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Fable

Fa´ble   Pronunciation: fā´b'l
n.1.A Feigned story or tale, intended to instruct or amuse; a fictitious narration intended to enforce some useful truth or precept; an apologue. See the Note under Apologue.
Jotham's fable of the trees is the oldest extant.
- Addison.
2.The plot, story, or connected series of events, forming the subject of an epic or dramatic poem.
3.Any story told to excite wonder; common talk; the theme of talk.
We grew
The fable of the city where we dwelt.
- Tennyson.
4.Fiction; untruth; falsehood.
v. i.1.To compose fables; hence, to write or speak fiction ; to write or utter what is not true.
[imp. & p. p. Fabled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fabling .]
He fables, yet speaks truth.
- M. Arnold.
v. t.1.To feign; to invent; to devise, and speak of, as true or real; to tell of falsely.
The hell thou fablest.
- Milton.
Noun1.fable - a deliberately false or improbable account
Synonyms: fabrication, fiction
2.Fablefable - a short moral story (often with animal characters)
3.Fablefable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Synonyms: legend
To dream of reading fables, represents your literary mind and romantic notions. To dream that you are living a fable, symbolizes your need to face reality. It is better to face a situation head on then to retreat into a fantasy world.Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, action, adventure story, allegory, anagnorisis, angle, apologue, architectonics, architecture, argument, atmosphere, background, bedtime story, canard, catastrophe, characterization, color, complication, concoction, continuity, contrivance, denouement, design, detective story, development, device, episode, extravaganza, fabliau, fabrication, fairy tale, falling action, fantasy, figment, folk story, folktale, forgery, gest, ghost story, gimmick, horse opera, incident, invention, line, local color, love story, mood, motif, movement, mystery, mystery story, mythology, mythos, nursery tale, peripeteia, plan, plot, recognition, rising action, romance, scheme, science fiction, secondary plot, shocker, slant, space fiction, space opera, story, structure, subject, subplot, suspense story, switch, thematic development, theme, thriller, tone, topic, twist, whodunit, work of fiction
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