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wish-fulfilling

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  • "Our show is sweeping and epic and wish-fulfilling," said Orman.

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  • Hot on the heels of the news of Patrick McGoohan's death is the further news that Ricardo Montalban, the Mexican-born actor who became a star in splashy MGM musicals and later as the wish-fulfilling Mr. Roarke in TV's "Fantasy Island," died Wednesday morning at his home, a city councilman said.

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  • Briefly I enjoyed wish-fulfilling fantasies of putting it over just long enough to cause a scandal, with public tears and confessions on Oprah.

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  • May your heart's wishes be soon fulfilled, as completely shining as the bright full moon, as magically as by a wish-fulfilling gem.

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  • While he started out as an interesting creation among a sub-set of humanity bred for extremely long lives, the latter stories Heinlein wrote around him got a little out of hand as Heinlein aged and kept Lazarus on as his very own wish-fulfilling alter ego.

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  • Washington succumbed in unique ways to L.A. celebrity as the wish-fulfilling drama aired from late 2001 through spring 2010.

    Magic and Mayhem

  • Is he merely a wish-fulfilling extension of your own fantasy, not real but important for the sense of safety and security that the “God delusion” gives a needy humanity?

    God Attachment

  • I believe the best they can do is to continue to fall back on anecdotal and wholly impressionistic (mostly media-guided wish-fulfilling pronouncements) which appear, on the surface to have an objective basis in fact, but which, upon careful analysis and examination, is revealed to be embarrassingly hollow, mostly ephemeral, always reversible, and based on the filmiest and softest of evidence.

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  • Ricardo Montalban, the Mexican-born actor who became a star in splashy MGM musicals and later as the wish-fulfilling Mr. Roarke in TV's "Fantasy Island," died Wednesday morning at his home, a city councilman said.

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  • Ricardo Montalban, the Mexican-born actor who became a star in splashy MGM musicals and later the wish-fulfilling Mr. Roarke in TV's ''Fantasy Island,'' died Wednesday morning at his home, a Los Angeles city councilman said.

    Mind Meld

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