novel

Part of speech: noun

A fictitious tale.

Part of speech: adjective

Recent; new; strange; unusual.

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Usage examples "novel":

  1. " As a rock," responded Elton, beginning to enjoy a novel experience. - "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.
  2. From his tone, you might have supposed that all the Redmantlers of the world would come to- morrow and look at these novel words of his. - "Angela's Business", Henry Sydnor Harrison.
  3. The father, as soon as he was alone, immediately lit another cigarette, took up his French novel, and went to work as though he was determined to be happy and comfortable again without losing a moment. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.