I was afraid to tell my story directly, wanted to couch it in a fanciful (and imitative) yarn of sex and intrigue.
So the idea that Murdoch is getting out of newspapers is fanciful, spread by those who wish it were so.
But such primitive and fanciful ideas are just the skin on top of hot milk.
Beyond the psychological underpinnings, there are also pure design reasons for the fanciful footwear.
I mentioned to Doctorow that I particularly enjoyed this fanciful invention on his part.
And here and on this wise let my fanciful tale about letters and teachers of letters come to an end.
But there were yet other theoretical or fanciful obstacles in the way.
There is current, in some parts of Germany, a fanciful superstition concerning the Stille Volke, or silent people.
And then all about were the coconut trees, as fanciful as women, and as vain.
fanciful, metaphorical, or far-fetched interpretations are never applied to the words of a will.