Fib and Story


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Fib noun – A statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive.
Usage example: the claim that everyday living would be impossible without at least a few innocent fibs

Story is a synonym for fib in lie topic. In some cases you can use "Story" instead a noun "Fib", when it comes to topics like true, undetailed lie. popular alternative
Nearby Word: fiber
Synonyms for Fib


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Story noun – A rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature.
Usage example: stories going around that the old man had died with thousands of dollars hidden under his mattress

Fib is a synonym for story in lie topic. You can use "Fib" instead a noun "Story", if it concerns topics such as true. popular alternative
Nearby Words: storey, storied, storyline
Synonyms for Story

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little little fib little story

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Black Jack Black Jack tells one of his patients the story of a young paraplegic who regained full mobility by exercising strenuously, then downtoning the story as a fib.
  • Series / Square One TV This Is a Work of Fiction: At the beginning of every Mathnet:The story you are about to see is a fib, but it's short.
  • This Is a Work of Fiction The story you are about to see is a fib, but it's short.
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