flight of imagination

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flight of imagination

An imaginative but unrealistic idea. No one took his campaign for office seriously because his proposed solutions to problems were filled with flights of imagination.
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"Far from that, adorable young lady; but, that poetry, and eloquence, and flights of imagination, seem well applied.
As a result Diana had abstained from any further imitative flights of imagination and did not think it prudent to cultivate a spirit of belief even in harmless dryads.
Starworld's flights of imagination are amusing, but the story's heart lies in its characters' very real teenage world, in which wild parties, academic expectations, and pressure from peers and parents are always present.
Bureaucracy is a shackle used to drag the Wraiths down and subdue flights of imagination, but some still possess the power of storytelling.
LAHORE:A collection of 35 paintings on silk and paper, Mariam Saeedullah's exhibition, 'Flights of Imagination,' at Clifton Art Gallery, Karachi, is aptly named.
The secret of success has always owed (much) more to solid practicalities than fancy flights of imagination. Not for a CR-V owner the blandishments of catwalk style and fancy features.
A tender romance between Kali and Griffin is the thread allowing readers to follow extreme flights of imagination and intricate adventures to the novel's satisfying conclusion.
To it you resort, whether you profess it or not, to widen your horizon, to make your approach more holistic, to facilitate your flights of imagination, to foresee the trajectory of events and developments, and to help you to straighten the curves in your ongoing life.
Writing on Save Rhiwbina Library blog, he said: "Growing up in Rhiwbina, the library was a priceless gateway to worlds of knowledge, adventure and flights of imagination.
Edward's flights of imagination begin on the nursery level with visions of fairy-tale witches and giants and ogres.
He helped expand the magic of film to include flights of imagination never before tried.
Nelk's own flights of imagination coherently link Lotman's literal and intellectual trajectories: Lotman's early investigations of insects inform his insights into socio-cultural intercourse.
Whereas Lacassagne always acted in step with his advice to "avoid hasty theories and hold yourself back from flights of imagination" (p.
In addition to creating rapturous flights of imagination like what Magee described in "High Flight," the aircraft symbolize the gallant efforts of the men and women who designed and built them and the ground and air crews who maintained and flew them.