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ludicrously odd

fanciful and unrealistic

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existing in fancy only

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extravagantly fanciful in design, construction, appearance

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He longed to see the curious table-napkins wrought for the Priest of the Sun, on which were displayed all the dainties and viands that could be wanted for a feast; the mortuary cloth of King Chilperic, with its three hundred golden bees; the fantastic robes that excited the indignation of the Bishop of Pontus and were figured with "lions, panthers, bears, dogs, forests, rocks, hunters--all, in fact, that a painter can copy from nature"; and the coat that Charles of Orleans once wore, on the sleeves of which were embroidered the verses of a song beginning "Madame, je suis tout joyeux," the musical accompaniment of the words being wrought in gold thread, and each note, of square shape in those days, formed with four pearls.
What of George Willoughby, with his powdered hair and fantastic patches?
This is a fantastic, gloomy business, a modern case, an incident of to-day when the heart of man is troubled, when the phrase is quoted that blood 'renews,' when comfort is preached as the aim of life.
If anything were to happen (though indeed I don't believe in it and think you quite incapable of it), yet in case you were taken during these forty or fifty hours with the notion of putting an end to the business in some other way, in some fantastic fashion--laying hands on yourself--(it's an absurd proposition, but you must forgive me for it) do leave a brief but precise note, only two lines, and mention the stone.
But the announcement of the death of Joseph Buquet had served them as a brutal reminder that, whenever they had disregarded the ghost's wishes, some fantastic or disastrous event had brought them to a sense of their dependence.
But only for a moment they hesitated, and then with one accord they again took up their fantastic advance upon their prey; but even then a sudden crashing in the jungle behind them brought them once more to a halt, and as they turned to look in the direction of this new noise there broke upon their startled visions a sight that may well have frozen the blood of braver men than the Wagambi.
Fortin's approach is a breath of fresh air among psychological interpretations of fantastic literature (some questionable text choices notwithstanding).
Erik Brow, aged seven,Great Barr Fantastic by name, fantastic by nature - well done Erik
3 : barely believable <We moved at a fantastic speed.
Hipkins affirms that the lack of political and social rights for Italian women combined with a strong realistic tradition under the auspices of Manzoni's novel, are the principal reasons for a very different, but also extremely disadvantaged situation of the female fantastic in Italy, compared to the Anglo-American culture.
YES, fantastic this year, was there every day for hours watching all the great acts, Full Circle was fantastic too
Curtis Taylor, recently a franchise business consultant for Regis Corporation, has accepted the position of Houston market director for Fantastic Sams' Texas region.
The 32-year-old, who has sold more than four million albums worldwide and whose new album Drastic Fantastic is released on Monday, joked: "I used to live on the dole and even my parents didn't think I'd make it, but look at me now
Doom hasn't changed -- he still wants to rule the world and kill the Fantastic Four,'' McMahon says.