Definitions

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  • imp. & p. p. of retell.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of retell.

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Examples

  • Ditto for HER KIND by Jane Cahill, a collection of Greek myths retold from a female perspective.

    Short Story Weekends #1

  • The Lion and the Hare retold from the Sanskrit by Ramsay Wood

    2009 October « educating alice

  • The Lion and the Hare retold from the Sanskrit by Ramsay Wood

    2009 October 23 « educating alice

  • The Lion and the Hare retold from the Sanskrit by Ramsay Wood

    Fairy Tales in the Guardian « educating alice

  • The traditional tales, "retold" by an illustrator, function as a mechanism for illustrators to capture the full ten percent royalty, and not have to split it with an separate individual author.

    Nudge nudge wink wink

  • In one of my 2-year-old daughter's favorite books, "Mother Goose and the Sly Fox," "retold" by Chris Conover, a single mother (Mother Goose) of seven tiny goslings is pitted against (and naturally outwits) the sly Fox.

    Not All Men Are Sly Foxes

  • Hershel of Ostropol is a traditional figure in Jewish humorous tales set in 19th-century Ukraine, stories in this case "retold" by Eric A. Kimmel.

    Five Best

  • As the president placed the nation's highest honor around Lewis's neck, a narrator briefly retold the Civil Rights legend storied past and finished by saying, "John Lewis has earned our lasting gratitude for a lifetime dedicated to the pursuit of equality and justice for all."

    John Lewis: True champion of 'equality and justice for all'

  • While it might have been disavowed -- "I find now that I can more or less acquit myself on any charge of having desired Martin carnally" -- the fact remains that after all the heady talk of Amis, all the heaps of praise and the retold stories, Hitchens' passion demands a disclaimer, even if the disclaimer is self-negating

    Ashley Rindsberg: On Hitchens

  • While it might have been disavowed -- "I find now that I can more or less acquit myself on any charge of having desired Martin carnally" -- the fact remains that after all the heady talk of Amis, all the heaps of praise and the retold stories, Hitchens' passion demands a disclaimer, even if the disclaimer is self-negating

    Ashley Rindsberg: On Hitchens

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