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For a moment there was no consciousness in their gaze; then a whimsical ghost of a smile crept about his mouth.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Ida thought it was, but the quiet confidence behind his whimsical manner appealed to her.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Weston was a little leaner, and his face was grimmer than it had been, for the whimsical carelessness had faded out of it.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
An instance of oaths being subjected to the like whimsical conditions is noticeable in the domestic manners of Old Germany.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
There was a whimsical smile on his lips, but his eyes were wonderfully tender.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
In spite of the loss of blood and his pitiable condition, a whimsical expression came to his eyes.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
She may be one of those whimsical old people that mean to do a thing, and then think better of it and do nothing.'
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
Madame Chalice had been merely whimsical in sending these violets, which her gardener had brought her that very morning.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
He was launched on an adventure as whimsical as tragical, if he was an impostor; and if he was not, as pathetic as droll.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
It is a forlorn sort of pursuit,” Hadria answered, with a whimsical smile, “but I will do all I can.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
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WORDS RELATED TO WHIMSICAL

  • Gothic
  • Victorian
  • affected
  • ancient
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • archaic
  • artful
  • baroque
  • captivating
  • charming
  • colonial
  • curious
  • cute
  • enchanting
  • fanciful
  • ingenious
  • old-world
  • picturesque
  • pleasing
  • whimsical
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