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  • v. Present participle of whish.


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  • Then they went away, and in a little while we heard them "whishing" up the sheep.

    The Birthright

  • I ignored him, put my barret away, sat down and held my wounded arm, whishing for this pain to go away.

    Blonde, Black and Blood Red

  • Is there a future for romance, the staple of many Latin American countries or will these movies languish brokenhearted in empty theaters whishing for at least an opening weekend?

    Viviana Pendrill: Language Versus Culture In The Latin Film Industry

  • Her right hand, still raised, came down, the thin whip whishing through the air.

    Chapter 22

  • I remember the rope in his fist around my chest, his other fist shoving the snow, and downhill we dived, his boots by my boots on the tongue, pines whishing by, ice in my eyes, blinking and squealing.

    John Lundberg: Poems for Memorial Day

  • Except for the occasional car whishing by outside, the room was silent.

    A Doctor Disagrees

  • My proximity to the mauling makes me shudder to think about the attack the doctor suffered: the brute force of a whishing winged projectile hitting him from behind, silently and without warning.

    Going Mutant

  • When I passed outside, however, and pressed down the levers which controlled it, I knew at once by the whishing sound that there was a slight leakage, which al - lowed a regurgitation of water through one of the side cylinders.

    Sole Music

  • It makes very little noise actually, sort of just a whishing, soft, and somewhat calming.


  • This is basically white noise, the “whishing” sound you hear between channels when tuning a radio.

    Grand Theft Childhood


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  • Spotted as WhatsApp phishing.

    April 8, 2018