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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An illusion that misleads; A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground.

Usage examples (36)
  • A man pranced in a shroud of will-o'-the-wisp fire.
  • But no, it was only the light of the will-o'-the-wisp.
  • No. The snark had a flavor like that of will-o'-the-wisp.
  • A "will-o'-the-wisp" which eludes us even when we grasp it. for more
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