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  Words related to fancy

Related / Similar Words: illusion, fantasy, phantasy, fondness, partiality, visualize, visualise, envision, project, see, figure, picture, image, go for, take to

 

Definition:
  • fancy was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than imagination;
  • something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy";
  • a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey";
  • imagine; conceive of; see in one''s mind; "I can''t see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy";
  • have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler''s window";
  • not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes";

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    See Also: adorned, decorated, rhetorical

     

    Hyponyms: bubble, will-o'-the-wisp, ignis fatuus, wishful thinking

     

    Grouped Verbs: understand, realize, realise, see, visualize, visualise

     

    Entailments: like

     

    Derivational Morphology: visualize, visualise, envision, project, see, figure, picture, image, fantasize, fantasise, go for, take to, mental image, effigy, simulacrum, icon, ikon, imagination, imaging, imagery, mental imagery, mental picture, impression, picturing, envisioning, figuration, visionary, illusionist, seer, illusion, fantasy, phantasy, visual image, visualization, visualisation, visualizer, visualiser, fondness, partiality, fancier, enthusiast

     

     
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