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chimera
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Jane Eyre
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  • As I groped out the door, and knocked at it hesitatingly, I felt that last idea to be a mere chimera.
  • During the intervening period I had no time to nurse chimeras; and I believe I was as active and gay as anybody — Adele excepted.

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  • She describes his dream as a political chimera.
  • Flaming serpents, chimaeras, and dragons rose and fell and rose again
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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