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chimera
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The Idiot
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  • It would have been inconsistent with her character if in these visits she had been pursuing a chimera; her project was not chimerical at all; she was building on a firm basis—on her knowledge of the character of the Epanchin family, especially Aglaya, whom she studied closely.
  • It would have been inconsistent with her character if in these visits she had been pursuing a chimera; her project was not chimerical at all; she was building on a firm basis—on her knowledge of the character of the Epanchin family, especially Aglaya, whom she studied closely.

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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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