Weena I had resolved to bring with me to our own time. And turning such schemes over in my mind I pursued our way towards the building which my fancy had chosen as our dwelling. (The Time Machine – H. G. Wells) [FONT=&]3 idea [FONT=&] [ countable [FONT=&]] [/FONT][/FONT]old-fashioned an idea or opinion that is not based on fact [FONT=&]: [/FONT]Oh, that was just a fancy of his. [/FONT][FONT=&]4 imagination [FONT=&] [ uncountable [FONT=&]] [/FONT][/FONT]literary imagination or something that you imagine [FONT=&] → flight of fancy [FONT=&] at flight [FONT=&]( 6 [FONT=&]) [/FONT][/FONT][/FONT][/FONT] [/FONT](Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English) Is any of these definitions appropriate? I was wondering which word I could use to replace "fancy". Could I use "imagination"? What do you think? Thank you in advance.