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  • trumped up story — index myth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • story — Synonyms and related words: Clio, Muse of history, account, action, adventures, alibi, allegation, allegory, anagnorisis, anecdotage, anecdote, angle, annals, architectonics, architecture, argument, article, assertion, atmosphere, autobiography,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trumped up — UK US trump up sth/trump sth up Phrasal Verb with trump({{}}/trʌmp/ verb [T] ► to give or use false information so that someone will be accused of doing something wrong and punished: »The accusation, she said, was trumped up in order to get rid… …   Financial and business terms

  • ghost story — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, apologue, bedtime story, blague, cock and bull story, detective story, exaggeration, fable, fabliau, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fantasy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fish story — Synonyms and related words: big talk, blague, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, cock and bull story, exaggeration, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fancy talk, farfetched story, farrago, fib, fiction, fine talk, flam, flimflam, gas, ghost story, half truth …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tall story — Synonyms and related words: big talk, blague, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, cock and bull story, exaggeration, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fancy talk, farfetched story, farrago, fib, fiction, fine talk, fish story, flam, flimflam, gas, ghost story …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Untruth — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Untruth >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth falsehood lie story thing that is not fib bounce crammer taradiddle whopper Sgm: N 1 jhuth jhuth GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • fairy tale — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, apologue, bedtime story, blague, cock and bull story, detective story, exaggeration, fable, fabliau, falsehood, falsity, fantasy, farfetched story …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fiction — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, anecdote, apologue, apparition, article, autograph, bedtime story, blague, brainchild, bubble, canard, chimera, cock and bull story, composition,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • yarn — Synonyms and related words: account, anecdotage, anecdote, belly laugh, blague, blue story, braid, brail, cable, causerie, chat, chin, chronicle, cock and bull story, colloque, cord, dirty joke, dirty story, double entendre, epic, epos, ethnic… …   Moby Thesaurus

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