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- adj. Alternative spelling of phantasmal.
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There was no break or falter in the rhythm of his oars; he might have been a fantasmal oarsman, rowing her across the dark lake of Death.
Over all, like a fantasmal mirage, he saw the dark, triumphant face of Prince Arpello of Pellia.
Over all, like a fantasmal picture, he saw the dark, triumphant face of Prince Arpello of Pellia.
To grasp the shadowy and fantasmal form of a book, to hold it fast, to turn it over and survey it at leisure -- that is the effort of a critic of books, and it is perpetually defeated.
The reader feels that the wild, fantasmal imagery is in itself a kind of language, and that it in some way expresses a brooding thought or passion, the terror and despair of a lost soul.
I spoke of the ever-varying patterns in the optical field; these, under some slight functional change, may become more consciously present, and be interpreted into fantasmal appearances.
-- it is not in this world; belongs not to this Fifth Race; but is more ancient, fantasmal, and portentous.