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indulging in or influenced by fancy

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not based on fact

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having a curiously intricate quality

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Despite the fact that suggestive marks are not as strong as fanciful or arbitrary marks, suggestive marks are common due to the fact that, in the mind of consumers, they create a link to a product/services.
2 : coming from imagination rather than reason <He dreamed up a fanciful plan for getting rich.
Riding the Blue Train offers an uneasy mix of pragmatic company case studies and fanciful concepts that never quite delivers on its promise.
Drawing inspiration from a Western Australian childhood, the individual poems speak to universal themes, common experiences, and fanciful flights of imagination with an artistic flourish documenting Miles as an accomplished and talented wordsmith.
This is a fanciful story that belongs solidly in children's literature more than YA literature: it lacks the bite of the latter.
Though apparently fanciful, the shape distils the project's functional requirements, neatly incorporating a vane which physically turns the structure depending on wind direction and a baffle to shelter occupants from the wind.
Many of the names--Harley Earl, Syd Mead, Virgil Exner, Homer LaGassey, Ned Nickles--are legends of the post-war period, and their designs were often fanciful, outrageous, or mesmerizing.
I urge those who do see the film not to be taken in by its fanciful themes and deliberate untruths.
This scenario is hardly as fanciful as it may seem at first.
The documents contain numerous sweeping statements which seem to me to be completely fanciful.
Color illustrations of fanciful animals have just the right amount of quirky humor for this entertaining read-aloud story.
A multi-cultural clubhouse for kids of all races and backgrounds forms the stage from which award-winning storytellers such as "Bob" of The Story Peddlers and Barbara Schutzgruber bring fanciful tales to life.
Cvijanovic's handling of flashe and house paint is competently affectless, and the fanciful nature of his central conceit allows for compelling variations of scale (without the usual points of reference, soda bottles and a roasted chicken become as large as cars, and lines of houses trail off in every direction).
It is time to put aside fanciful hopes about Putin as Russia's democrat-in-chief.
Saratoga worked with internationally acclaimed Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf who planted 34,000 plants in 22 pools of garden beds; Weisz + Yoes Architects, who collaborated on the interactive water fountain and designed a new line of custom kiosks and benches tailored to the curvilinear garden beds and a future carousel; and Tillett Lighting Design, to create the Bosque's lush fanciful unique ambiance.