Narrative and Outline


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Narrative noun – A relating of events usually in the order in which they happened.
Outline and narrative are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Outline" instead a noun "Narrative".
Nearby Words: narrate, narration, narrator, narrated, narrating
Synonyms for Narrative


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Outline noun – A line that traces the outer limits of an object or surface.
Narrative and outline are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Narrative" instead a noun "Outline".
Nearby Words: outlined, outlining
Synonyms for Outline

How words are described

human human narrative human outline
good good narrative good outline
full full narrative full outline
clear clear narrative clear outline
Other adjectives: long, brief, complete, original, popular, entire, real, loose, black, dark, white, unique, general, double, darker.

Both words in one sentence

  • Dramatica tends to work best when used as a brainstorming tool to help identify problems in a narrative, though it can be followed with quite a bit of detail to provide a workable outline.
    Source: Dramatica
  • Literature / Casino Royale Interplay of Sex and Violence: The narrative uses the word parabola twice, once to describe the victim's responses to Cold-Blooded Torture and once to outline the progression and dissolution of a typical love affair.
  • Played straight with Skate—he's never stated to have had any prior firearms training, yet the first time he's given a high-powered weapon the narrative doesn't outline him having any difficulty using it.
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