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wistful
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Heart of Darkness
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  • ’I was on the threshold of great things,’ he pleaded, in a voice of longing, with a wistfulness of tone that made my blood run cold.
  • He kept on looking out past me with fiery, longing eyes, with a mingled expression of wistfulness and hate.

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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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