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fiction

noun

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something that is the product of the imagination
  • most stories about famous outlaws of the Old West are fictions that have little or nothing to do with fact

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

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fictile

fiction

fictional

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“Fiction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fiction. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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