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stories

noun , plural of story

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1 a work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel
  • he's a talented writer, but his quirky stories will never find a wide readership
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2 a brief account of something interesting that happened especially to one personally
  • Grandpa is always telling stories about what it was like growing up on a farm
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3 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened
  • gave us the whole story of the accident
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4 a rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature
  • stories going around that the old man had died with thousands of dollars hidden under his mattress
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5 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive
  • she tells stories just to get attention, so don't believe that stuff about her father being somebody important
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6 the unfolding of events in a dramatic or literary work
  • the story proceeds at a pace that many readers will find a bit too leisurely
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7 position with regard to conditions and circumstances
  • management is trying to figure out what the story is with the accident down in the warehouse
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