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apocryphal

adjective
 
 
/əˈpɒk.rɪ.fəl/ US  /-ˈpɑː.krɪ-/ formal
describes a story that is probably not true although often told and believed by some people to have happened
(一些廣為流傳的故事)可疑的,不足為信的,杜撰的
an apocryphal story
杜撰的故事
It's a good story but I dare say it's apocryphal.
故事不錯,但很可能是杜撰的。
True, real, false, and unreal
Translations of “apocryphal”
in Chinese (Simplified) (一些广为流传的故事)可疑的,不足为信的,杜撰的…
(Definition of apocryphal from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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