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fantastic

variants: also fantastical

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1 conceived or made without regard for reason or reality
  • a fantastic scheme for getting rich quick
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off the wall [slang]

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2 excitingly or mysteriously unusual
  • To European explorers, the Far East was a fantastic land filled with unimaginable riches.
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fantastic, bizarre, grotesque mean conceived, made, or carried out without adherence to truth or reality. fantastic may connote extravagance in conception or ingenuity of decorative invention.
    • dreamed up fantastic rumors
bizarre applies to the sensationally strange and implies violence of contrast or incongruity of combination.
    • a bizarre medieval castle in the heart of a modern city
grotesque may apply to what is conventionally ugly but artistically effective or it may connote ludicrous awkwardness or incongruity often with sinister or tragic overtones.
    • grotesque statues on the cathedral
    • though grieving, she made a grotesque attempt at a smile

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