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chronicle

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1 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened
  • a chronicle of their adventure on the river

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2 an account of important events in the order in which they happened
  • only sketchy information about King Arthur can be found in the chronicles of ancient England

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chronicle

verb

Synonyms of chronicle (Entry 2 of 2)

to give an oral or written account of in some detail
  • the book chronicles the efforts of two climbers to scale Mount Everest

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The first known use of chronicle was in the 14th century

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“Chronicle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chronicle. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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