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Definitions of fabulous:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Not true or real; mythical.

part of speech: adjective

The fabulous age of a country is that period in its early history of which the accounts are mostly history of which the accounts are mostly mythical or legendary, recording chiefly the fabulous achievements of heroes; as, the fabulous age of Greece and Rome.

part of speech: adjective

Full of fables, pretended or feigned; fictitious.

part of speech: adjective

Feigned as a story; devised; fictitious; invented; not real; exceeding the bounds of probability or reason; as, a fabulous story; a fabulous description; a fabulous hero; the fabulous exploits of Hercules; that can hardly be received as truth; incredible; as, the picture was sold at a fabulous price; " He found that the waste of the servants hall was almost fabulous."- Macaulay.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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