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imagination

[L. imago, likeness]
The formation of mental images of things, persons, or situations that are wholly or partially different from those previously known or experienced.
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With an imaginative staging of lights and oversized shadows, the artist invites the audience to enter her unique world where forks become threatening trees and a toast rack creates the large alley of a mall.
He proves to be a likable and imaginative eccentric with a quirky sense of humor, and his quest to make sense of life is engaging.
And it works best when you walk and pose in a fresh, imaginative and expressive fashion too, see below.
Whether it's the way you swipe from screen to screen or simply how you hold your device, it's always amazing to witness these imaginative little mimics you've created!
Critique: Simply stated, "Imaginative Card Play" is a 'must read' for any and all dedicated card players.
Newcastle-based Hall said she hoped her business would not only give her more control over her working life but help children develop their imaginative skills.
Fantasy play can be viewed as combining physical reality with children's imaginative world.
Imaginative ideas of the university are in short supply, whereas there are many ideas of the university quite close at hand, characterized by an imaginative thinness.
BeginAgain makes quality, no-frills toys that are meant to hold up under use and encourage imaginative play.
What interests me is the potential for imaginative works to be made available to many people in this way."
This beautiful picture book depicts the imaginative play of a small boy and girl and their dog on a rainy day wherein they use a pair of red rubber overshoes (galoshes) to enrich their games.
Summary: Zac Efron revealed his top dating tip was to "do something imaginative like take them to the beach".