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an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

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a sudden desire

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an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

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Within the overall category of primary immunodeficiencies, there are between 15,000 and 100,000 patients in the US that are classified with disease of unknown origin -- of which WHIM is one of these.
Whim bedding ranges in price from $50 to $200, while the 16-piece dinnerware set is available for $59.
La celula en la que ocurrio el fenomeno en nuestra paciente ya no era capaz de provocar el sindrome WHIM porque le faltaba el gene enfermo, el CXCR4.
These overheard voices are often larger and richer than Jacobs, and he takes a risk in attempting to join them to his oddly cramped House of Whim.
Hydrogeological studies are well advanced at proposed mining sites together with modelling of proposed water extraction rates for various licencing requirements at Sulphur Springs and Whim Creek sites.
This "wall", which is a large diffuse structure stretching across tens of millions of light-years, contains thousands of galaxies and potentially a significant reservoir of the WHIM if the theoretical simulations are correct.
The Whim was founded in 1901 in Newark, New Jersey, and purported to publish twelve issues a year, on sale for a nickel each or fifty cents for an annual subscription.
He said: "It's really important to me, though, that people know I didn't just wake up one day and decide to leave on a whim.
The whim, please remember of one unelected Prime Minister.
On a whim, they patented their crummy drawings for when the band made it big.
Rumsfeld recognized that although the president has extraordinary powers during a declared war to allow for swift prosecution of that war, he has no power to constitute a court--even a military court--on a whim.
Lily McBeth says being a teacher "is not something I got into just as a whim.
And it entered into the viewer's experience too, for instance with The Phantom Public, 2005, a work by Michel Jaffrennou and Thierry Coduys whereby the public can vary the lighting and sound of the exhibition at whim.
As I was driving down my road in Weaverville, NC, I stopped on a whim to buy some tomatoes at a house that always had gorgeous bushels of produce outside for sale.
Charter yachts serve as mini floating five-star resorts, complete with private chefs and crews devoted to fulfilling your every whim.