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Sample sentences for the GRE study word whimsical

whimsical can be used as a adj

1.A half whimsical thought flashed across the Premier's mind. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.A quavering voice, a whimsical mind. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3."But perhaps he may be a little whimsical in his civilities," replied her uncle. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4.Ichabod became the object of whimsical persecution to Bones and his gang of rough riders. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
5.Chance has put in our way a most singular and whimsical problem, and its solution is its own reward. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
6."Only one of those whimsical little incidents which will happen when you have four million human beings all jostling each other within the space of a few square miles. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
7.I mention this incident to illustrate the lack of conventionality and whimsical originality of the man, that stood out no less forcibly in his writings than in his daily life. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
8.But he could not take root in any of these with chagrin, he found his masters invariably whimsical and irregular, constantly running about the country, or on the look-out for adventure. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
9.The little god o' the world sticks to the same old way, And is as whimsical as on Creation's day. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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