The Complete Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway Vocabulary List

algerian

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This was an old joke we had about an Algerian who was about to be guillotined on the pavement outside the Sante who replied with that phrase when asked if he had any last words to say.

armenian

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He had gone to a place to dance with her afterward, she danced badly, and left her for a hot Armenian slut, that swung her belly against him so it almost scalded.

blearier

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I threw him the stern line and he made her fast, and then came aboard; longer, blearier, drunker than ever.

borneo

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"Like a wild boy of Borneo."

bronx

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"I worry about property I got up in the Bronx, I worry about property I got in Florida.

buick

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It was thirty-five hundred instead of five thousand and by three-thirty they had bought a used Buick convertible with only six thousand miles on it.

chevaline

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And in that poverty, and in that quarter across the street from a Boucherie Chevaline and a wine cooperative he had written the start of all he was to do.

chicote

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The Denunciation CHICOTE'S IN THE OLD DAYS IN MADRID was a place sort of like The Stork, without the music and the debutantes, or the Waldorfs men's bar if they let girls in.

cogida

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Yes, Maera said, and who will kill his bulls after he gets a cogida?

constantinople

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He thought about alone in Constantinople that time, having quarrelled in Paris before he had gone out.

coolidge

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Take President Coolidge.

copita

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"You want another copita?"

cremerie

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The locataire across the hall whose husband was a bicycle racer and her joy that morning at the cremerie when she had opened L'Auto and seen where he placed third in Paris-Tours, his first big race.

dubonnet

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There were tram-cars in the towns and big advertisements for the Belle Jardiniere and Dubonnet and Pernod on the walls toward the train.

foute

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"Foute moi le camp."

frush

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Far away in Paris, Mascart had knocked Danny Frush cuckoo in the second round.

gulfweed

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As far as you could see, there was that faded yellow gulfweed in small patches that means the main stream is well in and there were birds ahead working over a school of little tuna.

heinie

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"Like Heinie Zim," Nick agreed.

irishman

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"That Irishman could never sleep."

jacklight

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In the evenings he read The Toledo Blade and the Grand Rapids paper by the lamp in the front room or went out spearing fish in the bay with a jacklight with D. J. Smith.

languedoc

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Many of them would have preferred to go to Languedoc, Montpellier or Perpignan if there are universities there.

looie

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"Hey, Looie," the waiter called to the next room, "Chaves got cogida."

masai

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Its western summit is called the Masai "Ngaje Naai," the House of God.

mesopotamia

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Far off in Mesopotamia, twenty-one feet of snow had fallen.

mussolini

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His short story about a motor trip with a friend through Mussolini's Italy, "Che Ti Dice La Patria?," succeeds in conveying the harsh atmosphere of a totalitarian regime.

nicolo

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"I am very glad to see you, Nicolo."

nonswimmer

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"Is this man Wemedge a nonswimmer?"

notecase

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He took out a notecase and looked in it and laughed.

polack

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"Et aussi, il y a trop de Polack.

reasoningly

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"All I want is an even break," Manuel said reasoningly.

rebait

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He did not rebait his hook and held it in his hand as he waded.

regreased

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When it was cooked Nick regreased the skillet.

resiny

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But there was a good bottle of really cold, dry, resiny tasting Greek white wine and for dessert they had cherry pie.

resorter

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Maybe some resorter's kid.

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.

sahara

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"Do you remember the panorama of the Sahara Desert?"

socker

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He's a socker.

splayfoot

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"You splayfooted bastard."

splayfooted

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"You splayfooted bastard."

swordfishing

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Then when I got handling stuff and went party-boating and broke out this swordfishing in Cuba I used to see him a lot around the dock and around the cafe.

tagus

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He could not see the situation in the south except that the revolters would have to come up the valley of the Tagus to attack Madrid and they would probably try it from the north too.

unappreciatively

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The down-state man looked at Mr. John unappreciatively.

unnervous

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I've felt so unnervous."

unpuzzled

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He was a well built boy with very black, rather curly hair, good teeth and a skin that his sisters envied, and he had a ready and unpuzzled smile.

untightening

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Instead of curling up hard and slipping away she would open out smoothly, relaxing, untightening, easy to hold.

volkswagen

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It was an overloaded grey-green camouflaged Volkswagen and it was filled with steel-helmeted people looking as though they were racing to catch a train.

waterlog

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If no one came for them they would be left to waterlog and rot on the beach.

whished

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Then something whished through the air and struck by him.

wuthering

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"Lorna Doone and Kidnapped and Wuthering Heights."

yorkers

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There's always something in the old New Yorkers that we missed."