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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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The whole scene formed a striking picture, whose frame was composed of the dark and tall border of pines.
There, she found more walls and winter vegetables and glass frames, but in the second wall there was another green door and it was not open.
At the sound of it, a thrill went through my frame.
These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almightie, thine this universal Frame, Thus wondrous fair; thy self how wondrous then
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.
THEY got amongst flower- pots, and frames and tubs; Peter heard noises worse than ever, his eyes were as big as lolly-pops!
It has only one clear story above the ground-floor; but the roof, rising steeply, has several projecting windows, with carved spandrels rather elegantly enclosed in oaken frames, and externally adorned with balustrades.
Examining the panels with care I found them discontinuous with the frames.
Then, with a whistling note that rose above the droning of the pit, the beam swung close over their heads, lighting the tops of the beech trees that line the road, and splitting the bricks, smashing the windows, firing the window frames, and bring- ing down in crumbling ruin a portion of the gable of the house nearest the corner.
When Albert returned to his mother, he found her in the boudoir reclining in a large velvet arm-chair, the whole room so obscure that only the shining spangle, fastened here and there to the drapery, and the angles of the gilded frames of the pictures, showed with some degree of brightness in the gloom.
These were the ancestors of Charles, standing back dimly in their tarnished frames.
Descending from the cupola, I paused in the garret to observe the ponderous white-oak framework, so much more massive than the frames of modern houses, and thereby resembling an antique skeleton.