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But such primitive and fanciful ideas are just the skin on top of hot milk.Putin’s Dream of Empire Doesn’t Stop at Crimea, Or Even Ukraine|Oleg Shynkarenko|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The characters struck me as fanciful, and the plot was contrived.Of Sin and College: Robert Stone’s ‘Death of a Black-Haired Girl’|Tom LeClair|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Expect some fanciful linguistic contortions when asked whether or not this is, in fact, a “coup?”
The fanciful assertion that nation states lessen it is unlikely to convince a Russian or Chinese dissident, or Tibetan.Savaging Primitives: Why Jared Diamond’s ‘The World Until Yesterday’ Is Completely Wrong|Stephen Corry|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was afraid to tell my story directly, wanted to couch it in a fanciful (and imitative) yarn of sex and intrigue.‘Miracle Boy Grows Up’: Ben Mattlin Speaks to Jay McInerney|Jay McInerney|December 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There was a fanciful suggestion of the eavesdropper about the creature; his attitude was almost furtive.The Hound From The North|Ridgwell Cullum
We have not time or inclination to indulge in fanciful troubles until we have got rid of our real misfortunes.Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow|Jerome K. Jerome
I am fanciful,' he added, looking hard at Herrick, 'and I take fads.The Ebb-Tide|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
And if in so reading they seem clear and connected, fanciful and far-drawn interpretations will not be adopted.
He understood the meaning that ran beneath the unconscious extravagance of her fanciful and impassioned language.Folle-Farine|Ouida