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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
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Miranda's pale, sharp face, framed in its nightcap, looked haggard on the pillow, and her body was pitifully still under the counterpane.
I abandoned it and framed a humbler supplication; for change, stimulus: that petition, too, seemed swept off into vague space: "Then," I cried, half desperate, "grant me at least a new servitude
Wragge, arrayed in the white apparel proper for the occasion, with her moon-face framed round by a spacious halo of night-cap, looked so hugely and disproportionately large, that Magdalen, anxious as she was, could not repress a smile on taking leave of her traveling companion for the night.
On the walls there were some common coloured pictures, framed and glazed, of scripture subjects; such as I have never seen since in the hands of pedlars, without seeing the whole interior of Peggotty's brother's house again, at one view.
I must get you to write that down, and then I'll have it framed.
And yet,'' he said to himself, ``I feel myself ill framed for the part which I am playing.
The latter part was altogether framed in the style peculiar to that people, whereof I learned some phrases from Glumdalclitch, while she was carrying me to court.