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Fantasticate


Fantasticate

(fan-TAS-ti-kayt)

Verb:

-To make (something) seem fanciful or fantastic.

From fantastic “existing only in imagination” from Middle French fantastique (14c.), from Medieval Latin fantasticus, from Late Latin phantasticus "imaginary," from Greek phantastikos "able to imagine," from phantazein "make visible" (middle voice phantazesthai "picture to oneself”).

First used: 1936

Used in a sentence:

“Your obvious attempts to fantasticate the events will not get you out of this investigation.”

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