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Gulnara attended Harvard; she fancies herself an artist of many talents.

The mountain resort town of Dalat fancies itself “The Paris of Vietnam,” complete with a replica Eiffel Tower in the center.

Eli fancies himself a bong-wielding Holden Caulfield in a bathrobe.

Be willing to act on whims, fancies and, yes, fantasies, too.

He fancies an American actor named Barrymore, but Barrymore, a prodigious drunk, soon storms back to Los Angeles.

But agitation unlocks wayward fancies and sends them scurrying inopportunely across the very foreground of the mind.

She could not work on such a day, nor weave fancies to stir her pulses and warm her blood.

He is my brother's most intimate associate and often fancies that he is entitled to the same privileges as the family.

Yet, when I was a young man, I never bothered my head about royalty, but I was as full of wild fancies as a balloon is of wind.

For several evenings I could not observe Mars through the telescope without my attention being diverted by many strange fancies.


On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fancies, such as: imagination, inclination, impression, whim, image, and creation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.