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far fetched

adjective as in gonzo


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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.

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

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