Definition of fantasize
- doing things I'd fantasized about in my sheltered childhood
- —Diane Arbus
- likes to fantasize herself as very wealthy
She fantasized that she had won a million dollars.
all those lottery players fantasizing themselves as living in extravagant luxury
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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