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wistful
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Oliver Twist
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  • He looked, wistfully, into their faces, one by one when they passed out, as though to see which way the greater number leant; but that was fruitless.
  • The dog sat at the bedside: now eyeing his master with a wistful look, and now pricking his ears, and uttering a low growl as some noise in the street, or in the lower part of the house, attracted his attention.

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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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