The fanciful assertion that nation states lessen it is unlikely to convince a Russian or Chinese dissident, or Tibetan.
I was afraid to tell my story directly, wanted to couch it in a fanciful (and imitative) yarn of sex and intrigue.
So the idea that Murdoch is getting out of newspapers is fanciful, spread by those who wish it were so.
I mentioned to Doctorow that I particularly enjoyed this fanciful invention on his part.
Beyond the psychological underpinnings, there are also pure design reasons for the fanciful footwear.
And here and on this wise let my fanciful tale about letters and teachers of letters come to an end.
The thing was incomprehensible to Tip, and altogether a fanciful notion.
There is current, in some parts of Germany, a fanciful superstition concerning the Stille Volke, or silent people.
He did not like to offer her money, but a pretty, fanciful idea occurred to him.
fanciful, metaphorical, or far-fetched interpretations are never applied to the words of a will.