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fancied [ˈfænsɪd]
1 (imaginary) imaginario; ficticio
Mistrust and uncertainty tempted people with real or fancied grievances to take the law into their own hands Young Alexander Hamilton, for a fancied slight, quit the staff of General George Washington The principle of persecution justified by the paranoia of fancied conspiracies has been a constant in Russian history
2 (Dep) [+horse, runner] favorito
I remember speaking to him after he'd been beaten on three fancied horses at Ascot The Cincinnati Reds defeat the hotly-fancied champions, the Oakland A's, 7-0 He's not what you'd describe as a fancied runner here He ran effortlessly from the front to clock an impressive 45.02 in a heat which saw highly fancied Danny Everett scrape through in fourth place a much fancied possibility
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