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My friends and I practiced our favorite moves at recess, hummed the opening songs of our favorite characters and discussed in great detail, like scholars at the Library of Pergamum, the lore and dramaturgy of the wrestlers we admired.

From Ozy

In lore and literature, the Kraken capsized, dismantled and swallowed galleons of seafarers.

Toa Dunn, head of Riot Music Group, said they write music that “makes sense” for the characters and the lore.

A college where she had accepted a job teaching botany had withdrawn the offer before she could arrive, according to family lore.

Despite coming out to the Bay Area for college, I had very little idea of the history and lore of Silicon Valley.

From Fortune

The industry lore is downright jaw-dropping in the details of the cons known as “brick-in-box” returns.

According to lore, 145 of these original soldiers of fortune either fled battle or were captured and settled in the area.

According to local lore a neighboring village called Pajaro Negro—Black Bird—supposedly was named after the planes.

Her grandfather had been a physician and healer who—according to family lore—married a descendant of the Osage or Pawnee tribes.

And the not-so-subtle winks to Batman lore will be enough to satiate hungry fanboys for now.

So unique is this formation that Indian lore relates that it was referred to as "the Bridge of God."

The poet was doubtless led into this error by his desire to preserve all the legends and superstitious lore of Provence.

But he had neither the gentle troubadour's art, as the knights of Provence, nor the deeper lore of the Spaniard.

The Professor had all sorts of strange lore, which he used, in his conversations with Hadria, almost as a fisherman uses his bait.

Miss Farnham had saved Mr. Mountcastle's life, and in novel-lore this romantic incident always led up to love and marriage.


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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lore, such as: adage, belief, custom, fable, folklore, and knowledge.

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