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fable

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  • nounfantasy, story
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Synonyms for fable

noun fantasy, story
  • fantasy
  • fiction
  • legend
  • myth
  • parable
  • tale
  • yarn
  • allegory
  • apologue
  • bestiary
  • 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 fable

  • non-fiction
  • truth
  • sense
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More words related to fable

allegory

noun. indirect representation, storytelling
  • apologue
  • emblem
  • fable
  • figuration
  • moral
  • myth
  • parable
  • story
  • symbol
  • symbolism
  • symbolization
  • tale
  • typification

apologue

noun. legend

fabrication

noun. lie

fairy tale

noun. children's imaginative story with magical characters

falsehood

noun. lie

fiction

noun. made-up story
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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