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synonyms for folk tales

  • belief
  • legend
  • lore
  • tradition
  • conviction
  • myths
  • stories
  • mythicism
  • mythos
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antonyms for folk tales

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  • actuality
  • history
  • reality
  • truth
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How to use folk tales in a sentence

There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Most of the feathered folk agreed that Mr. Blackbird ought not to have spokenp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Mr. Meadow Mouse did not hesitate to use it, being one of those fortunate folk that are quite at home anywhere.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He could lie in bed and string himself tales of travel and adventure while Harry was downstairs.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He carried tales, told lies, and tried to make trouble, for no reason but to gratify his inclinations.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The child of Finnish sea-folk who had drifted to Brest and died there, she had been adopted by an old Breton sea-dog and his wife.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Something I had heard years ago, some old wives' tales about a man's life changing every seven years, kept dinning in my head.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOLK TALES

  • belief
  • conviction
  • folk tales
  • legend
  • lore
  • mythicism
  • mythos
  • myths
  • stories
  • tradition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.