Day-125 (Apocryphal)

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Word:
Apocryphal

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Well known but probably not true.

Sentences:
1) They told us an apocryphal story about the president's childhood.
2) The old mother told her children apocryphal tales.

Origin:
Medieval Latin, from Late Latin, neuter plural apochrphus meaning 'secret'.

First use:
1590

Synonyms:
rumor, fable

Antonyms:
verified, true story.

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