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novel1

nov·el1

novel1

pronunciation:
na vl
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part of speech: noun
definition: a long piece of writing that tells a story from the author's imagination.
This novel is about people who lived over a hundred years ago.
 
similar words:
account, fiction, history, story, tale
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The word novel comes from the Italian word novella, which meant "new story."
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  book, literature
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The word novel contains the following part:
nov Latin root that means new
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synonyms:
neo