plural of story
as in tales
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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as in anecdotes
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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as in plots
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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as in situations
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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“Stories.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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