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phantasmagoric

[fan-taz-muh-gawr-ik, -gor-] /fænˌtæz məˈgɔr ɪk, -ˈgɒr-/
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.
Related forms
phantasmagorically, adverb
phantasmagorially, phantasmagorianly, adverb
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