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 for daydream
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daydream \Day"dream`\ (-dr[=e]m`), n.
     A vain fancy speculation; a reverie; a castle in the air;
     unfounded hope.
     [1913 Webster]
           Mrs. Lambert's little daydream was over. --Thackeray.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: absentminded dreaming while awake [syn: reverie,
           revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air
           castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain]
      v 1: have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy [syn: dream,
           daydream, woolgather, stargaze]
      2: have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake; "She looked
         out the window, daydreaming" [syn: daydream, moon]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "daydream":
     Walter Mitty, absence of mind, absentmindedness, absorption,
     abstractedness, abstraction, airy nothing, autism, bad dream,
     be absent, bemusement, brown study, bubble, castle-building,
     chimera, conceiving, daydreamer, daydreaming, deception,
     deluded belief, delusion, depth of thought, dereism, divagate,
     dream, dream of, dream vision, dreaming, dreamland, dreamworld,
     engrossment, false belief, fantasy, fantasying, fit of abstraction,
     freak out, go woolgathering, ignis fatuus, illusion, imagination,
     imagining, incubus, misbelief, misconception, moon, mooning,
     moonraking, muse, musefulness, musing, muted ecstasy, nightmare,
     nostalgia, phantasm, pipe dream, pipe-dream, pipe-dreaming,
     preoccupation, reverie, self-deceit, self-deception, self-delusion,
     stargaze, stargazing, stray, study, trance, trick, trip, vapor,
     vision, wander, wishful thinking, wishfulness, wistful eye,
     wistfulness, woolgathering, wrong impression, yearnfulness

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