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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 report of recent events or facts not previously known
  • a story in the morning paper about plans for a new library
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4 a relating of events usually in the order in which they happened
  • gave us the whole story of the accident
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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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