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whimsical
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

4 uses
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Definition
playful, amusing, or impulsive rather than seriously rational
  • Why the Rev. Lewis Merrill had so whimsically prayed that my mother would drop dead was such an old, tired story.
    p. 554.9
  • Tabby Wheelwright looked like a starlet—lush, whimsical, easy to talk into anything; she looked eager to please, or "a little simple," as my Aunt Martha observed; she looked touchable.
    p. 40.5
  • Mr. Chickering should have wept—not only for the whimsy with which he'd instructed Owen Meany to "Swing away!"
    p. 133.8
  • THE HEADMASTER HAS A CERTAIN SINGULAR POWER: BUT WAS IT NECESSARY FOR HIM TO DEMONSTRATE HIS POWER SO WHIMSICALLY?
    p. 336.0

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