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I'm not supposed to argue with him when he starts confabulating.
They could be confabulating, of course, but the attending who challenges their veracity risks a major lawsuit, assuming he hasn't been strung up first by an angry mob of residents.
The PM, who is himself seized of this crisis, has been confabulating with Doval, R& AW chief Alok Joshi and Intelligence Bureau Director Syed Asif Ibrahim to achieve closure on the matter.
I]nnocent but vulnerable suspects, under the influence of highly suggestive interrogation tactics, come not only to capitulate in their behavior, but also to believe that they committed the crime in question, sometimes confabulating false memories in the process.
Ultimately, I am told, they found Khadse - in a tete-a-tete with former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan at one of the better hotels in town, confabulating in a dark corner.
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee by his confabulations with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and recently Foreign Minister SM Krishna confabulating with his counterpart Qureshi were exactly doing that," said Jethmalani.
The Confabulating Mind: How The Brain Creates Reality.
Myrton was on foot every morning at daybreak; confabulating with the clerk of the works, whose slightest word was more important in his ears than the strongest opinion expressed by his wife.