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Word: whimsy

Definition: whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy


Sentences Containing 'whimsy'

... love so realistically with a sense of whimsy ... makes [the film engaging."
Since then he has been involved in multifarious music and comedy projects, including the bands Jem and The Debacles (www.thedebacles.com), the comedy project 'Pink Horse of Whimsy' (pinkhorseofwhimsy.com), and performing improvised comedy at the Comic's Lounge in Melbourne.

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