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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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The mind fantasizes because it is fun, liberating, and gives the ego a momentary boost.
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"This is one of those jobs that everybody fantasizes about but that you don't imagine you'll ever actually get."
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