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- noun The quality of being elfish.
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- noun The quality or state of being
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Her winsomeness and her elfishness departed from her, she began to wither, she grew tense.
The pressure of her fingers accented the slight uptilt of her brows to elfishness, and her look was introspective.
But his real reason was that he was bored by the perpetual elfishness of the Elves, and wanted to see the great ugly Trolls trying to behave like gentlemen for a change.
I could understand how the fascination might become an enduring thing; a great love; how Ascher would still be drawn to the woman long after the elfishness of girlhood passed away.
It was a charming but not extravagant slip of bright green chiffon and suited her elfishness admirably, as he told her.
Tonsured doll-babies in flowered gowns, such as one buys at home in the Oriental shops, are walking about here alive, and flying queer-shaped kites, with a sort of calm unconscious elfishness befitting dwellers in fairyland.