Chimera

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Synonyms for Chimera

Synonyms for Chimera

a fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

Synonyms for Chimera

(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail

a grotesque product of the imagination

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The interim government is facing tough dilemmas: penniless and desperate chimeres, an ill-equipped and poorly trained police force, frustrated and hungry ex-soldiers and a U.
Recusant l'evolution, Levi-Strauss releguait du meme coup l'emancipation technicienne au rang de chimere.
La Gang: Une chimere a apprivoiser: Marginalite et transnationalite chez les jeunes Quebecois d'origine afro-antillaise.
Konigsburg The View from Saturday Judith Viorst Perry Nodelman Words about Pictures Carol Matas Ifeoma Okoye Chimere Ernest Emenyonu
Nella mia memoria sta una signora della generazione di mia nonna che stendendo i panni al sole amava cantare il Tango delle capinere di Bixio e Cherubini (1928): "Laggiu nell'Arizona / terra di sogni e di chimere / se una chitarra suona / cantano mille capinere [.
Ne-Yo, whose real name is Shaffer Chimere Smith, is a 36-year-old singer, writer, producer, dancer and actor who has worked with the likes of Rihanna, Beyonce and Pitbull.
Tous les observateurs objectifs du champ cinematographique marocain sont unanimes : le cinema marocain serait reste une chimere sans cette aide publique.
Shaffer Chimere Smith, better known by his stage name NE-YO, pictured above, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor.
Gabbi has two best friends: a successful entertainment attorney, Nina, played by Kristen Hurt and the “saved and sanctified” Michelle, played by Chimere Scott.
What makes us a community is when we come together, when we see someone is suffering, and we take on their struggle together," said NE-YO, born Shaffer Chimere Smith, who rocketed to early success with Top 10 hit songs "So Sick," "Because of You," "Closer" and more.
Some are straight, traditional narratives, which often belong thematically to the popular genre of the costume story; they tend to be situated in exotic areas, like Ancient Egypt (Christian Jacq's Ramses, Le Mystere d'Osiris), Renaissance Italy (Juliette Benzoni's La Florentine, La Chimere d'or des Borgia), and the French-speaking world in the nineteenth century (Maurice Denuziere's Helvetie, Louisiane).
En bref, elle se donne une chimere pour seul etalon acceptable de la qualite des jugements.
Dubbed as the largest Dubai WoodShow ever, the event's opening was graced by visiting foreign dignitaries that included Ngole Philip Ngwese, Cameroon's Minister of Forestry and Wildlife; Henry Djombo, the Republic of Congo's Minister of Sustainable Development, Forest Economy and Environment; Mariteuw Chimere Ndiaw, executive officer of the African Model Forest Network; and Franz-Josef BE-tfering, president of Eumabois.
The event, now in its eighth year was inaugurated by Essa Al Haj Al Maidour, president of the Society of Engineers - UAE, and was graced by visiting foreign dignitaries that included Ngole Philip Ngwese, Minister of Forestry and Wildlife for Cameroon; Henry Djombo, Minister of Sustainable Development, Forest Economy and Environment for the Republic of Congo; Mariteuw Chimere Ndiaw, executive officer, African Model Forest Network and Franz-Josef Butfering, president, Eumabois.
Interestingly, Ifeoma Okoye's Chimere (1992) offers him as one who is willing to love but unwilling to accept the responsibility brought on by the consequences of his actions of love.