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Synonyms for chimera
kɪˈmɪər ə, kaɪ-chimera

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  1. chimeranoun

    (usually chimaera) A cartilaginous marine fish in the subclass Holocephali and especially the order Chimaeriformes, with a blunt snout, long tail, and a spine before the first dorsal fin.

    ratfish, rabbitfish, ghost shark

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chimera, Chimaeranoun

    (Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon


  2. chimera, chimaeranoun

    a grotesque product of the imagination


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chimeranoun

    illusion, hallucination, delusion, fantasy, phantom, dream, idle fancy, creature of the imagination

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chimeranoun

    delusion, phantom, hallucination, illusion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "chimera":

    figment, fantasy, illusion

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  1. Robert Raben:

    Justice Stephen Breyer may pine for a time that never was -- a fantasy era when judicial selection wasn't political, that's a chimera, and we on the left need to accept the fact that if you're assigned a bill number and marked up in a committee, it's Supreme Court confirmation politics.

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