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Sample sentences for the GRE study word chimerical

chimerical can be used as a adj

1.He fell back from chimerical terrors to real terrors. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.A chimerical reality appears in the indistinct depths. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.The theories which I have expressed there, and which appear to you to be so chimerical are really extremely practical--so practical that I depend upon them for my bread and cheese.. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
4.Parted lovers beguile absence by a thousand chimerical devices, which possess, however, a reality of their own. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.A marriage should be royal and chimerical it should promenade its ceremony from the cathedral of Rheims to the pagoda of Chanteloup. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Such a speculation, can, at worst, be regarded but as a new Utopia, less amusing, certainly, but no more useless and chimerical than the old one. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.It was joy, splendor, riches, happiness, which appeared in a sort of chimerical halo to that unhappy little being so profoundly engulfed in gloomy and chilly misery. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.The first adventurers of all the other nations of Europe who attempted to make settlements in America, were animated by the like chimerical views but they were not equally successful. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
9."There might be," said Pococurante, "if only one of those rakers of rubbish had shown how to make pins but in all these volumes there is nothing but chimerical systems, and not a single useful thing.. - from Candide by Voltaire

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