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whimsical
used in To the Lighthouse

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Definition
playful, amusing, or impulsive rather than seriously rational
  • Then, looking up, as her husband passed her once more, she was relieved to find that the ruin was veiled; domesticity triumphed; custom crooned its soothing rhythm, so that when stopping deliberately, as his turn came round again, at the window he bent quizzically and whimsically to tickle James's bare calf with a sprig of something, she twitted him for having dispatched "that poor young man," Charles Tansley.
    1 — The Window (23% in)

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