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

  Revery \Rev"er*y\, n.
     Same as Reverie.
     [1913 Webster]

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: an abstracted state of absorption [syn: reverie,
      2: absentminded dreaming while awake [syn: reverie, revery,
         daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle
         in the air, castle in Spain]

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