tale

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈteɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/teɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tāl)


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Sense: Noun: fictional story
Synonyms:
story , yarn , saga, epic, parable, fable, legend , myth , folk tale, fairy tale, fiction
Sense: Noun: anecdote
Synonyms:
anecdote, story , yarn , narrative , account , report
Sense: Noun: lie - often plural
Synonyms:
lie , fabrication, falsehood, untruth, falsity, fable, fib, cock-and-bull story (informal), whopper (informal), story , fiction , fake news (informal), tall tale (informal), tall story (informal)
Sense: Noun: rumor - often plural
Synonyms:
rumor, rumour (UK), gossip , hearsay, whisper , dirt (informal), talk , slander , libel, defamation

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