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Sample sentences for the GRE study word waggish

waggish can be used as a adj

1.Such a waggish leering as lurks in all your horribles I feel funny. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.Woman it pretty self- into a waggish courag. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.As waggish boys in game themselves forswear. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Scrooge was not much in the habit of cracking jokes, nor did he feel, in his heart, by any means waggish then. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
5.Of all the bold, denying Spirits, The waggish knave least trouble doth create. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
6.He was always ready for either a fight or a frolic but had more mischief than ill-will in his composition and with all his overbearing roughness, there was a strong dash of waggish good humor at bottom. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
7.This ignorant, unconscious fearlessness of his made him a little waggish in the matter of whales he followed these fish for the fun of it and a three years' voyage round Cape Horn was only a jolly joke that lasted that length of time. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
8."A million all but one" replied a waggish soldier in a torn coat, with a wink, and passed on followed by another, an old man. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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