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plural of whish
as in whistles
a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out the whish of tires on wet pavement

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whishes

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verb

present tense third-person singular of whish
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as in hisses
to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ the match whished as it burst into flame

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“Whishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whishes. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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