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imagine

verb apprehend, assume, believe, compose, conceive, conclude, conjure, conjure up, contrive, create, deduce, delineate, depict, devise, dream, envision, expect, fabricate, fancy, gather, guess, ideate, improvise, infer, invent, judge, make up, opine, originate, picture, plan, presume, profess, regard, scheme, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect, think, visualize
See also: compose, comprehend, conceive, conjure, contrive, deem, devise, expect, feign, gauge, guess, invent, opine, presuppose, pretend, profess, surmise, suspect, think

TO IMAGINE, Eng. law. In cases of treason the law makes it a crime to imagine the death of the king. In order to complete the offence there must, however, be an overt act the terms compassing and imagining being synonymous. It. has been justly remarked that the words to compass and imagine are too vague for a statute whose penalty affects the life of a subject. Barr. on the Stat. 243, 4. Vide Fiction.

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Imagine that the next day, you are no longer greeted with the president's face, but with those of the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, and his second man Khairat El-Shater, who both hold press conferences defending the president in hiding, while the army builds walls around the Presidential Palace.
Imagine reading about yourself in the papers when the hideous person described bears no relation to who you are.
Imagine then that our government sold them our finest weapons.
Imagine that you could wake up each morning and spend the day doing the things that are the most meaningful and fulfilling to you.
A gig like Imagine Tap seems to come around once per decade, and that's something Grant would like to change.
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Moses helped the Hebrews imagine a free land flowing with milk and honey, a place where there would be no slaves or poor.
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But what the Philosopher denies from infinity is the existence of something that does not have an end in an infinite time, as we cannot imagine a day that is not preceded by a yesterday or a chicken that is not preceded by an egg, ad infinitum.
Similarly, if students anxiously imagine themselves making mistakes in performance, they may be setting themselves up for failure.
The huge outpouring of reactions to the nine plans on the website mirrored much of what we heard from participants at our public workshops earlier this month," said Holly Leichet, director of Imagine New York.
Imagine knowing the technology you've invested in is built on the most solid experience in the world.