As former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Joseph Mussomeli put it, "Levi Strauss or the Gap could destroy this country on a whim."
He keeps order chiefly thanks to the patronage that he can grant and withdraw according to his discretion and whim.
Carson hired him more or less on a whim, and he must have liked his new mouthpiece, keeping him close for almost two decades.
It's unclear if Sigg knew Jessica and her family or just abducted her on a whim when he saw her walking alone.
On a whim, she decided: Why just sit there and watch these bizarre events as a bystander?
The whim of the man, intended to be so light, was full of real feeling.
Indeed, Van Baerle's happiness depended on the whim of this man.
Marna looked about her as if seeking a chair to satisfy her whim, and, finding none, sank upon the floor before the blaze.
The whim had seized her and was holding on tight that Emmeline's might be the Right Place.
What spirits were his, what wit and what whim, Now cracking a joke, and now breaking a limb.