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synonyms for pipe-dreams

  • contemplate
  • figure out
  • guess
  • hypothesize
  • read
  • reflect
  • ruminate
  • surmise
  • weigh
  • wonder
  • brainstorm
  • cerebrate
  • cogitate
  • conjecture
  • consider
  • deliberate
  • dope
  • excogitate
  • figure
  • guesstimate
  • meditate
  • muse
  • reason
  • review
  • scheme
  • study
  • suppose
  • suspect
  • beat one's brains
  • build castles in air
  • call it
  • call the turn
  • chew over
  • dope out
  • have a hunch
  • hazard a guess
  • head trip
  • kick around
  • pipe-dream
  • psych out
  • read between lines
  • run it up flagpole
  • size up
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antonyms for pipe-dreams

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  • disregard
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • dismiss
  • forget
  • know
  • abstain
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How to use pipe-dreams in a sentence

Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The vision of dreams is the resemblance of one thing to another: as when a man's likeness is before the face of a man.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The pipe has a modern look and is altogether unlike those found by the English in use among the Indians in Virginia.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
I was once present at a dispute between a layman and a clergyman, upon the subject of dreams.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
I slept some hours, but was perpetually disturbed with dreams of the place I had left, and the dangers I had escaped.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Many times, in his dreams and in his waking thoughts, he had lived over scenes similar to this.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Under all man's dreams of eternal gods and eternal heavens lies man's passion for the eternal feminine.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
“Now this is what I call real felicity,” observed the major, pulling out a pipe which he proceeded to fill.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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