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fancy (n):
a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination
fancy (n):
something many people believe that is false
Samples
they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
Related Words: fantasyillusion
fancy (n):
a predisposition to like something
Samples
he had a fondness for whiskey
Related Words: fondness
fancy (v):
imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
Samples
I can't see him on horseback!
I can see what will happen.
I can see a risk in this strategy

Related Words: envisionfigureimagepictureseevisualize
fancy (v):
have a fancy or particular liking or desire for
Samples
She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window
fancy (a):
not plain; decorative or ornamented
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fancy handwriting.
fancy clothes
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