phantasmagorical

phantasmagoric

[fan-taz-muh-gawr-ik, -gor-]
adjective
1.
having a fantastic or deceptive appearance, as something in a dream or created by the imagination.
2.
having the appearance of an optical illusion, especially one produced by a magic lantern.
3.
changing or shifting, as a scene made up of many elements.
Also, phantasmagorical.
Sometimes, phantasmagorial.

phantasmagorically, adverb
phantasmagorially, phantasmagorianly, adverb
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phantasmagoria or phantasmagory (ˌfæntæzməˈɡɔːrɪə, fænˈtæzməɡərɪ)
 
n
1.  psychol a shifting medley of real or imagined figures, as in a dream
2.  films a sequence of pictures made to vary in size rapidly while remaining in focus
3.  rare a shifting scene composed of different elements
 
[C19: probably from French fantasmagorie production of phantasms, from phantasm + -agorie, perhaps from Greek ageirein to gather together]
 
phantasmagory or phantasmagory
 
n
 
[C19: probably from French fantasmagorie production of phantasms, from phantasm + -agorie, perhaps from Greek ageirein to gather together]
 
phantasmagoric or phantasmagory
 
adj
 
phantasma'gorical or phantasmagory
 
adj
 
phantasma'gorically or phantasmagory
 
adv

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