Running Dog Vocabulary List

bagwoman

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IRS has been breathing heavy ever since her days as a Panther bagwoman.

belgian

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Here he came across his cousin, who carried Belgian papers and a parcel which he obviously regarded with the greatest concern.

buick

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Or like a man out for a Sunday drive in his Buick Roadmaster in the year 1957.

burberry

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He was wearing a vested suede suit and carrying a Burberry trenchcoat over one arm.

cadillac

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A battle-scarred Cadillac moved slowly down Broadway, a man's foot hanging out one window.

chaplin

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It was late afternoon when Moll hailed a cab that took her past the Little Carnegie, where a special Chaplin program was playing.

chinatown

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The next day he walked into a railroad diner near Chinatown.

contriteness

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Her eyes were large and dark and had a special dimension inward, an element of contriteness, as of a child always on the verge of being punished.

countermotion

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He sat back in his chair, an intentional countermotion, a withdrawal, and smiled in deep fatigue, self-deprecatingly.

drawbore

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Tenon and drawbore.

eurasian

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I had this rare type lynx, Eurasian, almost extinct, this one variety, and we bred it successfully in captivity.

goebbels

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The main task of this cousin was to record conversations between Hitler and Goebbels."

greasiest

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They get all the leftovers, the most interesting parts, the greasiest and wettest and sweetest and best.

guatemalan

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"What, more Guatemalan stuff?"

hammerlike

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The second blow, a hammerlike left, caught him behind the ear.

harlem

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3 People who don't make the trip every day have a tendency to grow silent as the train passes through Harlem.

hearst

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"It was Patty Hearst with a machine gun."

heightener

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Tension's an edge, that must be it, a goading force, a heightener.

horseplayers

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They seemed rushed somehow, distracted by some private vision, high-type horseplayers, secretly frenzied at the edges.

irishman

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"Some Irishman with a crooked face _did_ it.

limpest

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She gave him her limpest category of response, a visual autopsy, but eventually followed.

mideast

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After that, one contact led to another and he traveled through Central America, Japan, the Mideast and Europe, a worldwide network, buying and selling and bartering.

moonie

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Cowboys, bikers, drag queens, punk rockers, decoy cops, Moonies, gypsies, Salvation Army regulars, Process evangelists in dark capes, skinhead Krishna chanters in saffron robes and tennis sneakers.

mountie

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His daughters kept asking about the Mounties.

nikon

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"Nikon F2," she said.

nookie

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"Jewish nookie."

pakistani

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A Pakistani put his left hand on the fourth step, as a brace, then leaned up toward Percival, diagonally, to shake hands.

penner

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I was living with Penner then.

picasso

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Picasso.

quebec

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"You're in Quebec City.

raincheck

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"I'll have to take a raincheck," she said.

renoir

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Are you a Renoir?

rosicrucian

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That ad for the Rosicrucians.

ruddle

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There was a warm breeze from the west, where the sun hung on a tremulous rim, all ruddle and blood.

rumormonger

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It's a world of rumormongers.

saigon

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Handpicked by PAC/ORD, he was former commander of a fighter-bomber squadron (Korea) and long-term contract employee (Saigon desk, Air America) of the CIA.

saudi

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He says thus and so but he's not where he's supposed to be, he's in Saudi on some leasing deal.

scandinavian

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Scandinavian skin games.

semisecrecy

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The semisecrecy.

supersonics

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Some all-out supersonics."

sussex

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Do you know Sussex at all?"

swacked

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"Ever get swacked on absinthe?"

swedish

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His wife had overwatered the Swedish ivy.

tibet

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"Tibet.

tiddy

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"I keep telling him what Rose Kidney told Tiddy Kidney."

towaway

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Outside a police towaway crew was about ready to haul the battered Cadillac.

underfurnished

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It was severely underfurnished.

unspokenly

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Somehow, mysteriously, unspokenly.

victorian

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Grace Delaney sat near the immense Victorian birdcage in the lobby of the Barclay, off Park Avenue.

vietcong

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In Vietnam, still on a contract basis, he recruited and directed CT teams against the Vietcong.