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  • n. Plural form of wisp.


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  • A thick blue liquid spilled from its forward pods, and smoke rose in wisps from the cab.

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  • No dame Felicity is cooing beside with a happy smile and luxuriating in wisps of nicotine.

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  • Through the nooks and crannies of rubble, they could see a hole that let in wisps of air and light 20 feet above. - Miracles emerge from debris

  • Long thin wisps of silvery, unkempt hair framed his face like an aureole.

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  • Her uncombed hair hung in wisps about her head; her hard old face was lined and gray, her hard eyes dull with brooding.

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  • Across Sonoma Mountain wisps of sea fog are stealing.

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  • You will run, jump, swing, climb and fight your way through levels, carrying out objectives and collecting orbs (known as wisps) which can unlock special abilities.

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  • "It's refreshing to hear a new singer who recalls wisps of Carmen McRae's ginger snap, Betty Carter's yawning reach, Anita O'Day's feline purr and Nancy Wilson's crystalline enunciation - and still asserts herself!


  • Friday was when we met the most people, so we took our time applying light blue eye shadow and wisps of blush to our cheeks.


  • Mr. Papadopoulos, the blogger, says Greeks are fatigued by the stream of reforms that have come with the EU's bailout—and with their failure to produce any wisps of hope.

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