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She created three fictitious email addresses to submit the complaints, Zeidenberg said, and occasionally slipped up, for instance signing an email purporting to be from one researcher with the name of another.

Working as a contractor at a social security administration office, he caught his bosses creating fictitious aid recipients and pocketing payments, according to his New York lawyer, Li Jinjin, who also goes by Jim Li.

It wrote that “extensive research reveals that the company’s orders appear largely fictitious and used as a prop to raise capital and confer legitimacy.”

Deputy Anthony Sharp, 33, and his trainee Robert Osborne, 30, noticed “fictitious tags” on Bumpass’ car, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

It’s a deluge of fictitious monsters running amok in forests, caves, and under the sea, ripe with hidden pathways for rare glimpses and an overly critical scientist who definitely didn’t go to art school.

A twinned, imagined narrative of a fictitious Fidel Castro and a Miami exile intent on assassinating him.

It might seem obvious to say that novels are “fictitious,” but certain ones are composed almost entirely of facts.

“Eventually he appointed me to the fictitious position of ‘legal adviser,’” Levin said.

But all this fictitious boning has real consequences, of the Teen Mom variety.

Even in the Showtime series Weeds, a fictitious tobacco company looked to pot as its future growth industry.

Who wants to peruse fictitious adventures, when railroads and steamboats woo him to adventures of his own?

The quadroon was following them with little quick steps, having assumed a fictitious animation and alacrity for the occasion.

He was tall and thin, and wore his coats padded, which gave a fictitious breadth and depth to his shoulders and chest.

Sometimes fictitious subscriptions are made to induce others to subscribe for stock.

But I am anxious to make three inquiries relative to this really important document and its fictitious preface.

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On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fictitious, such as: apocryphal, bogus, counterfeit, fabricated, false, and fanciful.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.