mythical monster

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mythical monster a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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Usage

In literature:

The North regarded him as some mythical monster, acting in reality the parts assigned to fiction.
"History of Kershaw's Brigade" by D. Augustus Dickert
History knows Herod; there is nothing mythical about this monster of iniquity.
"A Wonderful Night; An Interpretation Of Christmas" by James H. Snowden
Yet besides these four incarnations of the spirits that misrule the world there is a host, a menagerie of mythical monsters.
"The Religions of Japan" by William Elliot Griffis
In the sea to the west of the island was drawn a mythical sea-monster.
"Poison Island" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
Creatures mythical and real, extinct monsters and animals of to-day, dwell at peace within this book of many tales.
"A Mother's List of Books for Children" by Gertrude Weld Arnold
The mythical monster who is supposed to haunt the ground is said to be very dangerous to the female sex.
"The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)" by Sir James George Frazer
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In news:

"Avatar" character designer Joseph C Pepe will design the mythic monsters for the picture, which Kalliope Films will produce.
Mastering the mythical monster .
The above photo is one of the most famous images of the mythical Loch Ness monster in Scotland.
Telepathy, ouija boards, hypnosis, mythical monsters, and more subjects that probably shouldn't be classified as legitimate science.
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