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wistful
used in The Chocolate War

5 uses
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Definition
showing longing or unfulfilled desire
  • He thought wistfully of the guys out on the football field in the sweet fresh wind, tossing the ball around before practice began.
    Chapter 25 (13% in)
wistfully = with longing or unfulfilled desire
  • He listened to it splash dismally below, bidding a wistful farewell to the squandered buck and a quarter.
    Chapter 3 (25% in)
  • Emile smiled at Archie, suddenly wistful.
    Chapter 7 (72% in)
  • Richy gazed at her with wistful lust.
    Chapter 21 (32% in)
  • Looking wistfully at the poster, he pondered the damaged words: Do I dare disturb the universe?
    Chapter 28 (95% in)

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