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Unauthentic   /ˌənɔθˈɛntɪk/   Listen
Unauthentic

adjective
1.
Intended to deceive.  Synonyms: inauthentic, spurious.






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"Unauthentic" Quotes from Famous Books



... inferred from vol. i, p. 46, of the Trial. But Jeanne did not know how old she was when she left her father's house (Trial, vol. i, p. 51). I have ignored the letter of Perceval de Boulainvilliers, p. 116, vol. v, of the Trial. It is quite unauthentic and is too much in the manner of a hagiologist. See post, ...
— The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) • Anatole France

... Tou, indeed, adduces a gloomy case of a young man, who spent two years and a half in dumb longing, and broke a blood-vessel and died at the end of them; but this is so discouraging an anecdote, that we all poo-poohed it as unauthentic. ...
— Nancy - A Novel • Rhoda Broughton

... the publisher N[icholas] L[ing]. The concluding words—'according to the true and perfect copy'—of the title-page of the second quarto were intended to stamp its predecessor as surreptitious and unauthentic. But it is clear that the Second Quarto was not a perfect version of the play. It was itself printed from a copy which had been curtailed ...
— A Life of William Shakespeare - with portraits and facsimiles • Sidney Lee



Words linked to "Unauthentic" :   inauthentic, spurious, counterfeit, imitative



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