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See definition of romancing on Dictionary.com
  • as infancy
  • as inflirtation

synonyms for romancing

  • fantasy
  • imagination
  • inclination
  • chimera
  • conception
  • daydream
  • delusion
  • envisioning
  • fabrication
  • figment
  • fondness
  • hallucination
  • hankering
  • idea
  • illusion
  • imaginativeness
  • invention
  • itch
  • mirage
  • nightmare
  • notion
  • partiality
  • penchant
  • phantasm
  • picture
  • predilection
  • preference
  • relish
  • reverie
  • vision
  • yearning
  • yen
  • big eyes
  • envisagement
  • eyes for
  • pie in the sky
  • pipe dream
  • sweet tooth

antonyms for romancing

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  • reality
  • truth
  • actuality
  • certainty
  • disinterest
  • dislike
  • fact
  • hate
  • hatred
  • faithfulness
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How to use romancing in a sentence

At this rate of romancing, how many flourishing ruins dost thou, as well as I, know?
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
The late Lord Shaftesbury sent for me, and one night at his house at dinner I was chaffed for 'romancing.'
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 26, FEBRUARY 1893VARIOUS
I see nothing in this—you're romancing again, Aileen; you'd better put it aside; it will get you into trouble sometime.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
A romantic, but not necessarily romancing, element runs through the account of Ivans dealings with Pskov.
THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO
She did not wish to start him on a long romancing explanation which would embody—if one were to put it in bald English—a lie.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
That was Mr. Fitzgibbon's description of the crisis; but then it was understood that Mr. Fitzgibbon was given to romancing.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
They were extremely romantic and were given occasionally to romancing.
THE LIFE OF A CELEBRATED BUCCANEERRICHARD CLYNTON
This is contrary to the ideas of the romancing novelist, who as a rule reforms and rewards the wildest youth.
MAJOR FRANKA. L. G. BOSBOOM-TOUSSAINT
This idea of Prudy's set the whole school to romancing, although it was in the midst of a recitation.
LITTLE PRUDY'S SISTER SUSYSOPHIE MAY
The very indefiniteness of the descriptions gives them an added charm and affords full scope for romancing.
MYTH-LANDF. EDWARD HULME
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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