narrative


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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         Cyntio was much taken with my narrative. --Tatler.
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   Syn: Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; narration; story;
        tale. See Account.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Narrative \Nar"ra*tive\, a. [Cf. F. narratif.]
   1. Of or pertaining to narration; relating to the particulars
      of an event or transaction.
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   2. Apt or inclined to relate stories, or to tell particulars
      of events; story-telling; garrulous.
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            But wise through time, and narrative with age.
                                                  --Pope.
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