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  • n. Plural form of vision.

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Examples

  • Scarcely, however, had he closed his eyes, before visions began to throng his memory, or his fancy (I cannot undertake to indicate the exact spot) —visions so crowded, so incessant, that they quickly banished every idea of sleep.

    Chapter XVII

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  • Neither of these visions is likely to be realized, for reasons familiar to any Best Buy shopper.

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  • I entertain visions of little Tad, who has just turned 3, awaiting his bride at the marriage altar with a large powdered tail quivering aloft.

    Telling Tails

  • The views we get through cubism are solely visions from the eyes, without the magical intervention of the brain; while perspective is better at fooling us, giving us a semblance of the reality our brain creates for us, which is much more comfortable and familiar.

    Borges: Pathways of the (Postmodern) Mind

  • Real (old) Science: Sentient Developments begins a new feature called Yesterday's Tomorrow which looks at future visions from the past.

    April 2009

  • When I obtained my useless Philosophy minor largely under the yoke of so-called historical Jesus "scholar" Marcus Borg, for example, I heard more than once that the Apostles 'original conception of Christ's rising from the dead was of a merely spiritual resurrection, revealed in visions, and that the details of the empty tomb were only added later.

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  • Nam-Bok thought of a combined harvester, and of the machines wherein visions of living men were to be seen, and of the machines from which came the voices of men, and he knew his people could never understand.

    Nam-Bok, the Unveracious

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