Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I should reply, Read Undine: that is a fairytale; then read this and that as well, and you will see what is a fairytale.

You write as if a fairytale were a thing of importance: must it have a meaning?

Suppose my child ask me what the fairytale means, what am I to say?

Did you let her out of a box, as the princess did in the fairytale?

Rather a fairytale sort of country where mistletoe can be got so easily!

The processes of germination are as fascinating as a fairytale.

You have been giving me a summary of a fairytale, haven't you?

You don't suppose I'm going to cave in, accept this fairytale?

Because this is a masculine world, the author of this fairytale is usually identified as the wife of Poul Anderson.

Nature is mood-engendering, thought-provoking: such ought the sonata, such ought the fairytale to be.