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  • 41 whim —   Mana o ulu wale, mana o kupu wale …

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  • 42 whim — n. 1 a a sudden fancy; a caprice. b capriciousness. 2 archaic a kind of windlass for raising ore or water from a mine. Etymology: 17th c.: orig. unkn …

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  • 44 Whim gin — Whim Whim, n. [Cf. Icel. hwima to wander with the eyes, vim giddiness, Norw. kvima to whisk or flutter about, to trifle, Dan. vimse to skip, whisk, jump from one thing to another, dial. Sw. hvimsa to be unsteady, dizzy, W. chwimio to move briskly …

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  • 45 whim gin — Whim Whim, n. [Cf. Icel. hwima to wander with the eyes, vim giddiness, Norw. kvima to whisk or flutter about, to trifle, Dan. vimse to skip, whisk, jump from one thing to another, dial. Sw. hvimsa to be unsteady, dizzy, W. chwimio to move briskly …

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  • 46 Whim shaft — Whim Whim, n. [Cf. Icel. hwima to wander with the eyes, vim giddiness, Norw. kvima to whisk or flutter about, to trifle, Dan. vimse to skip, whisk, jump from one thing to another, dial. Sw. hvimsa to be unsteady, dizzy, W. chwimio to move briskly …

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  • 47 Whim W'Him — is a Seattle dance company founded by Olivier Wevers in January 2009. The company’s name reflects Wevers’ love of spontaneity, experimentation, and artistic collaboration. Whim W Him was granted 501(c)3 status in the fall of 2009. The inaugural… …

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  • 48 whim´si|cal|ness — whim|si|cal «HWIHM zuh kuhl», adjective. 1. full of whims; having many odd notions or fancies: »a whimsical person. However absurd the story may sound when thus reduced, Garnett is much too fine an artist to be whimsical (Newsweek). SYNONYM(S):… …

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  • 49 whim´si|cal|ly — whim|si|cal «HWIHM zuh kuhl», adjective. 1. full of whims; having many odd notions or fancies: »a whimsical person. However absurd the story may sound when thus reduced, Garnett is much too fine an artist to be whimsical (Newsweek). SYNONYM(S):… …

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  • 50 whim|si|cal — «HWIHM zuh kuhl», adjective. 1. full of whims; having many odd notions or fancies: »a whimsical person. However absurd the story may sound when thus reduced, Garnett is much too fine an artist to be whimsical (Newsweek). SYNONYM(S): capricious,… …

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  • 51 whim-wham — [hwim′hwam΄, wim′wam΄] n. [< ?] 1. a fanciful ornament; bauble; trinket 2. an odd notion; fancy; whim ☆ the whim whams Informal an uneasy, nervous feeling; the jitters …

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  • 52 whim´per|ing|ly — whim|per «HWIHM puhr», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to cry with low, broken, mournful sounds: »The sick child whimpered. 2. to make a low, mournful sound. 3. Figurative. to complain in a peevish, childish way; whine: »to whimper for mercy. –v.t. to say… …

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  • 53 whim´per|er — whim|per «HWIHM puhr», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to cry with low, broken, mournful sounds: »The sick child whimpered. 2. to make a low, mournful sound. 3. Figurative. to complain in a peevish, childish way; whine: »to whimper for mercy. –v.t. to say… …

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  • 54 whim|per — «HWIHM puhr», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to cry with low, broken, mournful sounds: »The sick child whimpered. 2. to make a low, mournful sound. 3. Figurative. to complain in a peevish, childish way; whine: »to whimper for mercy. –v.t. to say with a… …

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  • 55 whim|wham — «HWIHM HWAM», noun. Archaic or Dialect. 1. any odd or fanciful object or thing; gimcrack; trifle. 2. a fanciful notion; an odd fancy. ╂[varied reduplication of whim] …

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  • 56 whim|brel — «HWIHM bruhl», noun. a curlew of arctic regions; Hudsonian curlew. ╂[probably < whimp, or whimper (because of its cry)] …

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  • 57 whim|sey — «HWIHM zee», noun, plural seys. = whimsy. (Cf. ↑whimsy) …

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  • 58 whim|si|cal|i|ty — «HWIHM zuh KAL uh tee», noun, plural ties. 1. whimsical character or quality. SYNONYM(S): oddity, singularity. 2. a whimsical notion, speech, or act. SYNONYM(S): whimsy …

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  • 59 WHIM (defunct) — Infobox Radio station name = WHIM (defunct) city = East Providence, Rhode Island area = Providence metro branding = WHIM Country slogan = #1 for Country since 1966! frequency = 1110 kHz (1947 1991, 1992 1995), 550 kHz (the format moved here from… …

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  • 60 Whim Creek Copper Mine — The Whim Creek Copper Mine is an operating copper oxide mine, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. History Copper was discovered several kilometres west of the town in 1872 and gold 20 km north in 1887. Copper has been mined on and …

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