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whim
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
a sudden desire that arises without any logical explanation
  • to be enamored of the Night for her own sake; and into this bizarrerie, as into all his others, I quietly fell; giving myself up to his wild whims with a perfect abandon.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (12% in)
  • I have said that the whims of my friend were manifold, and that Je les ménagais:—for this phrase there is no English equivalent.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (48% in)

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