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Word: purported

Definition: alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists


Sentences Containing 'purported'

The Doctor occupied two floors of a large stiff house, where several callings purported to be pursued by day, but whereof little was audible any day, and which was shunned by all of them at night.

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