How About Some Vocabulary For Today

Good day to all! It is still raining outside. The plants, trees and flowers in our garden are happy having the rain pouring on them for the first time during the spring season. It has been a long time that I was not able to share some vocabulary..How about one for today. I also need it sometimes because even I know some English, some words are still strange for me! let’s learn and have fun! here it is..

chimerical ky-MER-ih-kuhl; -MIR-; kih- (adjective) – 1 : Merely imaginary; produced by or as if by a wildly fanciful imagination; fantastic; improbable or unrealistic. 2 : Given to or indulging in unrealistic fantasies or fantastic schemes.

“…At the same time he could not believe that that trove, supposing it had ever existed, still existed, and though he considered the treasure as by no means chimerical, he believed it was no longer there.” — Alexandre Dumas, ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’

Chimerical is ultimately derived from Greek khimaira, “she-goat” or “chimera,” which in Greek mythology was a monster having the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon.


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