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 for narrative
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Narrative \Nar"ra*tive\, n.
     That which is narrated; the recital of a story; a continuous
     account of the particulars of an event or transaction; a
     story.
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           Cyntio was much taken with my narrative. --Tatler.
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     Syn: Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; narration; story;
          tale. See Account.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Narrative \Nar"ra*tive\, a. [Cf. F. narratif.]
     1. Of or pertaining to narration; relating to the particulars
        of an event or transaction.
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     2. Apt or inclined to relate stories, or to tell particulars
        of events; story-telling; garrulous.
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              But wise through time, and narrative with age.
                                                    --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  narrative
      adj 1: consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story;
             "narrative poetry"
      n 1: a message that tells the particulars of an act or
           occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or
           drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his
           narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain
           adults as well as children" [syn: narrative, narration,
           story, tale]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "narrative":
     Alcaic, Anacreontic, Castalian, Homeric, Hudibrastic, Pierian,
     Pindaric, Theocritean, account, anecdotage, anecdotal, anecdote,
     anecdotic, bardic, bucolic, chronicle, chronicling, description,
     didactic, dithyrambic, dramatic, eclogic, elegiac, epic, epos,
     heroic, history, idyllic, mock-heroic, narration, narrational,
     pastoral, poetic, poetico-mystical, poetico-mythological,
     poetico-philosophic, poetlike, portrayal, recital, record,
     recountal, recounting, rehearsal, relation, report, retelling,
     revelation, review, rhapsodic, runic, saga, sapphic, skaldic,
     statement, storied, storified, story, tale, tale-telling, telling,
     version, yarn, yarn spinning
  
  

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