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story1

sto·ry1

story1

 
pronunciation:
stor i
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part of speech: noun
inflections: stories
definition 1: an account of something that happened, either true or made up.
My mom reads a story to my little sister every night at bedtime.Did I ever tell you the story of when I saw a wolf?
 
synonyms:
account, narrative, tale
similar words:
anecdote, version
definition 2: a work of fiction that is shorter than a novel; short story.
definition 3: a lie.
Don't tell stories about where you were.
synonyms:
fib, lie, tale
similar words:
fable, fiction
derivation: storyless (adj.)
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  literature, myth