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Telling stories - thesaurus

Synonyms

narrate

verb

to tell a story in speech or writing

weave

verb

to create a story or plan with many complicated details

retell

verb

to tell a story again or in a different form

spin

verb

mainly literary to tell a story, especially one that is not true, in an interesting and exciting way

plot

verb

literature to invent the series of related events that make up the main story in a book, film etc

dine out on

formal if you dine out on an event or experience, people invite you to meals so that you can tell them about it

storyteller

noun

someone who tells stories

narrative

noun

the process, methods, or skills involved in telling a story

narration

noun

the process of telling a story

mythologise

a British spelling of mythologize

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mythologize

verb

formal to change something into a myth

relate

verb

formal to tell someone about something that has happened or what someone has said

swap stories

if people swap stories, they tell each other about things that have happened to them

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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