Use Fancy Words: chimerical

Use Fancy Words: chimerical #theeverygirl

Fancy word Everygirls should know: Chimerical

Why we chose this fancy word: One young lady was curled up in bed, spending quality time with her latest library book, when she came across a lovely, yet unrecognizable word. She quickly turned to her trusty friend google, and after learning the definition has been slipping it into every conversation she can.

Definition: chimerical (adj.) pronunciation: ki-mer-i-kuhl

  1. unreal; imaginary; visionary: a chimerical terrestrial paradise.
  2. wildly fanciful; highly unrealistic: a chimerical plan.

Use this word in a sentence: Amelia excitedly entered the vacation sweepstakes to Hawaii, no matter how chimerical an idea it appeared to her friends.

Have you been using past fancy words?

pithy = brief or forceful
euphemism=nice way of saying something unpleasant
loquacious = talkative, babbling
osculation = a kiss
resplendent = having a splendid appearance
pedantic = ostentatious in one’s learning
compendium = summary or account of a subject

definition via dictionary.reference.com

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Jessica Durrant #theeverygirl

Jessica Durrant

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