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  • 1 not apocryphal — index authentic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Apocryphal — A*poc ry*phal, a. 1. Pertaining to the Apocrypha. [1913 Webster] 2. Not canonical. Hence: Of doubtful authority; equivocal; mythic; fictitious; spurious; false. [1913 Webster] The passages . . . are, however, in part from apocryphal or fictitious …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 apocryphal — [ə pä′krəfəl] adj. 1. of doubtful authorship or authenticity 2. not genuine; spurious; counterfeit 3. [A ] of or like the Apocrypha SYN. FICTITIOUS …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 apocryphal — [[t]əpɒ̱krɪf(ə)l[/t]] ADJ An apocryphal story is one which is probably not true or did not happen, but which may give a true picture of someone or something. This may well be an apocryphal story... There is a story, probably apocryphal, about a… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 apocryphal — a|poc|ry|phal [əˈpɔkrıfəl US əˈpa: ] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: apocrypha works not by the claimed writer (14 21 centuries), from Late Latin, from apocryphus secret, not part of the official list of works , from Greek, from apokryptein to hide …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 apocryphal — adjective /əˈpɒkrɪfəl,əˈpɒkrəfəl,əˈpɑːkrɪfəl,əˈpɑːkrəfəl/ a) Of, or pertaining to, the Apocrypha. Many scholars consider the stories of the monk Teilo to be apocryphal. b) Of doubtful authenticity, or lacking authority; not regarded as canonical …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 APOCRYPHAL NEW TESTAMENT —    a collection of writings which the EARLY CHURCH deemed uncanonical and rejected because they did not teach ORTHODOX doctrines. In recent years APOCRYPHAL LITERATURE, such as the Gospel of Thomas, has become popular among alternate religious… …

    Concise dictionary of Religion

  • 8 apocryphal — adjective an apocryphal story about a famous person or event is well known but probably not true: Washington s apocryphal phrase: Father, I cannot tell a lie …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 Apocryphal New Testament — Christian writings not included in the authoritative canon of the NT which claim to be reminiscences of the life of the young Jesus and his miraculous powers, or supplements to the book of Acts about apostles who were there passed over. Several… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 10 apocryphal — a poc·ry·phal || fl adj. doubtful; not genuine; pertaining to the Apocrypha (Old Testament books not included in the Bible) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 apocryphal — a|poc|ry|phal [ ə pakrəfl ] adjective probably not true, but believed by a lot of people to be true …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 apocryphal — adj 1. unauthenticated, unverified, unconfirmed, unvalidated, unsubstantiated; unsanctioned, uncanonical; questionable, debatable, disputable, disputed, controvertible, controversial; dubita ble, dubious, doubtful, uncertain, unsure, unknown. 2.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 apocryphal — UK [əˈpɒkrəf(ə)l] / US [əˈpɑkrəf(ə)l] adjective probably not true, but believed by a lot of people to be true …

    English dictionary

  • 14 PSALMS, APOCRYPHAL — Syrian manuscripts have preserved a group of five apocryphal Psalms, one of which is also contained in the Septuagint version of the canonical Book of Psalms. This Psalm, which occurs as a supernumerary in the Septuagint, found its way into the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 15 EZEKIEL, APOCRYPHAL BOOKS OF — Josephus (Ant., 10:79) appears to refer to two books of Ezekiel, one of which was presumably an apocryphal work. Reference to such a work is also made in the stichometry of Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinople (806–15), and the pseudo Athana… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 16 Geier — is a German word for vulture. Geier is also a notable surname and less frequently is seen as a place name. Usages and Meanings of GeierThe disputed etymological origins of the word Geier have confounded ornithological usage of the term in poetry …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 Иван IV Васильевич Грозный — (25 VIII 1530 г. – 18 III 1584 г.) – великий князь (с 1533 г.) и царь (с 1547 г.) всея Руси, писатель и публицист. Историческая роль И. В. сложна и противоречива; противоречива и его роль в истории древнерусской литературы. В годы И. В. к… …

    Словарь книжников и книжности Древней Руси

  • 18 Kurbskij — Kụrbskij,   Andrej Michajlowitsch Fürst, russischer Feldherr und Historiker, * 1528, ✝ 1583; gehörte zum engsten Kreis um Iwan IV., nahm an den Feldzügen gegen Kasan (1545 52) teil und wurde 1561 Oberbefehlshaber der russischen Truppen in… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 authentic — a. 1. Genuine, real, true, veritable, pure, uncorrupted, unadulterated, not false, not spurious, not fictitious, not apocryphal, what it purports to be. 2. Trustworthy, reliable, authoritative, veritable, true, accurate, according to the facts,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 authentic — I adjective accordant with the facts, according to the facts, accredited, accurate, actual, as represented, attested, authoritative, bona fide, certus, credible, demonstrated, dependable, documented, entitled to acceptance and belief, factual,… …

    Law dictionary


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