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synonyms for bestiary

  • fantasy
  • fiction
  • legend
  • myth
  • parable
  • tale
  • yarn
  • allegory
  • apologue
  • bunk
  • crock
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • fib
  • figment
  • hogwash
  • invention
  • lie
  • romance
  • untruth
  • whopper
  • fairy story
  • fairy tale
  • fish story
  • old chestnut
  • old saw
  • one for the birds
  • tall story
  • white lie

antonyms for bestiary

MOST RELEVANT
  • nonfiction
  • truth
  • sense
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How to use bestiary in a sentence

The quantum spin liquid is the latest entry in that bestiary of cryptid states.
PHYSICISTS JUST GIFTED US ‘QUANTUM SPIN LIQUID,’ A WEIRD NEW STATE OF MATTERRAHUL RAODECEMBER 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The maps for US congressional and state legislative races often resemble electoral bestiaries, with bizarrely shaped districts emerging from wonky hybrids of counties, precincts, and census blocks.
MATHEMATICIANS ARE DEPLOYING ALGORITHMS TO STOP GERRYMANDERINGSIOBHAN ROBERTSAUGUST 12, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
For the structure of this verse, see p. 327; the following is a restoration and scansion of the passages in the Bestiary.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
The author of the Bestiary was acquainted with one or both of these.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
The medival bestiary was a book which sought to enunciate religious instruction by an appeal to the curiosity of credulous people.
LEGENDS AND SATIRES FROM MEDIVAL LITERATUREVARIOUS
Another Bestiary, of slightly later date, illuminated in the same manner.
ANNALS OF THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867WILLIAM DUNN MACRAY
A Bestiary of the beginning of the thirteenth century, enriched with many very curious paintings upon a ground of brilliant gold.
ANNALS OF THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867WILLIAM DUNN MACRAY
Bestiary, a name given to a class of books treating of animals, viewed allegorically.
THE NUTTALL ENCYCLOPAEDIAEDITED BY REV. JAMES WOOD
This theme is found in the Physiologus, a 256 medieval bestiary.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BESTIARY

  • allegory
  • apologue
  • bestiary
  • bunk
  • crock
  • fabrication
  • fairy story
  • fairy tale
  • falsehood
  • fantasy
  • fib
  • fiction
  • figment
  • fish story
  • hogwash
  • invention
  • legend
  • lie
  • myth
  • old chestnut
  • old saw
  • one for the birds
  • parable
  • romance
  • tale
  • tall story
  • untruth
  • white lie
  • whopper
  • yarn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.