Apocryphal GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Apocryphal GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /əˈpɒk.rɪ.fəl/ (adj) Definition (of a story) probably not true, mythical, fictional, imaginary, dubious, fabricated, unreal, false, doubtful, disputed, fraudulent, legendary, fictitious, unauthenticated Example “A story is true. A story is untrue or apocryphal. As time extends, it matters less and less. The stories we want to believe, those are the ones … Read more

Devise 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 3

Devise 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 3 Devise 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 3 /dɪˈvaɪz/ (verb) to invent a new system or plan cleverly, conceive, think up, innovate, coin, concoct, formulate, create, construct, fabricate, discover, develop, dream up, work out, contrive There’s always something new to experience, devise or learn, especially when it comes to … Read more

Canard 1100 Words You Need Week 44 Day 2

Canard 1100 Words You Need Week 44 Day 2 /ˈkæn.ɑːd/ (noun) a deliberately false rumor or report, misrepresentation, hoax, false information, fabricated report, groundless rumor, falsehood, artifice ‘Cartoon’ doesn’t mean that the underlying thing being caricatured is fake or unimportant. Quite to the contrary, most cartoons are built around really emotionally charged truths. And that … Read more

Fabricate 1100 Words You Need Week 2 Day 3

Fabricate 1100 Words You Need Fabricate 1100 Words You Need /ˈfæb.rɪ.keɪt/ (verb) to invent a false story to hide the truth and deceive others, make up, concoct, dream up, trump up, cook up, contrive, counterfeit, fake, feign, produce, construct, manufacture, engineer, put together, assemble, devise: The lazy student started to fabricate a story about why … Read more