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wistfully

[ wist-fuh-lee ]
/ ˈwɪst fə li /
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adverb
in a way that is characterized by melancholy or longing; pensively:As soon as the first colored leaves appear, people start to speak wistfully of the last days of summer.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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OTHER WORDS FROM wistfully

un·wist·ful·ly, adverb
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