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whishing

verb
present participle of whish

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1 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound
  • seemingly out of nowhere, a baseball whished past my head

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2 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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“Whishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whishing. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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