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visionary
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible;
or: a person with unusual powers of foresight;
or: not practical or realizable; speculative
  • So powerful were these visionary considerations in my boyish mind, that I seem, according to my present way of thinking, to have left school without natural regret.
    Chapters 19-21 (1% in)
  • I parted from them at the wicket-gate, where visionary Strap had rested with Roderick Random's knapsack in the days of yore; and, instead of going straight back, walked a little distance on the road to Lowestoft.
    Chapters 31-33 (5% in)
  • There are the names, in the sweet old visionary connexion, David Copperfield and Dora Spenlow; and there, in the corner, is that Parental Institution, the Stamp Office, which is so benignantly interested in the various transactions of human life, looking down upon our Union; and there is the Archbishop of Canterbury invoking a blessing on us in print, and doing it as cheap as could possibly be expected.
    Chapters 43-45 (7% in)

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