The Sun Also Rises Vocabulary List

abyssinia

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"In Abyssinia.

amontillado

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We each drank a glass of the smooth amontillado brandy.

barrera

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The ring was rolled and sprinkled, and carpenters replaced weakened or cracked planks in the barrera.

belgian

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They were all French and Belgians, and paid close attention to their meal, but they were having a good time.

bonapartist

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I stopped and read the inscription: from the Bonapartist Groups, some date; I forget.

braggartly

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There was nothing conceited or braggartly about him.

bruges

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We could go up to Bruges, or to the Ardennes."

canadian

(vocab lists with canadian)
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She was a Canadian and had all their easy social graces.

capework

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He wanted to do capework with the bulls.

centimo

(vocab lists with centimo)
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Filling them both cost three pesetas sixty centimos.

chablis

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A waiter passed in the corridor with our sandwiches and the bottle of Chablis, and we called him in.

chantilly

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"He's out at Chantilly dining with some people."

cherokee

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Say the Cherokee.

circe

(vocab lists with circe)
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"He calls her Circe," Mike said.

circularizing

(vocab lists with circularizing)
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They must be circularizing the town.

coffeecup

(vocab lists with coffeecup)
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The letter was at my place at the table, leaning against a coffeecup.

consigne

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A porter carried Bill's bags in from the consigne.

coolidge

(vocab lists with coolidge)
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Look at President Coolidge.

cornada

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A cornada right through the back.

darbs

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I've got some darbs.

darndest

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"I've had the darndest time.

ecclesiastes

(vocab lists with ecclesiastes)
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--ECCLESIASTES BOOK ONE 1 Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton.

embarrassedly

(vocab lists with embarrassedly)
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He put his hand on my shoulder again embarrassedly.

englishman

(vocab lists with englishman)
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Then he made that wonderful speech: "You, a foreigner, an Englishman" (any foreigner was an Englishman) "have given more than your life."

eskimo

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The English spoken language--the upper classes, anyway--must have fewer words than the Eskimo.

fifers

(vocab lists with fifers)
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When the fifers stopped they all crouched down in the street, and when the reedpipes and the fifes shrilled, and the flat, dry, hollow drums tapped it out again, they all went up in the air dancing.

flemish

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"That's a Flemish name."

hencoop

(vocab lists with hencoop)
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Let us not pry into the holy mysteries of the hencoop with simian fingers.

hurray

(vocab lists with hurray)
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"Hurray for Wine!

jerez

(vocab lists with jerez)
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"Jerez," I said to the waiter.

kansa

(vocab lists with kansa)
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"You're from Kansas City, they tell me," he said.

lorgnons

(vocab lists with lorgnons)
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Some of the women stared at the people going by with lorgnons.

muletas

(vocab lists with muletas)
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The swordhandlers and bull-ring servants came down the callejon carrying on their shoulders the wicker baskets of fighting capes and muletas.

oversensitized

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I knew that now, reading it in the oversensitized state of my mind after much too much brandy, I would remember it somewhere, and afterward it would seem as though it had really happened to me.

panier

(vocab lists with panier)
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"Drive me to the Hotel Panier Fleuri."

pernod

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"Pernod."

piccadilly

(vocab lists with piccadilly)
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"Tell them about the time your horse bolted down Piccadilly."

pyramides

(vocab lists with pyramides)
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We turned off the Avenue up the Rue des Pyramides, through the traffic of the Rue de Rivoli, and through a dark gate into the Tuileries.

pyrenees

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He said Izzarra was made of the flowers of the Pyrenees.

romero

(vocab lists with romero)
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"Do you want to meet Pedro Romero?"

rotonde

(vocab lists with rotonde)
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The taxi stopped in front of the Rotonde.

scotland

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He's over in Scotland now.

slipover

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She wore a slipover jersey sweater and a tweed skirt, and her hair was brushed back like a boy's.

spaniard

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The Spaniards shouted when he came in.

spatted

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Their rope-soled shoes tapped and spatted on the pavement.

spraddled

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It was uncomfortable and his legs were spraddled and his body was very sore.

tricornered

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His tricornered hat was low down over his eyes.

trouty

(vocab lists with trouty)
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The stream was clear and shallow but it did not look trouty.

unforgivingly

(vocab lists with unforgivingly)
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I was blind, unforgivingly jealous of what had happened to him.

villar

(vocab lists with villar)
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"To-night at seven o'clock they bring in the Villar bulls, and to-morrow come the Miuras.