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whimsical

view main entry for whimsical adjective  /ˈwɪmzɪk(ə)l/ /ˈhwɪmzɪk(ə)l/
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whimsically

  /ˈwɪmzɪkli/ /ˈhwɪmzɪkli/ adverb
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