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Synonyms for apocryphal
əˈpɒk rə fəlapoc·ryphal

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. apocryphal

    obscure, doubtful, unauthorized, unauthentic, spurious, legendary, uncertain, unauthenticated, unverified

    palpable, accepted, authorized, authentic, genuine, current, undisputed, verified, attested

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apocryphaladjective

    being of questionable authenticity


  2. Apocryphaladjective

    of or belonging to the Apocrypha


Editors Contribution

  1. fake

    one, among several, reason for an inability to verify the authenticity of a claim, an assertion or a statement (apocryphal) could be because the said claim, assertion or statement could be untrue (fake).

    the assertion that the loch ness monster is the result of a horrible accident in an ancient secret and extinct gene manipulation laboratory is fake.

    Submitted by saty_s on September 24, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. apocryphaladjective

    unauthentic, legendary, uncanonical, of doubtful authority

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  1. Gavin Naylor:

    Many people have never seen these animals, they have got this apocryphal mysterious kind reputation. They were believed – at least one species, the Ganges River shark – was believed to bite bathers in the Ganges River. But nobody ever saw them. It was a wonderful, frightening thing that some sort of monster grabs you but nobody knows what it is.

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