Sentence Examples with the word Trumped

It was customary to wear the highest rank, and the VP trumped Mr. Tim twice over.

Next, entire cities banned smoking in all indoor public places, contending a private business's right to allow smoking was trumped by the dangers of exposing patrons to secondhand smoke.

He was then found guilty of high treason and sentence of forfeiture pronounced; but there is reason to suspect that the whole case was trumped up. The old church escaped demolition at the Reformation and even the fine east Leixoes window was saved.

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I thought the story about his job at the poultry farm was only a cover - some trumped up story to establish credence.