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Fortunes reversed and what was far-fetched yesterday was suddenly closer to fact.

When he first pitched it to me for The Dark Knight, I liked the thematic idea, but I found it possibly a little far-fetched.

But, in the case of the border kids, it turns out that those worries about diseases were not so far-fetched after all.

Nobody really expected leniency, but still there was hope because the charges against the journalists were so far-fetched.

Not everything on OITNB needs to be shades of gray, and to say the whole thing seemed far-fetched is an understatement.

And this sort of trouble (which I cannot avoid) unfortunately produces nothing when done but alembication and the far-fetched.

Only it seemed to me that these things tended in time to make the figures of speech on the signs sort of far-fetched.

He never uses a superfluous or a far-fetched word, never indulges in flowers, word-painting, or rhetorical trickery of any kind.

Does that seem a little far-fetched, a little as though we were trying to prove too much, with such vague words?

Thus far-fetched were the motives which the prince adduced to avoid touching upon the single one which really decided him.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to far-fetched, such as: bizarre, doubtful, dubious, eccentric, fantastic, and fishy.

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