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1. phantasmagoria

a constantly changing medley of real or imagined images (as in a dream)

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see synonyms of phantasmagoria
1. psychology
a shifting medley of real or imagined figures, as in a dream
2. cinema
a sequence of pictures made to vary in size rapidly while remaining in focus
3. rare
a shifting scene composed of different elements

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see synonyms of phantasmagoria
an early type of magic-lantern show consisting of various optical illusions in which objects rapidly change size, blend into one another, etc.
a rapidly changing series of things seen or imagined, as the figures or events of a dream
any rapidly changing scene

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see synonyms of phantasmagoria
n. pl. phan·tas·ma·go·ri·as also phan·tas·ma·go·ries
a. A fantastic sequence of haphazardly associative imagery, as seen in dreams or fever.
b. A constantly changing scene composed of numerous elements.
2. Fantastic imagery as represented in art.

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