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noun as in illusion

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A phantasm is that which, not being a true counterpart of reality, is yet so like it as to be mistaken for reality.

His eyes stared wonderingly at the grotesque face like a lingering phantasm of fevered dreams.

Was all this nothing,—a dream, a splendid phantasm, to be rent away like a crimson cloud?

His desire to be with her was the desire to escape the phantasm of the woman haunting to subjugate him when they were separate.

At times faith grows faint, and I think it all a delusion—a phantasm—a dream.


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phantasm, such as: apparition, dream, fancy, fantasy, image, and mirage.

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