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Fantastic vs. Imagery

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Fantasticadjective

Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.

‘He told fantastic stories of dragons and goblins.’; ‘His fantastic post-college plans had all collapsed within a year of graduation.’; ‘She had a fantastic view of her own importance that none of her colleagues shared.’;

Imagerynoun

The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects.

Fantasticadjective

Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.

‘The events were so fantastic that only the tabloids were willing to print them.’; ‘She entered the lab and stood gaping for a good ten minutes at the fantastic machinery at work all around her.’;

Imagerynoun

Imitation work.

Fantasticadjective

Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; grotesque.

Imagerynoun

Images in general, or en masse.

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Fantasticadjective

Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).

‘"I had a simply fantastic vacation, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!"’;

Imagerynoun

(figuratively) Unreal show; imitation; appearance.

Fantasticnoun

(archaic) A fanciful or whimsical person.

Imagerynoun

The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.

Fantasticadjective

Existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical.

Imagerynoun

Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.

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Fantasticadjective

Having the nature of a phantom; unreal.

Imagerynoun

The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects; imitation work; images in general, or in mass.

‘In those oratories might you seeRich carvings, portraitures, and imagery.’;

Fantasticadjective

Indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a fantastic mistress.

Imagerynoun

Fig.: Unreal show; imitation; appearance.

‘What can thy imagery of sorrow mean?’;

Fantasticadjective

Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque.

‘There at the foot of yonder nodding beech,That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high.’;

Imagerynoun

The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.

‘The imagery of a melancholic fancy.’;

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Fantasticnoun

A person given to fantastic dress, manners, etc.; an eccentric person; a fop.

‘Our fantastics, who, having a fine watch, take all ocasions to draw it out to be seen.’;

Imagerynoun

Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.

‘I wish there may be in this poem any instance of good imagery.’;

Fantasticadjective

ludicrously odd;

‘Hamlet's assumed antic disposition’; ‘fantastic Halloween costumes’; ‘a grotesque reflection in the mirror’;

Imagerynoun

the ability to form mental images of things or events;

‘he could still hear her in his imagination’;

Fantasticadjective

extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers;

‘a fantastic trip to the Orient’; ‘the film was fantastic!’; ‘a howling success’; ‘a marvelous collection of rare books’; ‘had a rattling conversation about politics’; ‘a tremendous achievement’;

Imagerynoun

visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work

‘Tennyson uses imagery to create a lyrical emotion’;

Fantasticadjective

extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish;

‘a fantastic idea of his own importance’;

Imagerynoun

visual symbolism

‘the film's religious imagery’;

Fantasticadjective

existing in fancy only;

‘fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel’;

Imagerynoun

visual images collectively

‘the impact of computer-generated imagery on contemporary art’;

Fantasticadjective

exceedingly or unbelievably great;

‘the bomb did fantastic damage’; ‘Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength’; ‘phenomenal feats of memory’;

Imagery

Part of the figurative language in a literary work, whereby the author uses vivid images to describe a phenomenon

Fantastic

The fantastic (French: le fantastique) is a subgenre of literary works characterized by the ambiguous presentation of seemingly supernatural forces. Bulgarian-French structuralist literary critic Tzvetan Todorov originated the concept, characterizing the fantastic as the hesitation of characters and readers when presented with questions about reality.

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