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legend - 141 results
reputation (noun)

famousness, esteem, preeminence, notability, memorability, acclaim, renown, noteworthiness, fame, fable, celebrity, popularity, notoriety, illustriousness, reputation, elevation, prominence, distinction.

indication (noun)

semaphore, signal, badge, cue, symbol, token, gesture, motion, wave, alert, key, stamp, figuration, wink, label, gesticulation, signpost, crest, lighthouse, logotype, notation, prompt, designation, icon, denotation, ticket, logo, brand, pointer, hint, emblem, flag, guidepost, banner, beacon, tag, sign, indication, insignia, marker.

prose (noun)

novella, saga, fiction, story, plainness, short story, plot, epic, allegory, reminiscence, recount, reading matter, yarn, account, episode, anecdote, chronicle, prose, prosaicness, retelling, storyline, fable, parable, narrative, novel, serial, romance, tale, myth, scenario.

Other synonyms:

writing, invention, flavor, apologue, fable, belief, religion, mythos, lore, detective, homage, classic, need no introduction, drama, heroine, format, role model, guiding light, comedy, be a household name/word, composition, mythology, real, have the world at your feet, folk hero, falsehood, aesthetic, folklore, commission, cock-and-bull story, inscription, golden boy, fabrication, golden girl, wonder, be noted for, knowledge, legendry, effect, black comedy, subtitle, figment, title, motto, adaptation, be remembered as someone/for (doing) something, tradition, caption, cutline, hero, idol, draftsmanship, cherub.

Examples of usage:

" And the other said: 'I remember now that when I first came into this place they told me of a legend that a monk of your name had gone out of this monastery a hundred and fifty years before, and had never come back and had never been heard of again. - "Fairies and Folk of Ireland", William Henry Frost.

Local legend has aged them considerably, for two hundred years is suggested as a modest estimate of their antiquity. - "Highways and Byways in Surrey", Eric Parker.

As for me, I believe in the old, old, apparently foolish legend of Adam and Eve's sin and the curse which followed it- the curse on man is inevitably carried out to this day. - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten", Marie Corelli.

Similar words:

legged, spindle-legged, three-legged, rough-legged hawk, red-legged partridge, hairy-legged vampire bat, legin, leger, leger line.

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