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  1. Given to whimsy; capricious; odd; peculiar; playful; light-hearted or amusing.
  2. Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way:
  3. Subject to sudden change; unpredictable
Characterized by, arising from, or subject to caprice; impulsive or unpredictable:
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  1. Characterized by, arising from, or subject to caprice; impulsive or unpredictable:
  2. Characterized by or resulting from caprice, inconsistency in feeling or purpose, a whim, or an unpredictable or impulsive behavior. See also arbitrary.
  3. Subject to caprices; tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; erratic; flighty
  1. Experimental.
  2. Fun, recreational, not serious.
  3. Liking play, prone to play frequently, such as a child or kitten; rather sportive.
Created by, indicative of, or characterized by imagination or creativity.
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  1. Created by, indicative of, or characterized by imagination or creativity.
  2. Tending to indulge in the fanciful or in make-believe.
  3. Having a lively imagination, especially a creative imagination.
Of or characterized by invention
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  1. Of or characterized by invention
  2. Skilled in inventing; creative
  3. Creative, or skilful at inventing.
(Math.) Designating or of the square root of a negative quantity, or of a complex number that is not real
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  1. (Math.) Designating or of the square root of a negative quantity, or of a complex number that is not real
  2. Existing only in the imagination; fanciful; unreal
  3. Having existence only in the imagination; unreal.
Highly improbable or illusory:
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  1. Highly improbable or illusory:
  2. Indulging in unrealistic fancies; visionary
  3. Imaginary; fantastic; unreal
Existing in imagination only; imaginary.
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  1. Existing in imagination only; imaginary.
  2. Tending to envision things in perfect but unrealistic form; idealistic.
  3. Imaginary or illusory
Like something from a dream; having a sense of vagueness, insubstantiality, or incongruousness.
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  1. Like something from a dream; having a sense of vagueness, insubstantiality, or incongruousness.
Producing, based on, or having the nature of, illusion; deceptive; unreal
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  1. Producing, based on, or having the nature of, illusion; deceptive; unreal
  2. Produced by, based on, or having the nature of an illusion; deceptive:
  3. Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal
(Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
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  1. (Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
  2. Singular; unusual; curious
  3. (Archaic) Unfamiliar or unusual in character; strange:
Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar:
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  1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar:
  2. Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
  3. Small in amount:
Extremely abundant; profuse:
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  1. Extremely abundant; profuse:
  2. Exceeding reasonable bounds:
  3. Costing or spending too much; wasteful
Relating to a monoclonal antibody produced from the cells of an organism, usually a mouse, in which the constant region has been replaced with a human sequence of amino acids. This is done in the laboratory by replacing part of the DNA sequence in the nonhuman cells of an organism with a sequence of human DNA.
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  1. Relating to a monoclonal antibody produced from the cells of an organism, usually a mouse, in which the constant region has been replaced with a human sequence of amino acids. This is done in the laboratory by replacing part of the DNA sequence in the nonhuman cells of an organism with a sequence of human DNA.
  2. Like a chimera.
  3. Imaginary, fanciful.
Highly improbable or illusory:
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  1. Highly improbable or illusory:
  2. Indulging in unrealistic fancies; visionary
  3. Imaginary; fantastic; unreal
Of or relating to conceptualism.
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  1. Of or relating to conceptualism.
  2. Of or relating to concepts or mental conception:
  3. Of or having to do with a concept or concepts
Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant:
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  1. Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant:
  2. Existing in the imagination; imaginary; unreal
  3. Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).
Existing only in the imagination; fanciful; unreal
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  1. Existing only in the imagination; fanciful; unreal
  2. (Math.) Designating or of the square root of a negative quantity, or of a complex number that is not real
  3. Having existence only in the imagination; unreal.
Having visionary ideas; given to whims; fanciful
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  1. Having visionary ideas; given to whims; fanciful
  2. (Gram.) Having full lexical, as distinguished from relational, meaning
  3. (Linguistics) Understood in terms of semantic content rather than grammatical structure. The word did is notional in We did the work and relational in We did not agree.
Not real, actual, or genuine; imaginary, fanciful, insubstantial, false, etc.
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  1. Not real, actual, or genuine; imaginary, fanciful, insubstantial, false, etc.
  2. (Slang) larger or more fantastic than typical of real life.
  3. (Slang) So remarkable as to elicit disbelief; fantastic.
Existing in imagination only; imaginary.
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  1. Existing in imagination only; imaginary.
  2. Tending to envision things in perfect but unrealistic form; idealistic.
  3. Imaginary or illusory
Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
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  1. Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
  2. Strange or fanciful in form, conception, or appearance:
  3. Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).
Concocted or fabricated, especially in order to deceive or mislead; make up:
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  1. Concocted or fabricated, especially in order to deceive or mislead; make up:
  2. Of or like fiction; imaginary
  3. Of or relating to the characters, settings, or plots that are created for a work of fiction:
Of, relating to, or created by imaginative invention.
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  1. Of, relating to, or created by imaginative invention.
  2. Relating to or being a kinshiplike relationship among people who are not related by heredity, marriage, or adoption, often involving the use of kinship terms.
  3. Fictional, unreal, fanciful or invented
Put together; arranged:
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  1. Put together; arranged:
  2. Changed or adorned by the application of cosmetics or makeup:
  3. Complete; finished:
Bred for some special feature or excellence of type
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  1. Bred for some special feature or excellence of type
  2. Complex or intricate:
  3. Highly decorated:
Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant:
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  1. Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant:
  2. Having a strange or weird appearance; grotesque; odd
  3. Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).
Created by, indicative of, or characterized by imagination or creativity.
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  1. Created by, indicative of, or characterized by imagination or creativity.
  2. Having, using, or showing imagination; having great creative powers
  3. Having a lively imagination, especially a creative imagination.
Full of or characterized by whimsy; quaintly, playfully, or gently humorous
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  1. Full of or characterized by whimsy; quaintly, playfully, or gently humorous
  2. Subject to sudden change; unpredictable
  3. Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way:
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