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apocryphal-adjective [uh-pok-ruh-fuhl]
1. of doubtful authorship or authenticity.
2. false; spurious: He told an apocryphal story about the sword, but the truth was later revealed.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/apocryphal

Her paper was thought to be apocryphal and proven to be so when it was found she copied analysis directly from Sparknotes.
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