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a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual

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The film revolves around Barnabas' encounter with monsters, witches, werewolves and other fictional creatures.
As part of the festival, the world's first Smurf Village, a mini-world dedicated to the small blue fictional creatures created by Belgian cartoonist, Pierre 'Peyo' Culliford, will be a key attraction at Adnec.
The festival, which runs until July 30, was declared open by Smurfs, the small blue fictional creatures created by Belgian cartoonist, Pierre 'Peyo' Culliford, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec).
Summary: ABU DHABI - The world's first Smurfs' Village, a mini world dedicated to the small blue fictional creatures created by Belgian cartoonist, Pierre 'Peyo' Culliford, will be the key attraction at this year's 'Summer in Abu Dhabi', at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Flanimals, which features cartoons of fictional creatures, was published in 2004 and has led to several spin-offs and a CD.
WORCESTER - Jean Kilbourne has been talking about women's images in advertising for 40 years and is perhaps more aware than anyone of the largely fictional creatures many ads feature: rake-thin, computer-enhanced "beauties" with poreless skin, the hips of a teenage boy, the legs of a flamingo and the dull stares of a sex object.
When it came to identifying fictional creatures, however, nine out of 10 children could name Doctor Who's enemies, the Daleks, and a similar number were able to identify Star Wars' Jedi Grand Master, Yoda.
Thus the incorporation of fictional creatures by Raleigh and Hariot was designed to create a mood, rather than to actually describe the external world.
Members of this new fuzzy phylum follow a well-traveled evolutionary path, the familiar life cycle of a kiddie-driven craze, the circle of existence that has made stars and then has-beens out of lesser fictional creatures.
Theories are generic; fictional creatures (and for Wright, apparently, actual individuals) are unique.