myth

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myth

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myths

  1. A myth is a story about gods and great heroes. Usually these gods are seen as very human, but with great power. The word myth is usually used for stories from old religions that few people believe any more.
    There are many myths about the Norse god Thor.
  2. A myth is a story that is not true.
  3. A myth is something many people believe but that is not true.
    It is only a myth that people use only 10% of their brains.

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