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English citations of megrim
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- A fancy, a whim, a freak, a caprice
- 1969 – Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 193:
- We do not wish to be too hard on Marina; after all, her blood throbs in our wrists and temples, and many of our megrims are hers, not his.
- 1992 — Stephen King, Gerald's Game
- No, she thought her imagination had more than earned its right to a few hallucinatory megrims, but it remained important for her to remember she'd been alone that night.
- Depression, low spirits, unhappiness