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One that creates myths or mythical situations.

myth′mak·ing n.
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who creates myths
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(ˈmɪθˌmeɪ kər)

a creator of myths.
myth′mak`ing, n.
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Dav id Griffiths' 11-year-old totally dominated the fivefurlong contest and stayed on strongly to deny Mythmaker (5/1) by a length.
Early pace has always been a feature of his running style and once he pinged out of the stalls to grab the rail ahead of Mythmaker, he was always likely to take some pegging back.
4.25 (6f, PS31,190): 1, CARDSHARP (S De Sousa) 3-1; 2, Dancing Star 9-2; 3, Mythmaker 4-1.
MYTHMAKER (4.25) can atone for last year's near miss in the Listed EBF Cathedral Stakes at Salisbury.
Imtiyaaz did not reproduce that level of form until she encountered fast ground again at Thirsk in September, when she was third behind Mythmaker (now rated in the 100s) and Vibrant Chords (unlucky at Newmarket on Tuesday).
Barrie, in The Road to the Never Land (1991) and Myths and the Mythmaker (2010) among extensive other work.
Fourth and finally, although it is not explicitly stated in the book's title, the argument for Marvell's varied poetic engagements with home and loss, homeland and aspiration is bound up with a demonstration of his abilities as a mythmaker in uncertain times.
Those statistics give us a shortlist of three -- Mythmaker, Snap Shots and Mujassam.
NEWCASTLE: 1.55 Seebring, 2.30 Buratino, 3.05 Mythmaker, 3.40 Dannyday, 4.15 STEVE ROGERS (NAP), 4.50 Top Of The Glas, 5.25 Dark Ruler.
Atwood, a mythmaker herself, advises her readers to view her work as tales.
His consistency saw him continue to sneak up the weights without actually getting his head in front, but he proved a mark of 88 was no bar to success when seeing off Mythmaker by three-quarters of a length in what was a really decent event of its kind.
American Mythmaker: Walter Noble Burns and the Legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquin Murrieta