Bagombo Snuff Box Vocabulary List

airedale

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Now, since he had attended the company's two-day Memory Clinic, names, facts, and numbers clung to his memory like burdocks to an Airedale.

americanized

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"You've Americanized it a little," said Laird.

arabian

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"Like something out of The Arabian Nights," said Amy.

bearishly

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"No--no, I guess not," said Durant bearishly.

belgian

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And why am I supposed to be dolmetsching with a Belgian in German?

blatting

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The television set in the living room and the radio in the kitchen were both on, blatting away, and the family was having a row in the dining room, halfway between them.

borneo

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'And Sumatra and Borneo," Amy said.

burma

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"India, Burma, the Philippines, Japan.

cadillac

(vocab lists with cadillac)
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With the mock modesty of a god traveling incognito, he permitted a Cadillac convertible to pass him.

capricorn

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Upon reaching the scene of the crash, the Capricorn reported finding dead and stunned fish on the surface, and turbulent water, but no wreckage.

ceylon

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"I just blew in from Ceylon, by way of Baghdad, Rome, and New York."

charlemagne

(vocab lists with charlemagne)
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To Caesar ... Charlemagne ... Peter the Great ... Napoleon ... Bismarck ... Lincoln ... Roosevelt?

chevrolets

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"Why don't you ever talk about Fords or Chevrolets or something I've heard of?

chinaman

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"Me doing velly well for Chinaman," Hal said one night.

colosseum

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They kissed, as they had kissed beside the Great Pyramid, the Colosseum, and the Taj Mahal.

dropcloth

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The floor was paved with spattered dropcloths.

drupelet

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Do you know what a drupelet is, Mr.

dunder

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And Dunder and Blitzen and Dancer and Prancer!

finnish

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"Design your life like that Finnish carafe over there," said Otto, "clean, harmonious, alive with the cool, tart soul of truth in our time.

gimcrackery

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What all this plating and gimcrackery must add to the cost!

goethe

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"It's my mother's favorite quotation--something from Goethe."

haggardly

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said Bernie haggardly, slapping his knee.

hampshire

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Our town is North Crawford, New Hampshire.

harrowingly

(vocab lists with harrowingly)
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One monthly that had bought several of my stories, Cosmopolitan, now survives as a harrowingly explicit sex manual.

honeybunch

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"Honeybunch, don't tell me again about people dying like flies in China.

indeedy

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"Yes indeedy.

irishman

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He was a cheerful Irishman.

luger

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BURGOMASTER (brandishing Luger): Ach!

michelangelo

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Norman Rockwell was their Michelangelo.

piccoloist

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"Specifically, it's for Leroy Duggan, probably the finest piccoloist in this hemisphere.

prancer

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And Dunder and Blitzen and Dancer and Prancer!

priestlike

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He folded his hands and affected the patient, priestlike pose he used in lecturing freshman physics classes.

santy

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"There ain't no Santy Clauses in jewelry stores," said Bernie.

saskatchewan

(vocab lists with saskatchewan)
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"On a chicken farm in Saskatchewan?"

schiller

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller couldn't have done any better with the same words, and they were the only words I had.

sheepdip

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"When I decide it's time to go," he said, "it won't be at the Sheepdip."

slickered

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"Well, you've been slickered, dear, because the man was lying about his car."

snappier

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"Your car," Kiah said, feeling stupid for not having a snappier retort.

snipper

(vocab lists with snipper)
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A snipper, a pruner--that's more your line."

snooted

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"If this great Charley Freeman snooted you in the old days, I don't see why we should have him in the house now."

sousaphone

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went the big sousaphones.

steek

(vocab lists with steek)
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Libbin hru donna steek!'"

sumatra

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'And Sumatra and Borneo," Amy said.

tchaikovsky

(vocab lists with tchaikovsky)
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But a concert band in his head was striking up Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, complete with the roar of cannons.

unmissed

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It was unbearable that every vestige of George had disappeared, unmissed.

victorian

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Your life isn't a work of art--it's a thirdhand Victorian whatnot shelf, complete with someone else's collection of seashells and hand-carved elephants."

whanged

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The factory whanged and banged and screeched in monstrous irrelevance--Franklin's, all Franklin's, if he just said the word.

whitewall

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But as Will Battola, the plumber, said one time, "Sheila Hinckley is now a spare whitewall tire on the Thunder-bird of my dreams."

whomp

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"We'll whomp 'em the way we whomped 'em in Nawth Ca'lina and Tennessee," said the Colonel, who had never lost on maneuvers back home.

whomped

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"We'll whomp 'em the way we whomped 'em in Nawth Ca'lina and Tennessee," said the Colonel, who had never lost on maneuvers back home.