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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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Sadly, you can't rely on delicious crispy bets served by lithe-limbed figments of the imagination.
Summary: What remains are hearsay and figments of the imagination.
"To be clear, his supposed arbitrary arrest, and now threat to his life, are but figments of his imagination," he said in a statement.
What's even stranger is Brexit Secretary David Davis inventing non-existent impact assessments then admitting they were figments of his imagination.
Romulo Macalintal dismissed this as figments of their imagination.
According to the author, the already farcical attempt to make public-media pressure in order to weaken the natural resistance of the huge majority of Macedonian population towards its serious destruction, urges them to create fantastic figments. However, facing the truth was never more painful than today because they have to face the fact that they have been defeated not by a political party but by the collective national spirit of the Macedonians.
Optimistic figments never existed The locomotive hisses to a stop Steam
With the assistance of her brother-princes, figments of Isola's imagination, Isola needs to discover the truth behind the dead girl's death before death comes for her.
In a statement issued here on Thursday, the spokesperson while contradicting these news items termed them as totally baseless, concocted and figments of imagination and said that the Chairman Senate was chief guest at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology at Karachi at the time of his alleged meeting on Saturday, 13th February 2010 with the President at Presidency.
Sam Tyler may have shuffled off this mortal coil, but those figments of his imagination, Gene Hunt, Ray Carling and Chris Skelton, are still alive and well.
But, I'm beginning to think it's really that loon Connor doing all the writing and the rest of you are just figments of his ripe imagination.
Waking up is the process by which we begin to see the fantasies for what they are: figments in a chaotic imagination, dreams we place outside of our control.
In this world of ghost images, the artist and his accoutrements read as much as figments of the imagination or specters as actual presences.