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1‘the imaginary world of the novel’
unreal, non-existent, fictional, fictitious, pretend, make-believe, mythical, mythological, legendary, storybook, fanciful, fantastic
made-up, dreamed-up, invented, concocted, fabricated, fancied, the product of someone's imagination
illusory, illusive, figmental, hallucinatory, phantasmal, phantasmic, a figment of someone's imagination
dreamy, dreamlike, shadowy, unsubstantial, chimerical, ethereal
virtual, notional, hypothetical, theoretical
assumed, supposed, suppositious
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