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Synonym: accountjokenarrativestorytaleyarnSimilar words: antidotedotmagnetic domainand otherspolka dotneckconnectsinecureMeaning: ['ænɪkdəʊt]  n. short account of an incident (especially a biographical one). 
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1 He departed from the text to tell an anecdote.
2 This research is based on anecdote not fact.
3 She departed from the text to tell an anecdote.
4 The book is a rich store of anecdote.
5 They loved a bon mot or anecdote but despised gossip.
6 Anyone in my hometown could offer the same anecdote from their family tree.
7 An anecdote could be cited as a means of setting the tone of area of concern.
8 Our most instructive anecdote for this is Gregory's account of the new taxes instituted by Chilperic in 579.
9 Within New Historical writing the anecdote which symbolically reveals some important facet of Renaissance culture is a familiar critical practice.
10 That anecdote, told in Beatrice Hastings' New Age column, seems true to life.
11 The most revealing anecdote that I can tell you about that is from Coventry.
12 He replied that this was one anecdote of Surkov's which had seemed to carry conviction.
13 However,[] recent research has shown that this particular anecdote is unsubstantiated.
14 She told the anecdote with a glint of relish in her eye, revelling in their embarrassment.
15 Consistent testing Implicit in the anecdote about the sore head was the need to test the utterance.
16 Then she told an anecdote that would turn out to have prophetic resonance.
17 Even a slight anecdote of her as a sixteen-year-old girl guide being seduced in a tent by a boy scout is illustrated.
18 But Derek had thought of another anecdote, changing the subject at once.
19 And each clipping prompts an anecdote, often about softball, bowling and football teammates long gone.
20 She exemplified each of the points she was making with an amusing anecdote.
21 The bumbling nature of armoured animals is neatly summed up by an anecdote concerning a family of three-banded armadillos.
22 Spanning several generations of schools and styles, her own recollections are a fascinating mix of knowledgeable anecdote and scurrilous gossip.
23 But now I shall leave you with one final anecdote which impinges on both issues of morale and moral fibre.
24 As they so often did, the brothers began with a telling anecdote.
25 His writing is a joy, combining the telling quote from finance megastars with anecdote to illustrate a substantial point.
26 Indeed, they could have been Hal and his rascally crew. There is no shortage of anecdote or incident at Oxford.
27 But this study, from psychologists in Durham, is demography not anecdote.
28 Much of our evidence about outputs will be based on anecdote and hearsay.
29 They are sure to find something ambivalent about your sexuality and an unflattering anecdote about a nun.
30 I can do this best by way of a personal anecdote, which might be called the Incident of the Taxman and the Philosopher.
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