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whim
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Bleak House
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  • —when he feigned to say this slightly, as if it were a whim instead of a thoughtful tenderness.
  • He is on his last march, miss, and has a whim to see her.

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  • They flew to Paris on a whim.
  • This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim.
    James Reston

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