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  • 41Chryssa — Vardea Mavromichali (born December 31, 1933 in Athens, Greece) is a Greek American artist who works in a wide variety of media. An American art pioneer in light art and luminist sculpture[1][2] widely known for her neon, steel, aluminum and… …

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  • 43fantastic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. bizarre, grotesque; imaginative, fanciful; extravagant, irrational, absurd. See imagination, absurdity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Based on or suggesting fantasy] Syn. whimsical, capricious,… …

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  • 44illusory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. imaginary, fancied, unreal. See deception. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. deceptive, unreal, illusive, fancied; see false 2 , 3 , imaginary , unreal . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. unreal,… …

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  • 45impractical — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. impracticable; unwise, imprudent, unrealistic; unsound, illogical; harebrained. See imagination, impossibility. Ant., practical. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unrealistic, unworkable, unreal,… …

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  • 46unreal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. imaginary, illusionary, illusory, shadowy; imponderable, unsubstantial, fanciful, fictitious; ideal; slang, unbelievable. See imagination, nonexistence. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. visionary,… …

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  • 47imaginary — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fancied, illusory, fanciful, unreal, invented, visionary, shadowy, chimerical, dreamy, dreamlike, hypothetical, theoretical, delusive, deceptive, imagined, hallucinatory, ideal, notional, whimsical, fabulous,… …

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  • 48chimeric — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Of, relating to, or in the nature of an illusion; lacking reality: chimerical, delusive, delusory, dreamlike, hallucinatory, illusive, illusory, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantasmic, visionary. See REAL. 2.… …

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  • 49Imagination — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Imagination >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 imagination imagination Sgm: N 1 originality originality Sgm: N 1 invention invention Sgm: N 1 fancy fancy Sgm: N 1 inspiration inspiration Sgm: N 1 verve …

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  • 50chimera — a word for a mythological fire breathing female monster, has (in addition to two biological meanings) a figurative meaning ‘a forlorn or illusory hope’. Chimera is the recommended spelling, not chimaera, and it is pronounced kiy mee rǝ. The… …

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  • 51chi|mer|ic — «kuh MEHR ihk, ky ; MIHR », adjective. = chimerical. (Cf. ↑chimerical) …

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  • 52Air-built — a. Erected in the air; having no solid foundation; chimerical; as, an air built castle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 53balopticon — Projector Pro*ject or, n. [Cf. F. projeteur.] 1. One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. an optical instrument which projects an image from a transparency or an… …

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  • 54Chimeric — Chi*mer ic, a. Chimerical. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 55Delusion — De*lu sion . [L. delusio, fr. deludere. See {Delude}.] 1. The act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being deluded or misled. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is falsely or delusively believed or… …

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  • 56Fanciful — Fan ci*ful, a. 1. Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary projects. [1913 Webster] 2. Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or reason; abounding in ideal… …

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  • 57Fancifully — Fanciful Fan ci*ful, a. 1. Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary projects. [1913 Webster] 2. Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or reason; abounding in… …

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  • 58Fancifulness — Fanciful Fan ci*ful, a. 1. Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary projects. [1913 Webster] 2. Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or reason; abounding in… …

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  • 59Imaginary — Im*ag i*na*ry, a. [L. imaginarius: cf. F. imaginaire.] Existing only in imagination or fancy; not real; fancied; visionary; ideal. [1913 Webster] Wilt thou add to all the griefs I suffer Imaginary ills and fancied tortures? Addison. [1913… …

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  • 60Imaginary calculus — Imaginary Im*ag i*na*ry, a. [L. imaginarius: cf. F. imaginaire.] Existing only in imagination or fancy; not real; fancied; visionary; ideal. [1913 Webster] Wilt thou add to all the griefs I suffer Imaginary ills and fancied tortures? Addison.… …

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