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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner that lacks authenticity; In a mythical or not indisputable manner

Usage examples (27)
  • Adjective : He told an apocryphal story about the sword, but the truth was later revealed
  • The ongoing stories offer an “illusion of change,” a phrase apocryphally attributed to Stan Lee.
  • What's that statement apocryphally attributed to Twain?
  • Lilith, Adam's first wife apocryphally, embraces the snake, and makes him her own. for more
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