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fancy

in the name of canary breeds, refers to a special, cultivated show type of bird, rather than the ordinary type. In dog and cat circles, it refers to the entire following of breeders, owners and admirers.
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And in an unconvincing sequence that shifts the film from the realm of the fancifully acceptable to the thoroughly implausible, she expresses musical solidarity on-air with some striking transportation workers in a way that ought to get her fired but instead leads to a professional opportunity that tests her newfound awareness just as Jack's prophesied deadline arrives.
Indicating how widely -- and fancifully -- the government is casting its net, the cultural ministry late last year approached Martin Scorsese about taking on the job and is believed to have made a similar offer to Francis Ford Coppola.
In "The Secret Garden," you don't just wait for Anthony Ward's sliding, Perspex-paneled set to bloom, which it does far less fancifully than Heidi Ettinger's somewhat overdesigned Broadway original.
There are also pralines at the end of the meal, which was fancifully presented in chocolate arc accented with a chocolate butterfly.
Branagh is expected to both direct and reprise his role as the fancifully mustachioed lead character Detective Hercule Poirot in "Death on the Nile," another mystery based on an Agatha Christie novel, which screenwriter Michael Green will return to adapt.
Greenland still offers him silence in which to meditate on the way time makes its mark on human lives as well as on the landscape: he fancifully calls Earth a "manuscript" that documents the course of evolution.
This wasn't to extricate themselves from the EU, that he rather fancifully suggests is reminiscent of the old USSR, but rather in response to apparent but unproven unchecked immigration increases.
However brief their stay may be, the locals among a crowd of 51,795 left St James' Park in jubilant mood after witnessing a third successive league win and perhaps dreaming, albeit fancifully, of the days when the club once mixed it with Europe's aristocrats.
Summary: The fancifully christened Maradona Indian Football School was slated to come up over 53 acres in a small town near Kolkata
He makes only handcrafted men's shoes of cowhide, though he has done alligator skin-and only custom-built shoes, upon order, or what's now fancifully called bespoke.
5 million off the original $18 million ask of his newly refurbished estate in Beverly Hills; nonagenarian "Scarface" and "Dog Day Afternoon" director Martin Bregman recently whacked two million dollars off the original $10 million price of his 4,000-square-foot New York City apartment; and the price tag of the fancifully contemporary Palm Desert hideaway of late talent manager and film producer Jerry Weintraub was toppled in one fell swoop from $16.
YOUR perambulating pensioner was flat-footing home from an expedition to The Pyramids, Birkenhead's fancifully named shopping centre.