Men Without Women Vocabulary List

arditi

(vocab lists with arditi)
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The tall boy with a very pale face who was to be a lawyer had been a lieutenant of Arditi and had three medals of the sort we each had only one of.

barrera

(vocab lists with barrera)
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The bullfighters went over to the barrera and changed their heavy mantles for the light fighting capes.

bohunk

(vocab lists with bohunk)
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"I don't want this bohunk to stop me.

bronx

(vocab lists with bronx)
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"I worry about property I got up in the Bronx, I worry about property I got in Florida.

bullring

(vocab lists with bullring)
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The high door that led into the bullring was shut.

caballos

(vocab lists with caballos)
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The plate said: "The Bull 'Mariposa' of the Duke of Veragua, which accepted 9 varas for 7 caballos, and caused the death of Antonio Garcia, Novillero, April 27, 1909."

chaplin

(vocab lists with chaplin)
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"You in the Charlie Chaplin's?"

cogida

(vocab lists with cogida)
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"Hey, Looie," the waiter called to the next room, "Chaves got cogida."

cordoba

(vocab lists with cordoba)
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He sat heavily in the chair, his black Cordoba hat tipped forward.

corking

(vocab lists with corking)
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asked the waiter, corking up the bottle.

crabby

(vocab lists with crabby)
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"He's nervous and crabby," I said.

croquette

(vocab lists with croquette)
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"Give me chicken croquettes with green peas and cream sauce and mashed potatoes."

cuadrilla

(vocab lists with cuadrilla)
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"What about a cuadrilla?"

cuadrillas

(vocab lists with cuadrillas)
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The youths of the cuadrillas were behind, their heavy capes furled over their arms.

dubonnet

(vocab lists with dubonnet)
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There were train-cars in the towns and big advertisements for the Belle Jardiniere and Dubonnet and Pernod on the walls toward the train.

duros

(vocab lists with duros)
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"I'm not paying for any cuadrilla out of sixty duros."

faena

(vocab lists with faena)
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"The papers said they never saw a better faena," Manuel said.

furling

(vocab lists with furling)
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"Corto y derecho," he thought, furling the muleta.

grus

(vocab lists with grus)
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I said, "Gruss Gott," to the priest as he walked past us coming out of the churchyard.

hullo

(vocab lists with hullo)
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"Hullo, Zurito," he said.

irishman

(vocab lists with irishman)
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"That Irishman could never sleep."

italian

(vocab lists with italian)
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He had complimented me on how I spoke Italian, and we talked together very easily.

jardiniere

(vocab lists with jardiniere)
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There were train-cars in the towns and big advertisements for the Belle Jardiniere and Dubonnet and Pernod on the walls toward the train.

kansa

(vocab lists with kansa)
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The burlesque show caught William Campbell at Kansas City.

kike

(vocab lists with kike)
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"That kike!"

looie

(vocab lists with looie)
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"Hey, Looie," the waiter called to the next room, "Chaves got cogida."

muleta

(vocab lists with muleta)
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Retana's man tucked a baton inside the red cloth of a muleta, folded the cloth over it, and handed it over the barrera to Manuel.

mussolini

(vocab lists with mussolini)
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On the walls of the houses were stenciled eye-bugging portraits of Mussolini, with hand-painted "vivas", the double V in black paint with drippings of paint down the wall.

november

(vocab lists with november)
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She died last November."

novillero

(vocab lists with novillero)
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The plate said: "The Bull 'Mariposa' of the Duke of Veragua, which accepted 9 varas for 7 caballos, and caused the death of Antonio Garcia, Novillero, April 27, 1909."

paseo

(vocab lists with paseo)
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They formed up for the paseo as soon as the bull had gone through.

peones

(vocab lists with peones)
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The two matadors stood together in front of their three peones, their capes furled over their left arms in the same fashion.

pernod

(vocab lists with pernod)
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There were train-cars in the towns and big advertisements for the Belle Jardiniere and Dubonnet and Pernod on the walls toward the train.

picador

(vocab lists with picador)
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"How about picadors?"

pomaded

(vocab lists with pomaded)
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His hair was pomaded and shining and he was very smartly dressed and clean-cut looking.

prosit

(vocab lists with prosit)
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"Prosit," she said and went out, taking the empty bottles.

reasoningly

(vocab lists with reasoningly)
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"All I want is an even break," Manuel said reasoningly.

rosinante

(vocab lists with rosinante)
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"Campagnero accepted a pair of varas for the death of one rosinante, with Hernandez and Manolo at the quites," El Heraldo's critic wrote.

sheepshead

(vocab lists with sheepshead)
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I knew I used to see you out at Sheepshead."

slopping

(vocab lists with slopping)
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The waiter uncorked the bottle and poured the glass full, slopping another drink into the saucer.

socked

(vocab lists with socked)
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After about four rounds Jack has him bleeding bad and his face all cut up, but every time Walcott's got in close he's socked so hard he's got two big red patches on both sides just below Jack's ribs.

socker

(vocab lists with socker)
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He's a socker.

sorer

(vocab lists with sorer)
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Jack wasn't sore; that is, he wasn't any sorer than he always was.

soused

(vocab lists with soused)
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"Am I getting soused?

suerte

(vocab lists with suerte)
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The veteran Zurito resurrected some of his old stuff with the pike-pole, notably the suerte--" "Ole!

swiss

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"Was the man your daughter was in love with a Swiss?"

toros

(vocab lists with toros)
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"We want two Anis del Toros."

uppercut

(vocab lists with uppercut)
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Every time he gets in close, Jack ties him up, then gets one hand loose and uppercuts him, but when Walcott gets his hands loose he socks Jack in the body so they can hear it outside in the street.

vendeuse

(vocab lists with vendeuse)
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They had her measurements, and a vendeuse who knew her and her tastes picked the dresses out for her and they were sent to America.

whished

(vocab lists with whished)
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Then something whished through the air and struck by him.