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One idea is that Phobos and Deimos are wayward asteroids that were captured by Mars.
But agitation unlocks wayward fancies and sends them scurrying inopportunely across the very foreground of the mind.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Mariamne had grown more fantastic, and capricious, and wayward than ever.
A large stone set in a secure place surely is a better boundary than a wayward stream whose course is changed by every freshet.
Observe the wayward boy whose chief inheritance is a wild, wilful nature.
From this companionship a group of wayward children may be formed.
The talk about a professorship was in her estimation the wayward, humorous whim of an eccentric who was fond of solemn joking.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Lynn was a humored, wayward child, and this cold severity did more to quiet him than an hour's rhetorical pleading.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Rosa was a spoiled, wayward child, freakish and mischievous, to whom liberty was too dear to be resigned without a sigh.
AT LASTMARION HARLAND
I like to think that this rare wayward and terrible creature of emotion was once an inhabitant of these walls.

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