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

  Reverie \Rev"er*ie\, Revery \Rev"er*y\, n.; pl. Reveries. [F.
     r['e]verie, fr. r[^e]ver to dream, rave, be light-headed. Cf.
     1. A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing
        or mediation; deep musing; daydream. "Rapt in nameless
        reveries." --Tennyson.
        [1913 Webster]
              When ideas float in our mind without any reflection
              or regard of the understanding, it is that which the
              French call revery, our language has scarce a name
              for it.                               --Locke.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. An extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
              There are infinite reveries and numberless
              extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish
              minds].                               --Addison.
        [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]
      2: an abstracted state of absorption [syn: reverie, revery]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  62 Moby Thesaurus words for "reverie":
     Walter Mitty, absence of mind, absentmindedness, absorption,
     abstractedness, abstraction, amnesia, bad dream, bemusement,
     brown study, castle-building, catalepsy, cataplexy,
     catatonic stupor, close study, concentration, contemplation,
     contemplativeness, daydream, daydreamer, daydreaming, daze,
     deep thought, depth of thought, dream, dream state, dreaming,
     engrossment, fantasy, fantasying, fit of abstraction, fugue,
     fugue state, hypnotic trance, incubus, meditation, melancholy,
     mooning, moonraking, muse, musefulness, musing, muted ecstasy,
     nightmare, pensiveness, pipe dream, pipe-dreaming, preoccupation,
     profound thought, reflectiveness, sleepwalking, somnambulism,
     speculativeness, stargazing, study, stupor, thought,
     thoughtfulness, trance, vision, wistfulness, woolgathering

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