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noun as in mythology

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One of the most persistent myths in American politics is the media-fueled concept of the lame duck.

Sex, with its myths, confronts us with the complexity of our behaviors and our beliefs.

He does, however, attempt to dispel some of the myths that have emerged from hearsay and rumor over the last century.

Giants are the cornerstone of the myths, legends, and traditions of almost every culture on Earth.

But early vampire myths were a far cry from the sleek, cloaked version Stoker described.

Using the same data as Max Mller, I suggest that words originated from the mysteries and not myths from the words.

The theory, so pertinaciously put forward by Max Mller, was that myths originated from a subsequent misunderstanding of words.

It is to find the wines of France, which out of France are to be regarded as myths, and as rare as the woman of whom I write!

The picture presented in the third volume of the myths and languages of the same nations favored the view previously taken.

Certain beliefs, and the myths which were based upon them, are older than even the civilization of the Tigro-Euphrates valley.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to myths, such as: belief, legend, lore, tradition, conviction, and stories.

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