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Word: anecdote

Definition: short story of an amusing or interesting event

Sentences Containing 'anecdote'

They could describe an entertainment with accuracy, relate an anecdote with humor, and laugh at their acquaintance with spirit.
Lady Catherine was generally speaking stating the mistakes of the three others, or relating some anecdote of herself.
Mr. Brown would start out with the honest intention of telling you a vastly funny anecdote about a dog.
Anecdote illustrative of influence of reputation in the changing of opinion.
'Some sleight-of-hand trick or other,' said the Medical Man, and Filby tried to tell us about a conjurer he had seen at Burslem; but before he had finished his preface the Time Traveller came back, and Filby's anecdote collapsed.

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