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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mythology
mythicalmyth‧i‧cal /ˈmɪθɪkəl/ (also mythic) adjective [usually before noun]  1 RMexisting only in an ancient story a mythical creature like the Minotaur2 REAL/NOT IMAGINARY#imagined or invented all these mythical job prospects he keeps talking about
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mythicalSome letters were pictures in themselves, containing miniature dragons, wyverns, centaurs and other mythical beasts.Sometimes they can have a mythical dimension, images that shed a new light on traditions of wisdom or legend.Col. 10 contains references to the mythical events recounted in the poem.The man was a mythical figure from the Doctor's past.This stuff written about me has created a mythical figure in the public mind.the mythical hero HerculesThe Arjun tank, named after a mythical Hindu warrior, would eventually compete with products in the Western arms market.Franklin draws much of her inspiration from early cultures and the symbolic and mythical imagery associated with them.The sheer size of the sanctuary represented Mount Meru, the mythical Olympus on which the gods were believed to live.Faulkner set his novels in the mythical Yoknapatawpha County.
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