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wistful
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Huckleberry viewed it wistfully.
  • And then it was discomforting to see Huck eying Joe’s preparations so wistfully, and keeping up such an ominous silence.
  • "Would you, Tom?" said Aunt Polly, her face lighting wistfully.
  • Presently she gave over skylarking, and moved irresolutely about, sighing once or twice and glancing furtively and wistfully toward Tom.

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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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