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whim
used in David Copperfield

5 uses
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Definition a sudden desire that arises without any logical explanation
  • Wild and full of childish whims as Em'ly was, she was more of a little woman than I had supposed.
    Chapters 10-12 (21% in)
  • Only be a loving child to me in my age, and bear with my whims and fancies; and you will do more for an old woman whose prime of life was not so happy or conciliating as it might have been, than ever that old woman did for you.'
    Chapters 22-24 (63% in)
  • Let him put away his whim now, and he is welcome back.
    Chapters 31-33 (54% in)
  • Indeed, my dear, it's not a whim.
    Chapters 52-54 (58% in)
  • Their pride in these girls, and their submission of themselves to all their whims, was the pleasantest little testimony to their own worth I could have desired to see.
    Chapters 58-60 (51% in)

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