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Percival fancied there was a look almost of regret in the girl's eyes.

I fancied her ladyship in spectacles, with little side curls.

I fancied it in the fields, in the gardens, in the palace, in the prison.

Hester did not like the remark, and he fancied from her look she had misunderstood him.

The furniture screened the two watchers, and he fancied himself alone.

She was like a hunted hare, dodging everyone she fancied might discover her identity.

The boy said nothing, and Mortimer fancied that his face flushed guiltily.

It seemed so large that I fancied everyone must see it, and that it would be taken from me.

After all, he had not really cared for Maggie: he had only fancied that he cared for her.

With this money she could obtain her husband's liberty, and she fancied all might yet be well.

WORD ORIGIN

"imaginary," 1560s, past participle adjective from fancy (v.).

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