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The centuries-old fairy tale gets a modern retelling as a jukebox musical on Amazon Prime, with the pop star Camila Cabello donning the glass slipper.

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The four-film tetralogy, known as Rebuild of Evangelion, is a retelling of the series, one that delves deeper into the world after the original series’ finale.

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For newcomers, it would wrap up a pretty interesting retelling of the Evangelion universe, albeit one missing possibly the same emotional gravitas it had during its 26-episode run.

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The ox ran off, but in Hedaya’s “very, very dramatic” retelling, “the story morphed into a bull who charged her stomach,” Shrem said, laughing.

The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi VoIn this retelling of the Great Gatsby, Vo turns Fitzgerald’s American classic on its head to present a world recognizable in outline, but brought to new life in imaginative detail.

Sailor Moon Crystal is a more ambitious retelling of multiple Sailor Moon story arcs.

Last year Fox gifted the world with the “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” retelling we never knew we needed.

But perhaps most damaging of all was the retelling of an act of humiliation on a female student.

Unfortunately, Obama seems wedded to the myth of spending multipliers that get more outlandish with each retelling.

Ramin Setoodeh takes an 8-year-old girl to see the retelling of Snow White to investigate.

In the retelling of it, I have left out most of the history.

The remainder of the night was spent in the hut, Nat telling and retelling his wild experience in the flume.

And it seems that with each retelling the story grows more and still more wonderful.

They are just the sort of narratives that small folks love, and are designed for retelling in the kindergarten and home.

The epic story of Kerensky's magnificently heroic fight to recreate the Russian army is too well known to need retelling here.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retelling, such as: drill, practice session, reading, recital, tryout, and workout.

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