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wistful
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I ordered him to set me down, and lifting up one of my sashes, cast many a wistful melancholy look towards the sea.

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  • Sitting in her wheelchair, she looked wistfully at the dancers.
  • I could see them smiling wistfully at us.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember

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