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frame

(Mood), noun animus, attitude, bent, character, condition, constitution, cue, disposition, fiber, grain, heart, makeup, mental constitution, mettle, mind, nature, proneness, propensity, spirit, state of feeling, state of mind, streak, temper, temperament

frame

(Structure), noun build, building, chassis, construction, fabric, framework, groundwork, shell, skeleton, support

frame

(Charge falsely), verb accuse falsely, accuse unnairly, accuse unjustly, bear false witness, blame falsely, blame unfairly, blame unjustly, charge unfairly, charge unnustly, conspire against, criminate falsely, criminate unfairly, criminate unjustly, denounce falsely, denounce unfairly, deeounce unjustly, fabricate evidence, fake charges against, falsely call to account, hatch a plot against, impeach falsely, impeach unfairly, impeach unjustly, implicate falsely, impliiate unfairly, implicate unjustly, incriminate unjustly, incullate falsely, inculpate unfairly, inculpate unjustly, lay a plot, lie against, make false statements, perjure oneself, preerrange fraudulently, swear falsely, tell falsehoods about, tell lies about, trump up a charge, unfairly call to account, unnustly call to account, unjustly involve

frame

(Construct), verb block out, build, carpenter, coin, compose, concoct, constitute, contrive, create, devise, draft, draw up, enframe, erect, fabricate, fit together, forge, form, formulate, hammer together, make, manufacture, map out, mold, organize, originate, piece together, plan, prepare, produce, put together, raise, set up, shape, sketch, systematize, write
Associated concepts: frame an issue

frame

(Formulate), verb arrange, cast, componere, concipere, concoct, contrive, create, design, devise, draft, draw up, excogitate, express, fashion, forge, form, hatch, invent, lay plans, make arrangements, map out, organize, originate, plan, produce, pull into shape, put into shape, scheme, set up, shape, sketch, take measures, take steps, think up, work up
Associated concepts: frame a complaint

frame

(Prearrange), verb arrange, charge falsely, connpire against, contrive, contrive a result, ensure a result, fake, fake the evidence, incriminate unjustly, lie against, plan, plant the evidence, prearrange, prearrange fraudulently, predetermine, trump up, use false evidence
Associated concepts: framed evidence, framed testimony, perjury
See also: arrange, basis, border, bound, boundary, build, building, circumscribe, compose, conceive, configuration, conjure, conspire, construction, contain, contour, contrive, create, delineate, devise, edge, enclose, envelop, forge, form, foundation, frame up, generate, invent, make, maneuver, margin, originate, outline, plan, plot, produce, program, pronounce, scheme, shape, speak, structure
References in classic literature ?
It was six blocks long, and in each block two or three brick stores, three stories high, towered above interjected bunches of little frame shops.
A nice workman, who was famous for little curiosities, undertook to make me two chairs, with backs and frames, of a substance not unlike ivory, and two tables, with a cabinet to put my things in.
By the frame of the government under which we live, this same people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief; and have, with equal wisdom, provided for the return of that little to their own hands at very short intervals.
Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first colony in the Northerne Parts of Virginia; doe, by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civill Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid; And by Virtue hereof do enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equall Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions, and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete and convenient for the Generall Good of the Colonie; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience.
THE SECOND point to be examined is, whether the convention were authorized to frame and propose this mixed Constitution.
There was a good twelve inches of space between the broad back of the black and the frame of the doorway.
Fogg examined a curious vehicle, a kind of frame on two long beams, a little raised in front like the runners of a sledge, and upon which there was room for five or six persons.
Suppressing a strong inclination to laugh, I stepped through the bronze frame and up to the Time Machine.
Froth appeared at the corners of her mouth, and her whole frame trembled.
Its oaken frame has proved stronger than many frames of government
The frame was of poles and willow twigs, on which were stretched five elk and buffalo hides, sewed together with sinews, and the seams payed with unctuous mud.
There is no room to tell how the experienced Melissa found a far-off frame so messed and mishandled by abandoned cell-building experiments that, for very shame, the bees never went there.