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narrative


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Narrative  \Nar"ra*tive\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  narratif.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  narration;  relating  to  the  particulars 
  of  an  event  or  transaction. 
 
  2.  Apt  or  inclined  to  relate  stories,  or  to  tell  particulars 
  of  events;  story-telling;  garrulous. 
 
  But  wise  through  time,  and  narrative  with  age. 
  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Narrative  \Nar"ra*tive\,  n. 
  That  which  is  narrated;  the  recital  of  a  story;  a  continuous 
  account  of  the  particulars  of  an  event  or  transaction;  a 
  story. 
 
  Cyntio  was  much  taken  with  my  narrative.  --Tatler. 
 
  Syn:  Account;  recital;  rehearsal;  relation;  narration;  story; 
  tale.  See  {Account}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  narrative 
  adj  :  consisting  of  or  characterized  by  the  telling  of  a  story; 
  "narrative  poetry" 
  n  :  an  account  describing  incidents  or  events;  "after  dinner  he 
  told  the  children  stories  of  his  adventures"  [syn:  {narration}, 
  {story},  {tale},  {yarn},  {recital}] 




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