apocryphal in a sentence
Example sentences for apocryphal
The story may well be apocryphal but it sums up, as such stories often do, the central facts of the case.
The story is probably apocryphal, but the child's response was prophetic.
There are many apocryphal stories of patients with asthma improving when they move, but no controlled trials.
There are tales, perhaps apocryphal, of villages where all the men of working age have left.
Her legend is a conflation of numerous scriptural references and apocryphal stories.
It was the second time in our conversation that he mentioned this apocryphal frankfurter stand.
The story may be apocryphal, but it tends to be believed.
News also spread over the Net - with the usual apocryphal embellishments.
What makes the story apocryphal is that it's told about so many different concert halls.
There's a funny anecdote, perhaps apocryphal, in which an astronomer is delivering a public lecture.
He tells two stories that sound apocryphal, but which he insists are true.
Rose pointed out that the story is probably apocryphal, though some of the panelists had also heard it.
The story is no doubt apocryphal but I want to believe it.
It does seem that the climax might have been reached in a less apocryphal fashion.
They would often circulate apocryphal stories of their might and cruelty in order to instill fear and confusion in their enemies.
More than three years later, this apocryphal account continues to surface.
Several myths, probably apocryphal, surround the opening moves of their relationship.
People have always readily accepted apocryphal stories about history or events.
We all have apocryphal and outlier stories to tell, some of the most unbelievable are not even exaggerations.
Although the following story is likely apocryphal, it has the hint of truth.
The real and the apocryphal are beautifully interwoven.
These are not the only matters that are reported as fact but sound apocryphal, since so much of the source material is secondhand.
Many modern historians believe the tale is apocryphal.