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fata morgana

See definition of fata morgana on Dictionary.com
  • as inoptical illusion
  • as inchimera

synonyms for fata morgana

  • apparition
  • hallucination
  • illusion
  • mirage
  • phantasm
  • phantasmagoria
  • specter
  • trick of eyesight
  • trick of light
  • trick of the eyesight
  • vision
  • visual fallacy
  • rainbow
  • monster
  • fabrication
  • delusion
  • hallucination
  • fancy
  • illusion
  • figment
  • mirage
  • monstrosity
  • snare
  • bubble
  • specter
  • ignis fatuus
  • pipe dream
  • virtual reality
  • bogy
  • fool's paradise
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How to use fata morgana in a sentence

Upon this Queen Morgana's cheeks grew very red, and her eyes shone like sparks of fire.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
Then Queen Morgana gave him her hand, and he kneeled, and took her jewelled fingers in his and set her hand to his lips.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
But Nature, as if to take away the reproach of permitting such a vast blotch on her fair face, kindly threw in Fata Morgana.
HESPEROTHEN; NOTES FROM THE WEST, VOL. II (OF 2)W. H. RUSSELL
This "Fata Morgana" was not merely interesting in itself, but also gave reason to indulge in the hope of a favourable wind.
NARRATIVE OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE BY THE AUSTRIAN FRIGATE NOVARA, VOLUME IKARL RITTER VON SCHERZER
They are called fes or fetes (Latin fata), and sometimes fions, which reminds us of the fions of Scottish and Irish folk-lore.
LEGENDS & ROMANCES OF BRITTANYLEWIS SPENCE
If there is any truth at all in the legend, the island must be ascribed to the Fata Morgana.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
If morganatic came from this, it should appear the Fairy Morgana was the first lady who so underwent the ceremony.
NOTES & QUERIES, NO. 47, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1850VARIOUS
In the early morning; it was quite calm, but gray, and we witnessed a kind of Fata Morgana.
O. T.HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
The fortunes of the book, the fata libelli, have been traced by Mr. Westwood.
ANDREW LANG'S INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPLEAT ANGLERANDREW LANG
From time to time the Fata Morgana exhibits her juggleries, but we are accustomed to it now, and nobody is deceived thereby.
TALES FROM JKAIMR JKAI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FATA MORGANA

  • bogy
  • bubble
  • delusion
  • fabrication
  • fancy
  • fata morgana
  • figment
  • fool's paradise
  • hallucination
  • ignis fatuus
  • illusion
  • mirage
  • monster
  • monstrosity
  • pipe dream
  • rainbow
  • snare
  • specter
  • virtual reality
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