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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Optical phenomenon that has a mirror like appearance of a quiet lake where none exists.

Usage examples (37)
  • To hear nonexistent voices or see "mirages" risk anyone that receive 316 milligrams of caffeine per day.
  • Perfect control and precise forecasts are mirages.
  • And mirages of black splintering along the gravel.
  • Like mirages these things at a distance seem lovely, for more
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