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legendary

leg·end·ar·y

legendary

 
pronunciation:
le jn deI ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having to do with or like a legend.
John Henry is a legendary figure.
synonyms:
mythical
similar words:
fantastic, heroic, renowned
derivation: legendarily (adv.)
Word Parts
The word legendary contains the following part:
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.