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  • 21Chimeric —    , CHIMERICAL    In today s language the adjective chimeric, or chimerical, means visionary, fantastic, unreal, or wildly improbable. The word stems from a mythological story of a she monster named Chimera. This fire breathing monster was… …

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  • 22chimerically — chimerical ► ADJECTIVE 1) like a mythical chimera. 2) illusory or impossible to achieve. DERIVATIVES chimerically adverb …

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  • 23visionary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. idealistic, unpractical, quixotic, Utopian; imaginary, delusory, chimerical. n. dreamer, idealist, theorist, theorizer. See imagination, heterodoxy, nonexistence. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

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  • 24imaginary — adj 1 Imaginary, fanciful, visionary, fantastic, chimerical, quixotic are comparable when they are applied to conceptions or to the persons who form the conceptions and mean unreal or unbelievable and out of keeping with things as they are or… …

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  • 25chimeral — adjective being or relating to or like a chimera his Utopia is not as chimeric commonwealth but a practical improvement on what already exists Douglas Bush • Syn: ↑chimeric, ↑chimerical • Pertains to noun: ↑Chimera, ↑Chimera (for: ↑ …

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  • 26imaginary — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. existing only in imagination ; lacking factual reality b. formed or characterized imaginatively or arbitrarily < his canvases, chiefly imaginary, somber landscapes Current Biography > 2. containing or relating&#8230; …

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  • 27The Shape of Punk to Come — Infobox Album| Name = The Shape of Punk to Come: A Chimerical Bombination in 12 Bursts Type = studio Artist = Refused Released = October 27, 1998 Recorded = 1997 Genre = Hardcore punk Post hardcore Experimental rock Length = 55:11 Label = Burning …

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  • 28Helter Skelter (Manson scenario) — The murders perpetrated by members of Charles Manson s Family were inspired in part by Manson s prediction of Helter Skelter, an apocalyptic war he believed would arise from tension over racial relations between blacks and whites.[1] This&#8230; …

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  • 29The Shape Of Punk To Come — Refused – The Shape of Punk to Come A Chimerical Bombination in 12 Bursts Veröffentlichung 1998 Label Burning Heart Records Format(e) CD, LP, DVD Audio Genre(s) Hardcore Punk / Post Hardcore Anzahl der Titel 12 …

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  • 30The Shape of Punk to Come — A Chimerical Bombination in 12 Bursts Studioalbum von Refused Veröffentlichung 1998 Label Burning Heart Records …

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  • 31The shape of punk to come — Refused – The Shape of Punk to Come A Chimerical Bombination in 12 Bursts Veröffentlichung 1998 Label Burning Heart Records Format(e) CD, LP, DVD Audio Genre(s) Hardcore Punk / Post Hardcore Anzahl der Titel 12 …

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  • 32fanciful — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. whimsical, capricious, fantastic, quaint, bizarre; quixotic, imaginary. See unconformity, imagination. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Characterized by use of the fancy] Syn. fantastical, whimsical,&#8230; …

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  • 33chimeric — adjective being or relating to or like a chimera his Utopia is not as chimeric commonwealth but a practical improvement on what already exists Douglas Bush • Syn: ↑chimerical, ↑chimeral • Pertains to noun: ↑Chimera (for: ↑chimeral), ↑ …

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  • 34chi|mer´i|cal|ly — chi|mer|i|cal «kuh MEHR uh kuhl, ky ; MIHR », adjective. 1. unreal; imaginary: »Sir, this book…is a pretty essay…though much of it is chimerical (Samuel Johnson). SYNONYM(S): illusory, delusive. 2. wildly fanciful; absurd; impossibl …

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  • 35chi|mer|i|cal — «kuh MEHR uh kuhl, ky ; MIHR », adjective. 1. unreal; imaginary: »Sir, this book…is a pretty essay…though much of it is chimerical (Samuel Johnson). SYNONYM(S): illusory, delusive. 2. wildly fanciful; absurd; impossibl …

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  • 36Fantastic — Fan*tas tic, a. [F. fantastique, fr. Gr. ??????????? able to represent, fr. ????????? to make visible. See {Fancy}.] 1. Existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the nature of a phantom;&#8230; …

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  • 37Romantic — Ro*man tic, a. [F. romantique, fr. OF. romant. See {Romance}.] 1. Of or pertaining to romance; involving or resembling romance; hence, fanciful; marvelous; extravagant; unreal; as, a romantic tale; a romantic notion; a romantic undertaking. [1913 …

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  • 38The romantic drama — Romantic Ro*man tic, a. [F. romantique, fr. OF. romant. See {Romance}.] 1. Of or pertaining to romance; involving or resembling romance; hence, fanciful; marvelous; extravagant; unreal; as, a romantic tale; a romantic notion; a romantic&#8230; …

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  • 39Pinot noir — Noirien redirects here. For a French wine grape that is also known as Noirien, see Négrette. Pinot noir Pinot noir grapes at Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyard, Newberg, Oregon Colour Black Also called …

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  • 40Chimera (architecture) — An otter chimera Used in describing an architectural feature, chimera means a fantastic, mythical or grotesque figure used for decorative purposes. Chimerae are often described as gargoyles. Used correctly, the term gargoyle refers to mostly&#8230; …

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