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01. This story is [fiction]. It sounds real, but it is purely from the writer's imagination.
02. She writes science [fiction] novels which are very popular worldwide.
03. His brilliant historical [fiction] has made the past come alive for millions of readers.
04. The conflict between English and French has always been a popular theme in [fiction] in this country.
05. The suggestion that men and women are equal in our society is a total [fiction].
06. Stephen Leacock based many of his humorous stories in the [fictional] Ontario town of Mariposa.
07. I read an interesting [fictionalized] account of the life of Britain's first King.
08. The people and the events in this film are purely [fictitious].
09. The book describes the life of Jesus through the eyes of a [fictional] younger sister.
10. These rumors are entirely [fictitious], and are obviously an attempt to destroy this candidate's reputation.
11. Sherlock Holmes is one of the most beloved figures in the history of mystery [fiction].
12. Fourteen years before the Titanic set sail, a [fictional] novel was published about a luxury liner that sinks after hitting an iceberg.
13. Author Paul Theroux once suggested that [fiction] gives us a second chance that life denies us.
14. Lisa Alther once remarked, "I wrote for twelve years, and collected 250 rejection slips before getting any [fiction] published, so I guess outside reinforcement isn't all that important to me."
15. Herman Wouk once stated that income tax returns are the most imaginative [fiction] written today.
16. George Byron once observed that truth is always strange - stranger than [fiction].
17. It is sometimes difficult for children to distinguish between fact and [fiction].
18. [Fictional] detective Sherlock Holmes used a process of logical thinking to solve crimes.
19. [Fiction] is often classified into two categories: literature of interpretation, and literature of escape.
20. We often read [fiction] in an attempt to gain insights into the human experience.

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  • fiction — [ fiksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; lat. fictio, de fictus, p. p. de fingere → feindre 1 ♦ Vx Mensonge. « Si la fiction est excusable, c est où il faut feindre de l amitié » (La Bruyère). 2 ♦ (v. 1361) Construction de l imagination (opposé à réalité).⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fiction — is the telling of stories which are not real. More specifically, fiction is an imaginative form of narrative, one of the four basic rhetorical modes. Although the word fiction is derived from the Latin fingo, fingere, finxi, fictum , to form,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fiction — Fic tion, n. [F. fiction, L. fictio, fr. fingere, fictum to form, shape, invent, feign. See {Feign}.] 1. The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind. Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is feigned,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fiction — fic·tion n: legal fiction fic·tion·al adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. fiction …   Law dictionary

  • fiction — fiction, figment, fabrication, fable are comparable when meaning a story, an account, an explanation, or a conception which is an invention of the human mind. Fiction so strongly implies the use of the imagination that it serves as the class name …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • fiction — Fiction. s. f. v. Invention fabuleuse. Fiction poëtique. ce poëme est rempli de belles fictions. il y a des fictions qui touchent plus que la verité. la fiction est quelquefois plus agreable que la verité mesme. Il se prend aussi, pour Mensonge,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Fiction —   [ fɪkʃn; englisch, Fiktion], Sammelbezeichnung für fiktive Literatur, Prosadichtungen, Romane, Science fiction (soweit nicht dokumentarisch); Gegensatz Non Fiction u. a. für dokumentarische Literatur, Sachbücher, historische Werke …   Universal-Lexikon

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