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whim
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
a sudden desire that arises without any logical explanation
  • The family cannot be broken up by a whim, a caprice, or even by the sin of one of the partners in the marriage, and our life must go on as it has done in the past.
    Part Three (40% in)
  • There was, as it were, a continual beginning, a preparation of the musical expression of some feeling, but it fell to pieces again directly, breaking into new musical motives, or simply nothing but the whims of the composer, exceedingly complex but disconnected sounds.
    Part Seven (15% in)

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