frame

Part of speech: verb

To put together; contrive; arrange; shape; surround with a frame.

Part of speech: noun

Something composed of parts united in a system; arrangement; constitution; framework; case.

Part of speech: noun

A mental state or condition.

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Usage examples "frame":

  1. It may put me in a more proper frame of mind to please yo'." - "Sally Dows and Other Stories", Bret Harte.
  2. What is the soul doing in so miserable a frame? - "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
  3. They'll all come before that jury to- morrow, and they mustn't have any chance to frame up a lie." - "They of the High Trails", Hamlin Garland.