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  • They also look a lot like her: delicately featured, wispish, androgynous.

    Painting Faces

  • Elizabeth Peyton's celebrity subjects look as wispish and yearning as her portraits of friends and lovers.

    Peyton's Idolatry in Portrait

  • He was a small, wispish man sixty-six years old, accompanied by so much luggage that it required two porters to lift it off the train and into a special wagon.

    Centennial

  • A will-o'-the-wispish set of tortured facts, emotions, and flimsy philosophies, the arguments are super-charged with pure poppycock.

    Growing Pains

  • And similarly of his friend, Mrs. Taylor, "She was a will-o'-the - wispish iridescence of a creature; meaning nothing bad either"; and again of Mill himself, "His talk is sawdustish, like ale when there is no wine to be had."

    Thomas Carlyle

  • Aquaman is talented but also wispish, fragile and ethereal.

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