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Synonyms for apocryphal
əˈpɒk rə fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apocryphal(adj)

    being of questionable authenticity

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

  2. Apocryphal(adj)

    of or belonging to the Apocrypha

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. apocryphal

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

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

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. apocryphal(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unauthentic, legendary, uncanonical, of doubtful authority

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    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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