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synonyms for wisp

  • tuft
  • bit
  • lock
  • piece
  • shock
  • shred
  • snippet
  • string
  • thread
  • twist
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  • whole
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How to use wisp in a sentence

Bumpy rides down La Ruta del Lechón, a stretch of highway known for its roast pork spits, wisps of smoke rising to the sky.
A PERNIL-STYLE PORK TENDERLOIN THAT CONJURES THE SMELLS OF A PUERTO RICAN KITCHENDANIELA GALARZAAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You could hear wisps of music and smell the earth, freshly turned over by spring worms, and there was a hint of something sugary in the air, something new.
BEFORE YOU HAVE THAT BONFIRE OF THE STRETCHY PANTS, CONSIDER SOME PANDEMIC WARDROBE HABITS YOU SHOULD KEEPSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFAPRIL 4, 2021TIME
You wouldn’t think sound could travel very well on Mars—what with the planet’s bare wisp of an atmosphere, which is just 1% the thickness of ours.
LISTEN TO THE SOUNDS OF NASA'S PERSEVERANCE ROVER DRIVING ON MARSJEFFREY KLUGERMARCH 18, 2021TIME
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Rosemary flitted about like a will o' the wisp, and finally went to the window, where she stood looking wistfully out.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
As she left the wood she saw a big hay-stack, as firm and shapely of outline as a house, not a loose wisp anywhere.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A wisp of wheat was knotted round her neck for a necklace, and a perfect sheaf of it in her hair.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I was told that subsequent to that matter my will-o'-the-wisp was coming on here positively.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Their faces, in the twilight, were dim and transparent; their tresses shone like the will-o'-the-wisp.
THE STORY OF THE DUCHESS OF CICOGNE AND OF MONSIEUR DE BOULINGRINANATOLE FRANCE
Past the village and past the cottages, and not a sign of life anywhere, not even a wisp of smoke from a chimney.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WISP

  • London fog
  • brume
  • cloud
  • effluvium
  • film
  • gloom
  • grease
  • ground clouds
  • haze
  • miasma
  • murk
  • murkiness
  • nebula
  • obscurity
  • pea soup
  • smaze
  • smog
  • smoke
  • smother
  • soup
  • steam
  • vapor
  • visibility zero-zero
  • wisp
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