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Synonyms for rainbow

a fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

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an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain

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an illusory hope

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The beautiful Rainbow informed Fairer-than-a-Fairy that he was young, the son of a powerful king, and that the Fairy, Lagree, who owed his parents a grudge, had revenged herself by depriving him of his natural shape for some years; that she had imprisoned him in the palace, where he had found his confinement hard to bear for some time, but now, he owned, he no longer sighed for freedom since he had seen and learned to love Fairer-than-a-Fairy.
The Prince could only appear or speak under the form of a Rainbow, and it was therefore necessary that the sun should shine on water so as to enable the rays to form themselves.
One was a youth in glistening apparel, with a scarf of the rainbow pattern crosswise on his breast.
I looked long; my eye drank in the scene, and I suppose my brain must have absorbed it; for that night, after lying awake in pleasant fever a long time, watching the silent sheet-lightning, which still played among the retreating clouds, and flashed silvery over the stars, I at last fell asleep; and then in a dream were reproduced the setting sun, the bank of clouds, the mighty rainbow.
The bubbles of many colours made in rainbow water they treat as balls, hitting them gaily from one to another with their tails, and trying to keep them in the rainbow till they burst.
Half way up the steep was a yawning cave, black as night beyond the point where the rainbow rays of the colored suns reached into it.
Even the rainbow hasn't as many colors, and you must admit that the rainbow is a pretty thing.
Then, other days, I think pink and blue and gold and purple and rainbow thoughts all the time.
A rainbow in the morning Is the Shepherd's warning.
It was a lake of rainbow light, in which, for a short while, I lived like a dolphin.
Strange flashes of vari-colored, rainbow light began to appear and disappear on the path before me.
Do ye not see it, the rainbow and the bridges of the Superman?
Pendleton, it's a baby rainbow--a real rainbow come in to pay you a visit
His face and eyes were as beautiful as ever, and his fancy was still like a prism, separating everything that fell upon it into rainbows.
It's all full of rainbows--just little young rainbows that haven't grown big yet--and Diana's mother told her it was broken off a hanging lamp they once had.