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fantasize

(făn′tə-sīz′)
v. fanta·sized, fanta·sizing, fanta·sizes
v.tr.
To portray in the mind; imagine.
v.intr.
To indulge in fantasies.
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Jonathan Walker, defending, said earlier this year: "He's a complete fantasist, but to his credit, he throws everything into it.
Adrian Church wrote: "It is high time that legislation was brought in to halt the increasing trend in these Walter Mitty fantasists peddling their lies and wearing medals that they haven't earned.
But Southwark Crown Court was told their tormentor was in fact just a fantasist who needed money after losing an 8,500-pound deposit on a wedding venue and, unknown to his fiancee, being unable to afford the new venue.
According to Reuters Keen asked him whether he had managed to read any American literature by short story writer James Thurber and whether he had ever encountered someone called Walter Mitty, a fictional fantasist who would make things up just to impress others.
During the trial Strachan was described as a Walter Mitty-style fantasist, whose tissue of lies led his own counsel to describe him as a "twit".
I was called a liar and a fantasist," she recalled.
The film paints a chilling portrait of a murderer and fantasist who, in the space of a year, went from hosting fundraising parties for US President Bill Clinton to being convicted of the murder of 56-year-old Charalambos Christodoulides - a gentle loner known as Bambi - because he unwittingly stood in the way of a London property deal.
A FANTASIST who posed as a war hero wearing another soldiers medals at a Midland Remembrance Day parade is off the hook because of a legal mistake.
Detective Chief Inspector Tim Grattan-Kane last night branded Rycroft, 33, "a fantasist and a cowardly killer".
She told Walleed: "I am satisfied you are a liar and a fantasist.
His latest book, Gig, the Life and Times of a Rock-star Fantasist, is a warm, wryly witty memoir of his years following rock bands and, indeed, forming his own.
The court heard Strachan, from Aberdeen, was a "Walter Mitty" fantasist who liked to claim he was a friend of royals.