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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfancifulfan‧ci‧ful /ˈfænsɪfəl/ adjective  1 IMAGINEimagined rather than based on facts – often used to show disapproval a fanciful story The suggestion that there was a conspiracy is not entirely fanciful.2 DECORATEfull of unusual and very detailed shapes or complicated designs fanciful decorationsfancifully adverb
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fancifulI dismissed the rumors as fanciful.The notion of some man on a white horse saving the party with a late candidacy is fanciful.Makine is a good writer, poetic but never fanciful, and one who treats childhood reflected through experience with delicacy.the fanciful horses on an old-fashioned merry-go-rounda fanciful ideaHaving served on the Fed, I find this objection fanciful in the extreme.The avatar can be a realistic depiction of the actual person or a completely fanciful one.It fails because it is usually based on fanciful or distorted comparisons.This is not just some fanciful theory.
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