confabulate :

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  • v  unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
  • v  talk socially without exchanging too much information
  • v  have a conference in order to talk something over

  • He becomes malleable and suggestible, and in some instances he may confabulate.
  • One can understand why violent criminals would confabulate such tales, months and even years after the episodes, but not why any criminologist or journalist should believe them.
  • In this materialist view, people perceive Gods existence because their brains have evolved to confabulate belief systems.

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