And Then There Were None Vocabulary List

african

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'Philip Lombard, that upon a date in February, 1932, you were guilty of the death of twenty-one men, members of an East African tribe.

argumentatively

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He spoke slowly, argumentatively: 'Now look here, my dear girl, you just listen--' And then he sprang.

atlantic

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The moonlight--the soft Atlantic air.

barmy

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Blore said: 'There goes another one who's barmy!

blore

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VIII Mr Blore was in the slow train from Plymouth.

breezily

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He laughed breezily.

bunkum

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All this ex-policeman story may be bunkum!

cairngorm

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Rising, she pinned a cairngorm brooch at her neck, and went down to dinner.

cascara

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Hair lotion, lavender water, cascara, glycerine of cucumber for the hands, a mouthwash, toothpaste and some Elliman's.

clumsier

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Ex-Inspector Blore looked coarser and clumsier in build.

deuced

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Damn it all, the whole thing was deuced odd!

dinning

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Chapter 13 I 'One of us...One of us...One of us...' Three words, endlessly repeated, dinning themselves hour after hour into receptive brains.

fizzing

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Fizzing hot day!

forearmed

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Forewarned is forearmed.

hiccupped

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The old man hiccupped twice and said plaintively: 'There's a squall coming.'

hooding

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Hooding his eyes, the judge smiled to himself.

husbandly

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Not all husbandly solicitude!

illegibly

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Emily Brent thought impatiently: 'So many people write their signatures quite illegibly.'

luxuriated

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He luxuriated in the steaming water.

malevolently

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And his mind dwelt malevolently on a recent interview he had had with a suave personage in that very street.

memsahib

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An indignant memsahib in Majorca recounted the tale of the Puritan Emily Brent and her wretched servant girl.

mirthless

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He said, showing his teeth in a somewhat mirthless smile: 'Doctors can't afford to make mistakes of that kind, my friend.'

october

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'William Henry Blore, that you brought about the death of James Stephen Landor on October 10th, 1928.

oversleeps

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Anthony Marston dies of asphyxiation or choking last night after dinner, and Mother Rogers oversleeps herself with a vengeance.'

pacifically

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'Maybe you're right,' said Mr Blore pacifically.

perplexedly

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Emily Brent's brow, which had been frowning perplexedly, cleared.

ploddingly

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But Blore went on, ploddingly, perseveringly: 'And then she was out--in her mackintosh, said she'd been down to look at the sea.'

pluckily

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Show him the danger and he would tackle it pluckily.

pukka

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Lombard said: 'Not quite the act of a pukka sahib, I'm afraid.

rewinding

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She had just dropped a ball of wool and was carefully rewinding the end of it.

rheumaticky

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Rogers said: 'She was a bit rheumaticky.'

rucked

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She reappeared in under a minute dressed in a tight-fitting silk rucked bathing dress.

sanest

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You strike me as being one of the sanest and most level-headed girls I've come across.

scotland

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And the ex-Scotland Yard man.

sheerest

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Of course, all that was the sheerest hypocrisy!

stairhead

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They came softly along the corridor (both Lombard's and Armstrong's rooms were farther from the stairhead than his).

steeling

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There was no more fear--no more steeling of her nerves... She was alone on the island... Alone with nine dead bodies...

sulphonal

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You will find some sleeping stuff--trional and sulphonal tablets--a packet of bromide, bicarbonate of soda, aspirin.

togged

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Togged up women and gentlemen in yachting costume and all very rich and important-looking.

trional

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'I gave her a mild dose of trional.

unacted

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N. Owen Esq., c/o Isaac Morris, and was understood to be required for the amateur performance of a hitherto unacted play.

unbelievingly

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Blore said unbelievingly: 'Without our all seeing him, sir?'

unblinkingly

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The judge looked at him unblinkingly.

uncomprehendingly

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They stared at her uncomprehendingly.

unshaved

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Blore, who had joined them, dressed, but still unshaved, said: 'Where's Miss Brent got to--that's another mystery?'

unsporting

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'A bit unsporting, what?'

untampered

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The drinks themselves were untampered with.

vamoosed

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He's gone--clean vanished, vamoosed...' Vera said incredulously: 'I don't believe it.'

veronal

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She thought: 'If I were doing away with myself I'd take an overdose of veronal--something like that--not cyanide!'

wangle

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He can wangle figures until the best chartered accountant in the country wouldn't know if he was on his head or his heels!