Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of reverie.
  • n. Plural form of revery.

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Examples

  • The effect is never disorienting, thanks to Allen Lee Hughes's resonant lighting design, which helps distinguish flashbacks and reveries from the main narrative.

    Theater review of 'Locomotion' at the Kennedy Center Family Theater

  • Writing Mata Hari in short reveries was just a natural progression that developed from my fascination with the short form.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Hour after hour did I sit on the forward guards, waiting for the rising of the moon, and lost in reveries suggested by the occasion.

    The Civil War in America

  • It must have been that spot, because I still recall the reveries where I inflicted revenge, earning the awe and respect of all.

    Friday, Aug. 14 – The Bleat.

  • The music and our reveries were alike abruptly banished by a sharp blow upon the door.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • I pause, again breathless, to trace, with renewed delight, sentiments which entranced me, when, turning my humid eyes from the expanse below to the vault above, my sight pierced the fleecy clouds that softened the azure brightness; and imperceptibly recalling the reveries of childhood, I bowed before the awful throne of my Creator, whilst I rested on its footstool.

    Letters on Sweden, Norway, and Denmark

  • With these kind of reveries I used often to entertain myself, and shorten the time till my return; and now, being as in my original free African state, I embarked on board the Nancy, after having got all things ready for our voyage.

    The Life of Olaudah Equiano Or Gustavus Vassa The African

  • Whatever may be Homer's originality, Virgil (fee p. 1 1 3.) * certa»nly does not deferve the title oi robber 5 nor how - ever whimfical and full of 'reveries' Father Hardouin may have teen, is he to Be charged with ignorance.

    The Monthly Review

  • Part video installations and part architectural models, their past works have been utterly engrossing cross-associational reveries.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Realism insists that moral considerations and reveries about “international law” or permanent peace are not only utopian but dangerous.

    What Would Wilson Do?

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