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A relatively long fictional prose narrative with a more or less complex plot or pattern of events, about actions, feelings, motives, etc. of a group of characters
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  1. A relatively long fictional prose narrative with a more or less complex plot or pattern of events, about actions, feelings, motives, etc. of a group of characters
  2. The type or form of literature represented by such narratives
  3. (Rom. Law) A new law or decree, specif. one made by Justinian supplementary to the Justinian code
A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
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  1. A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
  2. A fabricating or being fabricated; construction; manufacture
An untrue statement; falsehood; lie
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  1. An untrue statement; falsehood; lie
  2. The quality or state of being untrue; falsity
  3. The condition of being false; lack of truth.
The power of inventing; ingenuity or creativity
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  1. The power of inventing; ingenuity or creativity
  2. The act or process of inventing:
  3. An inventing or being invented
A literary composition in narrative form, often, specif., an unsophisticated, somewhat digressive one
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  1. A literary composition in narrative form, often, specif., an unsophisticated, somewhat digressive one
  2. A narrative of real or imaginary events; a story.
  3. A story or account of true, legendary, or fictitious events; narrative
The class of literature constituted by such tales.
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  1. The class of literature constituted by such tales.
  2. A love affair:
  3. An artistic work, such as a novel, story, or film, that deals with sexual love, especially in an idealized form.
A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.
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  1. A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.
  2. A pleasant, dreamlike thinking or wishing; reverie
  3. A dreamlike musing or fantasy while awake, especially of the fulfillment of wishes or hopes.
Anything so lovely, charming, transitory, etc. as to seem dreamlike
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  1. Anything so lovely, charming, transitory, etc. as to seem dreamlike
  2. A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.
  3. A wild fancy or unrealistic hope:
An inclination, liking, or fondness, often transient
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  1. An inclination, liking, or fondness, often transient
  2. (Rare) Critical taste or judgment in art, dress, etc.
  3. The enthusiasts or fans of a sport or pursuit considered as a group.
The creative imagination; unrestrained fancy.
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  1. The creative imagination; unrestrained fancy.
  2. A work of fiction portraying highly characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
  3. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
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  1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
A fine transparent net fabric, used for dresses or trimmings.
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  1. A fine transparent net fabric, used for dresses or trimmings.
  2. A trick, as one designed or performed by a stage magician, appearing to defy ordinary physical laws
  3. Something that is erroneously perceived or construed:
A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
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  1. A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
  2. (Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
  3. Something apparently seen but having no physical reality; a phantom or an apparition.
Alternative form of phantasm.
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A dreamy, fanciful, or visionary notion or daydream
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  1. A dreamy, fanciful, or visionary notion or daydream
  2. Dreamy thinking or imagining, esp. of agreeable things; fanciful musing; daydreaming
  3. An extravagant conceit of the imagination; a vision.
The mystical experience of seeing something that is not in fact present to the eye or is supernatural.
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  1. The mystical experience of seeing something that is not in fact present to the eye or is supernatural.
  2. Unusual competence in discernment or perception; intelligent foresight:
  3. The faculty of sight; eyesight:
The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
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  1. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
  2. A creating or being created
  3. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
(Psychol.) A more-or-less connected series of mental images, as in a daydream, usually involving some unfulfilled desire
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  1. (Psychol.) A more-or-less connected series of mental images, as in a daydream, usually involving some unfulfilled desire
  2. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
  3. A work of fiction portraying highly characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
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  1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
An inventing or being invented
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  1. An inventing or being invented
  2. A new device, method, or process developed from study and experimentation:
  3. The act or process of inventing:
Such stories considered as a group:
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  1. Such stories considered as a group:
  2. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
  3. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
An aircraft whose horizontal stabilizing surfaces are forward of the main wing.
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  1. An aircraft whose horizontal stabilizing surfaces are forward of the main wing.
  2. A short winglike control surface projecting from the fuselage of an aircraft, such as a space shuttle, mounted forward of the main wing and serving as a horizontal stabilizer.
  3. An unfounded or false, deliberately misleading story.
An absurd or highly improbable tale passed off as being true.
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  1. An absurd or highly improbable tale passed off as being true.
  2. An absurd, improbable story
(Archaic, rare) Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful.
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  1. (Archaic, rare) Mendacity, deceitfulness; the trait of a person who is mendacious and deceitful.
  2. Lack of conformity to truth or fact; inaccuracy.
  3. An untrue statement; a lie or an inaccuracy.
Dishonesty
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  1. Dishonesty
  2. The condition or quality of being false
  3. Something false; esp., a lie
(Medicine, informal) Short form of fibula.
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  1. (Medicine, informal) Short form of fibula.
  2. (Informal) A lie, especially one that is more or less inconsequential.
  3. An insignificant or childish lie.
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  1. (Countable) untruth, falsehood
  2. (Uncountable) A lack of veracity
  3. A falsehood; lie
(Sports) The position of a golf ball that has come to a stop.
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  1. (Sports) The position of a golf ball that has come to a stop.
  2. A false statement or action, esp. one made with intent to deceive
  3. Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
Incorrect or unfaithful representation in the capacity of agent or official representative, as of a principal in a matter of business, or of constituents in legislation.
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  1. Incorrect or unfaithful representation in the capacity of agent or official representative, as of a principal in a matter of business, or of constituents in legislation.
  2. A false statement typically made with the intention to mislead. See fraud. A false statement typically made with the intention to mislead. See fraud.
  3. Erroneous or false representation; an unfair or dishonest account or exposition; a false statement: as, to injure one's character by misrepresentations.
A statement that is false. Usually indicating an error rather than an intentional lie.
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  1. A statement that is false. Usually indicating an error rather than an intentional lie.
A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation.
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  1. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation.
Romantic legend or tradition:
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  1. Romantic legend or tradition:
  2. A lie:
  3. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
A narrative of real or imaginary events; a story.
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  1. A narrative of real or imaginary events; a story.
  2. A story or account of true, legendary, or fictitious events; narrative
  3. A malicious story, piece of gossip, or petty complaint.
The condition of being false; lack of truth.
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  1. The condition of being false; lack of truth.
  2. An untrue statement; falsehood; lie
  3. A lie or falsehood.
(Informal) An unbelievable story; exaggeration
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  1. (Informal) An unbelievable story; exaggeration
(Idiomatic) A greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.
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  1. (Idiomatic) A greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.
  2. A kind of story or folk tale characterized by intentionally ludicrous exaggeration and incredible incidents
Anything extraordinarily large
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  1. Anything extraordinarily large
  2. Something exceptionally big or remarkable.
  3. A heinous or outrageous lie
A fictitious story meant to teach a moral lesson: the characters are usually talking animals
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  1. A fictitious story meant to teach a moral lesson: the characters are usually talking animals
  2. A story that is not true; falsehood
  3. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
Romantic legend or tradition:
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  1. Romantic legend or tradition:
  2. A lie:
  3. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
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