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synonyms for myth

  • fable
  • fantasy
  • fiction
  • illusion
  • imagination
  • legend
  • lore
  • parable
  • superstition
  • tale
  • tradition
  • allegory
  • apologue
  • creation
  • delusion
  • fabrication
  • fancy
  • figment
  • invention
  • saga
  • fairy story
  • folk ballad
  • folk tale
  • mythos
  • tall story
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antonyms for myth

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  • fact
  • non-fiction
  • reality
  • truth
  • certainty
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How to use myth in a sentence

Instead, it’s the myth that the flu shot itself makes you sick.
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Blockchain surveillance tools are powerful and increasingly widespread, proving that cryptocurrency is not as anonymous as popular myth might have it.
NORTH KOREAN HACKERS STEAL BILLIONS IN CRYPTOCURRENCY. HOW DO THEY TURN IT INTO REAL CASH?PATRICK O'NEILLSEPTEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The popular myth that Belarusians simply aren’t strong enough to stand up for themselves has been debunked.
A PROUD BELARUSIAN’S HEARTBREAKTRACY MORANAUGUST 18, 2020OZY
Benedict was stopping in New Mexico to study myth and ritual in the Zuni Pueblo.
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Even seasoned marketers can feel out of the SEO loop sometimes, especially when myths and speculations regarding algorithm updates spread online.
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“We’re in the middle of this independence bubble, and independence has become a very dangerous myth,” Saffo said.
FIXING WHAT’S BROKEN: IF WE BUILD A MORAL ECONOMY, THE FUTURE WILL BE BETTERVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJUNE 5, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Now comes new evidence that the myth may be grounded in truth.
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The myth of "Boreas and Orithyia," though faulty perhaps in technique, is good in conception and arrangement.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No such ethical bearing as this was ever assigned the myth by the red race before they were taught by Europeans.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
I wanted to show you that this man with the gold tooth and the brown beard is no myth, as you seem to believe.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
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WORDS RELATED TO MYTH

  • apologue
  • emblem
  • fable
  • figuration
  • moral
  • myth
  • parable
  • story
  • symbol
  • symbolism
  • symbolization
  • tale
  • typification
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