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whim
used in Summer Pleasures

4 uses
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Definition
a sudden desire that arises without any logical explanation
  • So far, she'd allowed him to set the rules and change them at his whim.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (18% in)
  • It seemed she would always choose the practical even if she had a whim for the fanciful.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (45% in)
  • She hadn't believed...not truly believed...that it would be possible for her to sit down, hour after hour, and finish a book she'd begun on a whim so long ago.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (41% in)
  • Some husbands," she continued as she walked back to the camera set on a tripod, "would cater to their wife's every whim when she's in my delicate condition."
    Epilogue (64% in)

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