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Another word for pipe dream

  1. A fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

      1. An illusory hope:
      2. A similar arc or band, as one produced by a prism or by iridescence.
      3. An arc or ring containing the colors of the spectrum in consecutive bands, formed in the sky by the refraction, reflection, and dispersion of light in rain or fog
      1. A fine transparent net fabric, used for dresses or trimmings.
      2. A trick, as one designed or performed by a stage magician, appearing to defy ordinary physical laws
      3. Something that is erroneously perceived or construed:
      1. Something, such as an invention, that is a creation of the fancy.
      2. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
      3. A work of fiction portraying highly characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
      1. A state of abstraction; a trance:
      2. Anything so lovely, charming, transitory, etc. as to seem dreamlike
      3. A wild fancy or unrealistic hope:
      1. An organism, organ, or part consisting of two or more tissues of different genetic composition, produced as a result of organ transplant, grafting, or genetic engineering.
      2. An impossible or foolish fancy
      3. (Gr. Myth., proper) A fire-breathing monster, usually represented as having a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail
      1. An imaginary scheme not likely to be realized; daydream
      1. A usually oval outline, as on a ballot or a standardized test form, intended to be filled in using a pencil or pen.
      2. Something light or effervescent:
      3. A rounded or irregularly shaped outline containing the words that a character in a cartoon is represented to be saying.
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