A Farewell To Arms Vocabulary List

abyssinia

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I was at the war once in Abyssinia.

adriatic

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We will get Corsica and all the Adriatic coast-line, Rinaldi said.

aquila

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Aquila was a fine town.

ashamedly

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They had no wine waiter because of the war and George would smile ashamedly when I asked about wines like fresa.

austrian

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"The Pope wants the Austrians to win the war," the major said.

babbitting

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It looked like babbitting metal.

barbera

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We drank dry white capri iced in a bucket; although we tried many of the other wines, fresa, barbera and the sweet white wines.

bersaglieri

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They were bersaglieri.

blabby

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Because people get very blabby under an anaesthetic."

britisher

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The Britisher leaned over.

canadian

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Excellent Canadian toboggans are sold in Montreux.

capitano

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"Capitano Varini--Tenente Enry," and they all three went out of the room.

capri

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"He ought to go to Capri."

carabiniere

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A carabiniere went in after him and came out holding the man by the arm.

chianti

(vocab lists with chianti)
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I sent for the porter and when he came I told him in Italian to get me a bottle of Cinzano at the wine shop, a fiasco of chianti and the evening papers.

choucroute

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"You can have choucroute."

cortina

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Once, before the war, going up to Cortina D'Ampezzo I had gone along it for several hours in the hills.

croat

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He said there were Croats in the lines opposite us now and some Magyars.

embarrassedly

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He sat down in the chair that had been brought for Rinaldi and looked out of the window embarrassedly.

englishman

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The Englishman broke into voluble and perfect Italian.

englishwoman

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What else is an Englishwoman good for?"

evviva

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Evviva l'esercito," Passini said sarcastically.

floorwalker

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You had lost your cars and your men as a floorwalker loses the stock of his department in a fire.

frenchman

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"I thought you said he was a Frenchman.

gluhwein

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They called it gluhwein and it was a good thing to warm you and to celebrate with.

grummet

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It had grummets and was laced down at the edge with cord.

hiders

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They are keeping them for the pleasure of dugout hiders in the rear."

hoyle

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We bought books and magazines in the town and a copy of "Hoyle" and learned many two-handed card games.

jaman

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"Yes, beyond the Dent de Jaman."

kummel

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It was the brandy bottles and a bottle shaped like a bear, which had held kummel, that Miss Van Campen found.

mechanotherapy

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Mostly I slept in the mornings, and in the afternoons, sometimes, I went to the races, and late to the mechanotherapy treatments.

mesopotamia

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I never learned anything about her except that she had a brother in the Fifty-Second Division and a brother in Mesopotamia and she was very good to Catherine Barkley.

niagara

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I want to see Niagara Falls."

oversleep

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"I won't oversleep," I said.

pantingly

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She clutched hold of the mask and breathed short and deep, pantingly, making the respirator click.

petcock

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The doctor shut off the petcock.

rivederci

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"A rivederci, Tenente."

scotland

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"She's Scotch, so she loves Scotland better than England," I said in Italian.

sicily

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You should go to Rome, Naples, Sicily--" "He should visit Amalfi," said the lieutenant.

signorino

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"No, signorino.

sneakiness

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I mean his Italian sneakiness."

tailboard

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We moved slowly but steadily in the rain, the radiator cap of our car almost against the tailboard of a truck that was loaded high, the load covered with wet canvas.

titian

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"Titian," Catherine said.

tosca

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He had sung Tosca and it had been wonderful.

wedgelike

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I saw a wedgelike gap between the mountains on the other shore and I thought that must be Luino.

whishing

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They were seventy-sevens and came with a whishing rush of air, a hard bright burst and flash and then gray smoke that blew across the road.

woolworth

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"The Woolworth building?"

yodelling

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"You could take up yodelling."

zabaione

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For dinner we had a woodcock with souffle potatoes and puree de marron, a salad, and zabaione for dessert.

zurich

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He was at a hotel in Zurich.