apocryphal

All Adjective Noun
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  • Three other pieces of similar apocryphal character have come down to us. Cited from A Popular History of the Art of Music, by W. S. B. Mathews
  • These claims, like those surrounding his father, are apocryphal and continued throughout his life.
  • There are several apocryphal versions of the story about how the town got its name.
  • What apocryphal history is supposed to have taken place at this time? Cited from The Chosen People, by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • I also learned that many of his stories were apocryphal or very highly colored. Cited from Marse Henry (Vol. 1), by Henry Watterson
  • After this example one may readily believe the following semi-apocryphal story.
  • Reports that he never finished the sentence are apocryphal, although the line was among his last words.
  • He is best known as the source of some of the apocryphal stories about George Washington.
  • A larger than life character, Miller is the subject of many stories, often apocryphal.
  • The most common apocryphal use is also similar to that of the English word "human".
  • This is apocryphal; I may choose whether I will believe it or no. Cited from The Old Bachelor, by William Congreve
  • The story of their first meeting, which has received a wide acceptance, is apocryphal. Cited from Life of Robert Browning, by William Sharp
  • No doubt her origin and morals are quite as apocryphal as her name. Cited from St. Elmo, Augusta J. Evans
  • A story that she had a large inheritance from her father may be apocryphal.
  • It is not known for certain if this actually happened or if it is apocryphal legend.
  • It contains most of the apocryphal books, and several others that we do not find in the other collections. Cited from Who Wrote the Bible?, by Washington Gladden
  • There are two apocryphal stories about the origin of the name.
  • This version, however, has been shown to be largely apocryphal.
  • These stories are not supported by contemporary accounts and seem to be apocryphal.
  • But this is almost certainly apocryphal; the street was probably named for its tree-lined character.
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Words starting with apocryphal

Meaning of apocryphal

  • adjective Of or belonging to the apocrypha