CHIMERA in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHIMERA
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chimera
 n.  monster represented as vomiting flames, and as having lion head, goat body, and dragon tail
Classic Sentence:
1  Legends, chimeras, the soul, immortality, paradise, the stars, are provided for them to swallow.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
2  Our chimeras are the things which the most resemble us.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—POVERTY A GOOD NEIGHBOR FOR MISERY
3  He preserved this opinion even after the feast, with the remnants of which he repaired his own long abstinence; but when in the evening he made his master's bed, the chimeras of Planchet faded away.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 7 THE INTERIOR* OF THE MUSKETEERS
4  I was required to exchange chimeras of boundless grandeur for realities of little worth.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
Example Sentence:
1  Now that's an interesting political animal or chimera or whatever.