Origin of will-o'-the-wisp
OTHER WORDS FROM will-o'-the-wispwillo'-the-wispish; especially British, willo'-the-wispy, adjective
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How to use will-o'-the-wisp in a sentence
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.
And so the “Glo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria” in this number earns it a spot on my list.
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
The Marshals were inclined to attribute their disgrace to the ill-will of Berthier and not to the temper of Napoleon.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various