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The 'Willies,' by the way, seem to be especially inspiring to the Scottish balladists.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
But he was faithful in echoing Willies sentiments on any and every occasionnoticeably at chicken time.
RUTH FIELDING AT SUNRISE FARMALICE B. EMERSON
And the stars make me lonely, and the prairie wind sometimes gives me the willies!
THE PRAIRIE WIFEARTHUR STRINGER
The idea of one of these New York Willies doing the sleuth act and tagging her to the train!
BAT WING BOWLESDANE COOLIDGE
It almost gave him the “Willies”, their remote, peculiar sky-glow, as if afar–afar–they were seeing things.
PEMROSE LORRY, CAMP FIRE GIRLISABEL KATHERINE HORNIBROOK
Will it give me the willies if I kiss a cocktail good-bye before I start for that fresh guy, Mulqueen?
THE DANGER MARKROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Not once or twice on its turfy wayside have I fraternized with “Weary Willies” boiling their tea in discarded treacle-tins.
THE GYPSY'S PARSONGEORGE HALL
Do you think I would show a bunch of Weary Willies like you where a month's work would make you all millionaires?
THE GREAT GOLD RUSHW. H. P. (WILLIAM HENRY POPE) JARVIS
The little fellows had seen this, and Willies idea was to circle around through the woods and find that 178 stream.
RUTH FIELDING AT SUNRISE FARMALICE B. EMERSON
It is necessary here, perhaps, to explain why we always call our machines "Willies."
LIFE IN A TANKRICHARD HAIGH
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WORDS RELATED TO WILLIES

  • all-overs
  • angst
  • ants in pants
  • anxiousness
  • apprehension
  • botheration
  • butterflies
  • care
  • cold sweat
  • concern
  • creeps
  • disquiet
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • doubt
  • downer
  • drag
  • dread
  • flap
  • foreboding
  • fretfulness
  • fuss
  • goose bumps
  • heebie-jeebies
  • jitters
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • nail-biting
  • needles
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • pins and needles
  • restlessness
  • solicitude
  • suffering
  • suspense
  • sweat
  • trouble
  • uncertainty
  • uneasiness
  • watchfulness
  • willies
  • worriment
  • worry
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