This is a poor subterfuge; could you not have vamped up something better?
The tales about conspiracy of France and Belgium had been vamped up afterwards.
He smiled gently; and I saw that she had vamped him this much, at least—he was going to be polite!
The music-hall artistes would oblige; and Sheridan played waltzes and polkas and vamped accompaniments.
Nor was it the only one vamped up on account of Duke Guidobaldo's unfruitful marriage.
I suppose it would not be falsity to say they were forty years old, patched and vamped up at various times.
This is perfectly true; much as Lnnrot botched and vamped the Finnish lays he made no epic out of them.
Surely we heard Lord A—— ask if that vamped old vase, which will fall some day to pieces, was antique; and B——assert that it was!
They “revived” Shakespeare; they vamped him in a style that did not wholly perish till after the time of Garrick.
The same opera of Rameau's, vamped by Candeille, had produced 6,857 livres on the 14th of the preceding June.