Vanquishing world child hunger and starvation might only be a chimera.
From this point a large area of open water was seen which was believed to be an "open Polar Sea," a chimera which played an important and delusive role in subsequent explorations.
Although she is quite ambitious about world peace, it's likely a chimera of an ideal.
The economic system that he so highly values is a chimera.
The chimera is a mysterious mythical creature, only a fable.
Chimera has come to describe any being with split personalities or features, much like the mythical creature.
visualize in any way at all what this chimera would be like?
Can you visualize in any way at all what this chimera would be like?
The ancient hero Bellerophon saved the day by slaying the chimera.
The fearsome chimera is my favorite mythical creature.
In the Proposals for an Economical and Secure Currency (1816) he first disposes of the chimera of a currency without a specific standard, and pronounces in favour of a single metal, with a preference for silver, as the standard.
Nearby is an interesting modern sculpture of the mythical beast called a chimera.
Talleyrand arrived in London on the 24th of January 1792, and found public opinion so far friendly that he wrote off to Paris, "Believe me, a rapprochement with England is no chimera."
His personal chimera would be to be the CEO of his company.
The thing I kept seeing out of the corner of my eye turned out to be a mere chimera.
You play US Army Ranger Sgt Nathan Hale who is fighting alongside British troops to try and stop the Chimera from destroying what's left of humanity.
Prepare to view an alternate history where World War II never occurred and an alien force (called the Chimera) wiped out the majority of Asia and Europe.
Instead, an alien species known as the Chimera have invaded our planet, easily taking over nation after nation, sweeping eastward from their initial landing point in Russia.
Taking on the role of American Sergeant Nathan Hale, you lead a troop of soldiers who must do battle against the increasingly aggressive (and intelligent) Chimera.
The alliance with the Mongols remained, from the first to the last, something of a chimera; and the last visionary hope vanished when the Mongols finally embraced Mahommedanism, as, by the end of the 14th century, they had almost universally done.
that germ-free air did not initiate putrefaction, and that accordingly "spontaneous generation" as ordinarily understood was a chimera (1875-1876).
Thus the notion of natural unregulated egoism turns out to be a psychological chimera.
A key feature of the procedure is to make interspecific chimera recombinant viruses.
The EPA, for example, continues to pursue the chimera of radon in the home.
As I groped out the door, and knocked at it hesitatingly, I felt that last idea to be a mere chimera.
full-blooded socialism is a chimera that never made it into any Labor government.
He examined the yeasts under the microscope, and at once saw that the globules from the sound beer were nearly spherical, whilst those from the sour beer were elongated; and this led him to a discovery, the consequences of which have revolutionized chemical as well as biological science, inasmuch as it was the beginning of that wonderful series of experimental researches in which he proved conclusively that the notion of spontaneous generation is a chimera.
The Chimera are highly advanced soldiers and they will not hesitate to blow your head off!
An alien race known as the Chimera has wiped out most of Asia and Europe during the early 20th century.
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