson.

As soon as a Controller was spotted, a careful frame-up was arranged.

The thing that made it odd wasn't the actual frame-up (if that's what it was); these days, every crime was blamed on a Controller.

So it wasn't that the frame-up in itself was peculiar in this case; it was simply that it wasn't Sir Lewis Huntley's style.


On this page you'll find 372 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frame-up, such as: adjustment, agreement, compromise, deal, package, and plan.

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