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imaginary

Maths involving or containing imaginary numbers. The imaginary part of a complex number, z, is usually written Imz
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It was pretty interesting to imagine things about them--to imagine that perhaps the girl who sat next to you was really the daughter of a belted earl, who had been stolen away from her parents in her infancy by a cruel nurse who died before she could confess.
I've never seen one, but I can imagine what she would look like.
replied my Husband in a most nobly contemptuous Manner) and dost thou then imagine that there is no other support for an exalted mind (such as is my Laura's) than the mean and indelicate employment of Eating and Drinking?
Altho' Lady Dorothea's visit was nominally to Philippa and Augusta, yet I have some reason to imagine that (acquainted with the Marriage and arrival of Edward) to see me was a principal motive to it.
Where the fellow had gone, and why, we could not imagine.
And I could not imagine a human being so blinded by cupidity as to sell poison to such an atrocious creature.
For, if you reflect a moment, you will see that, while it is easy to choose what virtues we would have our wife possess, it is all but impossible to imagine those faults we would desire in her, which I think most lovers would admit add piquancy to the loved one, that fascinating wayward imperfection which paradoxically makes her perfect.
Besides, by how much the worse man he represented his brother to be, so much the greater would his own offence appear to Allworthy, and so much the greater, he had reason to imagine, would be his resentment.
Not that I imagine he can think I have been encouraging him hitherto.
It gives me much pleasure to imagine that several successive governors of Massachusetts sat in it at the council board.
But, Grandfather," interposed Charley, who was a matter-of-fact little person, "what reason have you, to imagine so?
As I happened to have been in a remarkably sound and refreshing slumber, I could not imagine why the information had not been deferred until morning, indeed, I felt very much inclined to fly into a passion and box my valet's ears; but on second thoughts I got quietly up, and on going outside the house was not a little interested by the moving illumination which I beheld.