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wishing

verb
present participle of wish

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1 to offer (something fake, useless, or inferior) as genuine, useful, or valuable
  • despite my protestations, the dreaded position of club secretary was wished on me

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The first known use of wishing was circa 1530

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

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