chimera

[ ki-meer-uh, kahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF chimera

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHIMERA

He can not easily believe it to be simply a chimera of an overwrought brain.

The chimera and other animal monsters occur only as figments of the mind.

Ah, that woman in the mask, that chimera of a night, that fancy of an hour!

Do not delude me with a chimera, and above all do not tempt me to sacrifice my honour to it.

For it was evident that to them, this chimera was still real.

A peasant war could at the moment be only a chimera, impossible of realization.

Was it only a chimera of my unbalanced imagination—or was it actual fact?

She seemed unable to describe the chimera of her imagination.

To control a Parisian populace has hitherto been deemed a chimera.

Having, I say, felt its truth here; for the feeling is no affectation or chimera.

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