Anne Of The Island Vocabulary List

apronless

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Priscilla came down, apronless and smudgeless, Stella reduced her corner to decency, and Phil saved the situation by a stream of ready small talk.

araby

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She was building a castle in air--a wondrous mansion whose sunlit courts and stately halls were steeped in Araby's perfume, and where she reigned queen and chatelaine.

beaconed

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Anne looked up at Diana's light and thought how it had beaconed to her for many years; but soon it would shine through the summer twilights no more.

beamingly

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On Friday evenings the big, fire-lighted livingroom was crowded by callers and echoed to endless jest and laughter, while Aunt Jamesina smiled beamingly on them all.

besottedly

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I'm besottedly happy.

biograph

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In the wild effort to cram all sorts of research into six hours a day I don't wonder if the children feel like the little boy who was taken to see the biograph.

bluely

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White mists were hovering in the silent hollows and violet stars were shining bluely on the brooklands.

bluenose

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Why, that makes you a Bluenose after all."

boulter

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Say, Anne, Milty Boulter says his mother says you're going to college to see if you can catch a man.

camelot

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They were leaning on the bridge of the old pond, drinking deep of the enchantment of the dusk, just at the spot where Anne had climbed from her sinking Dory on the day Elaine floated down to Camelot.

chesapeake

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Here's a grave I didn't see before--this one in the iron railing--oh, girls, look, see--the stone says it's the grave of a middy who was killed in the fight between the Shannon and the Chesapeake.

chivy

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I had to get up in the 'mirk midnight' and chivy round to pull the bedstead out of the drip--and it was one of those solid, old-fashioned beds that weigh a ton--more or less.

chloroforming

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"Who of us knows anything about chloroforming a cat?"

crimean

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But a few years ago they put up a beautiful monument to the memory of Nova Scotian soldiers who fell in the Crimean War.

crimpy

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She has a knot of soft, crimpy, brown hair with a thread of gray in it, a sunny face with rosy cheeks, and big, kind eyes as blue as forget-me-nots.

cushionless

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There being absolutely no other cushionless place to put them she stood them up against the wall on the stair landing.

duckhouse

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It was the sketch she had written the day she fell through the roof of the Cobb duckhouse on the Tory Road.

dundreary

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As Lord Dundreary says, 'there are thome thingth no fellow can underthtand.'

empale

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"Well, it wasn't right for her to say it," said Anne, promptly deciding upon which horn of this dilemma to empale herself.

empurpling

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The fine, empurpling dye of sunset still stained the western skies, but the moon was rising and the water lay like a great, silver dream in her light.

englishman

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Mrs. Harmon says he's an Englishman who has made money in mines but I believe he'll turn out to be a Yankee.

hemstitching

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But speak-to-me-only-with-thine-eyes isn't a really reliable reason for embroidering doilies and hemstitching tablecloths.

homier

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Chapter XVI Adjusted Relationships "It's the homiest spot I ever saw--it's homier than home," avowed Philippa Gordon, looking about her with delighted eyes.

homiest

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Chapter XVI Adjusted Relationships "It's the homiest spot I ever saw--it's homier than home," avowed Philippa Gordon, looking about her with delighted eyes.

houseclean

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I always wondered how Marilla dared houseclean that room.

irrevocableness

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She had never met any of Roy's family; she realized the significance of his statement; and it had, somehow, an irrevocableness about it that chilled her.

keats

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Not exactly up to the level of Keats or Shakespeare--even Anne was not so deeply in love as to think that.

lonesomely

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She seemed wrapped in a reverie in which Diana felt lonesomely that she had neither lot nor part.

macbeth

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To sleep went Jane easily and speedily; but, though very unlike MacBeth in most respects, she had certainly contrived to murder sleep for Anne.

maranatha

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To do anything THEY have never done is anathema maranatha.

newfoundland

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There were nine of them and their graves were severed far apart, ranging from Newfoundland to Vancouver.

philomathic

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And you are the Miss Shirley who read the Tennyson paper at the Philomathic the other evening, aren't you?"

pickwick

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Anne looked up from Pickwick Papers.

pranked

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The woodways were pranked with shadows and the fields with the purple of the asters.

quakingly

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"Yes'm"--quakingly.

rebukingly

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When the last one was gone, Uncle Mark said, a little rebukingly, 'Ye shouldn't a'et all them candies to onct, Miss Phil.

repentantly

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"I couldn't help it, Janet," said Anne repentantly.

rowte

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"This is my first trip on the mail rowte.

savorless

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For the time being life was savorless, and ambition had gone out like a snuffed candle.

smudgeless

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Priscilla came down, apronless and smudgeless, Stella reduced her corner to decency, and Phil saved the situation by a stream of ready small talk.

sonsy

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Mrs. Lynde was behind her, sonsy, kindly, matronly, as of yore.

spiciest

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"He said, 'Humor is the spiciest condiment in the feast of existence.

staggerer

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This was a staggerer.

starflower

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And I shall wear starflowers in my hair.

swither

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's place for fear the sight of that fine house of his would put me in the swithers again.

teeniest

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"I can't describe how I felt when I was standing there, waiting my turn to be registered--as insignificant as the teeniest drop in a most enormous bucket.

tennyson

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And you are the Miss Shirley who read the Tennyson paper at the Philomathic the other evening, aren't you?"

theologue

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Could I care for a lank, poor, ugly theologue--named Jonas?

unregretfully

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But she was the gayest of all the gay revellers that night, and told Gilbert unregretfully that her card was full when he came to ask her for a dance.

wincey

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I can see myself, in that dreadful old wincey dress and faded sailor hat, exploring decks and cabins with enraptured curiosity.