chimera

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  • But, my dear child, what do you mean to do with these chimeras of reason? Cited from Life, Leter, and Philosophy of Ninon de L'Enclos, Robinson and Overton
  • When they enter the tower, they meet a city and human-like Chimeras.
  • Above the gate's side entrance, a stone chimera has also been placed.
  • Tom provides cover for the soldier as several Chimera lay out heavy fire.
  • It may prove to be a chimera being composed of material from several different animals.
  • Money will be but a mere chimera, it would be love's labor lost! Cited from The Red Conspiracy, by Joseph J. Mereto
  • I hope neither you nor I will ever happen to meet a Chimera. Cited from Journeys Through Bookland V2, Charles H. Sylvester
  • Due to its appearance, it is sometimes referred to as a Japanese chimera.
  • No such foundation has been set for chimera research regulation in the US.
  • He was still fighting his chimeras, it seemed, and fighting them successfully. Cited from Halcyone, by Elinor Glyn
  • Either knowledge of reality is complete knowledge, or else it is a chimera. Cited from Browning as a Philosophical and Religious Teacher, by Henry Jones
  • Nothing is so long-lived as a chimera, nothing so difficult to lay as a ghost. Cited from Vanishing Roads and Other Essays, by Richard Le Gallienne
  • While a Chimera is powerful against infantry, its major purpose is to directly attack the enemy keep.
  • Answer: Real things and chimeras are both ideas and therefore exist in the mind.
  • Probably so that you can feel really keenly what you've left for a chimera. Cited from The Road to Damascus, by August Strindberg
  • He has conjured up every chimera against the marriage of a literary man. Cited from Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3), by Isaac D'Israeli
  • Then some of his wise men told him of the terrible chimera that was in the west of his kingdom. Cited from Classic Myths, by Retold by Mary Catherine Judd
  • He tried to cheer her with words of hope that he knew were but chimeras. Cited from El Dorado, by Baroness Orczy [More Pimpernel]
  • Originally it indicated a possible chimera composed of several different animals.
  • The same reason may also be alleged for chimeras and the rest. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 5 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
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Meaning of chimera

  • noun (greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of typhon
  • noun A grotesque product of the imagination