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wistful
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

6 uses
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Definition
showing longing or unfulfilled desire
  • Kit greeted her wistfully.
    p. 4.4
  • Late one afternoon Kit had come upon the little girl standing alone by the rail, and seeing the child's wistful, adoring gaze, had moved closer.
    p. 16.8
  • Nat looked up and caught her wistful eye.
    p. 22.1
  • "I wish I could live here with you and pussy," she said wistfully, laying her thin cheek against the soft golden fur.
    p. 175.0
  • It was so beautiful, Mercy — " Mercy would look across at Kit's wistful face, and smile in understanding.
    p. 237.2
  • She touched them wistfully.
    p. 241.9

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