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  • nounstory of the past, often fictitious
  • nounbrief description in document

synonyms for legend

  • fable
  • fiction
  • folklore
  • lore
  • myth
  • mythology
  • tale
  • tradition
  • narrative
  • saga
  • folk story
  • folk tale
  • mythos
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  • non-fiction
  • truth
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    Last April at T-Mobile, Mike Sievert took over for a legend, John Legere, who started out in last place and ended up gaining the most customers and having the best performing stock in telecom over his eight year run.
    T-MOBILE WANTS TO STIR UP ‘5G FOMO’ AMONG MOBILE PHONE USERSAARON PRESSMANFEBRUARY 5, 2021FORTUNE
    Only a few managed to escape, according to legend, one of them being John Gómez, who was supposedly the first narrator of the Gasparilla legend.
    THE BUCCANEERS EMBODY TAMPA’S LOVE OF PIRATES. IS THAT A PROBLEM?JAMIE GOODALLFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    The legend of Achilles retold through the lens of his friend Patroclus.
    WASHINGTON POST PAPERBACK BESTSELLERSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Even in a hellish year-plus that has cost us so many legends, the one we lost Friday was truly one of a kind.
    NOBODY — AND WE MEAN NOBODY — WAS CONSISTENTLY GREAT LIKE HANK AARONNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    As a competitor and future first-ballot Hall of Famer, he surely cares about the personal opportunity to enhance his legend.
    AARON RODGERS, ENTERING A SHOWDOWN WITH TOM BRADY, HAS GONE FROM CHIPPY TO CHILLJERRY BREWERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Just like sporting or musical legends, promotional deals are based on both esport merit but also likeability.
    WHY ADIDAS TREATS ESPORTS DEALS LIKE MEDIA PARTNERSHIPS, NOT SPONSORSHIP DEALSSEB JOSEPHJANUARY 18, 2021DIGIDAY
    Its founders—Ben Finley and Arthur “Art” Clay, now 81 and 83, respectively—have become legends, but the group’s membership has aged, without an influx of younger constituents.
    AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF SKIERSBILL DONAHUEJANUARY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Actor Glynn Turman stopped by The Carlos Watson Show to talk about his remarkable six-decade run on stage and screen, where he’s encountered legends of all stripes.
    GLYNN TURMAN ON HOW CHADWICK BOSEMAN ‘SPILLS HIS GUTS’ ON SCREENDANIEL MALLOYJANUARY 5, 2021OZY
    Born in Lares, Puerto Rico, Feliciano is a legend in the music world.
    YEMI ALADE PRESENTS ESSENCE’S OFFICIAL CHRISTMAKWANZAKAH PLAYLISTCMURRAYDECEMBER 25, 2020ESSENCE.COM
    Although the majors didn't find room for him until 1948, when he was at least 42, Paige left a legend so large that no page of statistics could significantly alter his mark.
    SATCHEL PAIGE WAS ONE OF BASEBALL’S BEST. IT DIDN’T TAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT TO KNOW THAT.THOMAS M. BOSWELLDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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    WORDS RELATED TO LEGEND

    • explanation
    • head
    • inscription
    • legend
    • rubric
    • subtitle
    • title
    • underline
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