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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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Former soldiers took to military websites to voice their disgust after the Record exposed Woods as a Walter Mitty fantasist who doctored a real Para's picture to bolster his claims.
I was called a liar and a fantasist," she recalled.
He turns to the French psychoanalytic school, particularly the work of Julia Kristeva on the relationship between the matricide and suicide, to provide a framework for reading the manner in which the fantasists come to terms with the death of the mother as well as their own relationship to death in their works.
Some postdate Tolkien's book--Tolkien and Tolkienesque, for example, which have been used to describe his work and that of other modern fantasists, and which convey a pretty precise meaning for those who've read and enjoyed even The Hobbit.
Peretz is deeply involved with the neocon fantasists who came up with the war in Iraq.
When the conservative firebrand David Horowitz began thumping the tub for his Academic Bill of Rights, which would require professors to respect "a diversity of approaches to unsettled questions," he waged an energetic preemptive campaign against skeptics who worried that creationists, Holocaust deniers, flat earthers, and other fantasists might use such a law as a weapon.
Far from being innate semioticians gliding easily from benday dots to the rhetoric of celebrity iconography, they prove to be a group of fantasists living in the sour, dark world of post--World War II Britain and wishing they were elsewhere.
They would simply declare the subject unbroachable away from the dark, fetid corners where drooling child-sex fantasists huddle.
But Gaiman knows what all the best fantasists know: The impossible is sometimes the best way to illuminate certain out-of-the-way crannies in the human soul, as he does here to heartbreaking effect.
It's attracted claimants from across the world, ranging from the credible to the fantasists.
They were criminals, they were fantasists," he insisted.
but about keeping bridal fantasists off your back for a year or two.