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Retell   /ritˈɛl/   Listen
Retell

verb
(past & past part. retold; pres. part. retelling)
1.
Render verbally,.  Synonym: recite.  "Retell a story"
2.
Make into fiction.  Synonyms: fictionalise, fictionalize.
3.
To say, state, or perform again.  Synonyms: ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate.






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"Retell" Quotes from Famous Books



... of these pages to retell the well-known story of the war. My life became a series of ups and downs—mainly downs—the word being from day to day to fire and fall back; in the Johnston-Sherman campaign, I served as chief of scouts; then as an aid to General Hood through the ...
— Marse Henry, Complete - An Autobiography • Henry Watterson

... George Fortman registered sorrow and pain, it had been hard for him to retell the story of the dark road ...
— Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States - From Interviews with Former Slaves: Indiana Narratives • Works Projects Administration



Words linked to "Retell" :   harp, render, reiterate, cite, paraphrase, perseverate, dwell, iterate, fictionalise, ditto, sum up, re-create, summarize, translate, restate, reword, fictionalize, quote, interpret, summarise, tell, repeat, resume, rephrase



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