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Synonyms for figment

any fictitious idea accepted as part of an ideology by an uncritical group; a received idea

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a contrived or fantastic idea

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These poems give us memorable, highly original figments from the imagination of one of our most original, talented young poets.
The reader will never be sure what is real and what is not as some of the humans act like figments of the imagination and some of the mysticism has a basis in science.
com is featuring music from Figments and an interview with Anton on the MP3.
While 25 per cent of actors and presenters on television will also be figments of a silicon chip's imagination.
CONCEPT cars, those showpiece figments of eccentric designers' maddest imaginings, rarely make it to complete reality.
Several times during the evening she considers whether the memories she's recounting had actually happened or were merely figments of fancy.
The dreams of innocence converting the world are really figments of the imagination," he said.
s say are figments of the chiropractic imagination, are misalignments in the vertebrae.
Anderson told advocate Paul McBride, defending, that the alleged incidents were just figments of Gillian's imagination.
Once inside a mind, players can rise in rank by collecting figments of other people's imaginations; sort through their emotional baggage; clear out their mental cobwebs and crack open their memory vaults.
Mr Farrell may think ghosts are figments of the imagination, but millions of people across the world have seen ghosts, and that list includes Her Majesty the Queen, Prince Charles, Sting, and even several Presidents of the United States.
Expertly shot by Knut Klassen and edited by Marc Aschenbrenner as though the camera were Bock's body or Bock's eyes were the camera, these shimmering, visionary figments of an unstoppable imagination are critical to the ongoing debate on how to read and remember live art's history while contributing to a performance idiom of the future.