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- n. Plural form of frameup.
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In the case of prosecutions and frameups, Democrats who went along with the prosecution and frameups of other Democrats and of recalcitrant Republicans were not targeted themselves, but both Democrats and Republicans who refused to play along, paid the price.
It was not easy, the bosses and machines fought back with smears, frameups, slander, and fear – a lot of middle class reformers found out how ruthless an entrenched system is.
You would find many, many frameups in my early albums as well!