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myths

noun
plural of myth

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1 a traditional but unfounded story that gives the reason for a current custom, belief, or fact of nature
  • according to an ancient Greek myth, humans acquired fire from Prometheus, a Titan who had stolen it from heaven

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2 the body of customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings associated with a people, thing, or place
  • over the years Davy Crockett evolved from an actual person to one of the great figures of American myth

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“Myths.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/myths. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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