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highly imaginative but unlikely

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The gaps created by an absence of hard information are filled by conjecture and extensive contextualization, often farfetched or factually inaccurate.
That terrorists might poison municipal water supplies, spray anthrax from crop dusters, or suicidally infect themselves with small pox and stroll through busy city streets, is no longer considered farfetched.
If that sounds farfetched, consider the activities of a group of scientists at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.
New research, however, suggests that the movie may not be so farfetched.
com -- an entertaining, interactive Web site consisting of farfetched hypothetical questions.
That does not look farfetched at all because other than facing the Clippers, four of the Grizzlies' final five games come against losing teams.
Although the feasibility of five-star accommodations and gourmet chef-prepared meals are farfetched by today's reality, Verne's depiction of the flora, fauna, terrain, and gastronomic possibilities beneath the sea are surprisingly accurate.
While that may sound farfetched, Silicon Valley firms would do well to take heed.
Critics of the bill charge that driver's licenses will make it easier to commit voting fraud, which seems farfetched considering we can't even get most actual citizens to the polls.
While his sharp wit results in an outlandish, graphic and farfetched plot, one can easily see how the sarcastic comments, jokes and puns will appeal to those who like to laugh more than they like to read.
Such a scenario might not have seemed farfetched during a brief period several billion years ago -- an era, some researchers believe, when water carved the now-dry canyons and channels that scar the Martian surface.