Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Vocabulary List

addling

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I was paddling off, all in a sweat to tell on him; but when he says this, it seemed to kind of take the tuck all out of me.

benvenuto

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Why, hain't you ever read any books at all?--Baron Trenck, nor Casanova, nor Benvenuto Chelleeny, nor Henri IV., nor none of them heroes?

bilgewater

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So, along in the afternoon, he says: "Looky here, Bilgewater," he says, "I'm nation sorry for you, but you ain't the only person that's had troubles like that."

bolthead

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If I'd a called it a bolthead it would a done just as well.

brisken

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There was an old hair trunk in one corner, and a guitar-box in another, and all sorts of little knickknacks and jimcracks around, like girls brisken up a room with.

bullier

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I don't know; there may be bullier circuses than what that one was, but I never struck them yet.

bullyrag

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Next day he was drunk, and he went to Judge Thatcher's and bullyragged him, and tried to make him give up the money; but he couldn't, and then he swore he'd make the law force him.

bullyragged

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Next day he was drunk, and he went to Judge Thatcher's and bullyragged him, and tried to make him give up the money; but he couldn't, and then he swore he'd make the law force him.

chanst

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Ef I could git de ten cents back, I'd call it squah, en be glad er de chanst."

charlemagne

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You mean you're the late Charlemagne; you must be six or seven hundred years old, at the very least."

chimbly

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I couldn't get up the chimbly; it was too narrow.

chippered

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The king and the duke turned out by and by looking pretty rusty; but after they'd jumped overboard and took a swim it chippered them up a good deal.

cowpath

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Just as I was passing a place where a kind of a cowpath crossed the crick, here comes a couple of men tearing up the path as tight as they could foot it.

crawfished

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I crawfished as fast as I could about two yards, but the boat slanted so that I couldn't make very good time; so to keep from getting run over and catched I crawled into a stateroom on the upper side.

dangersome

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People lived in them yet, but it was dangersome, because sometimes a strip of land as wide as a house caves in at a time.

doggery

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"Well," I says, "when I see the king in that doggery yesterday I says to myself, we can't get him home for hours, till he's soberer; so I went a-loafing around town to put in the time and wait.

drury

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In another bill he was the "world-renowned Shakespearian tragedian, Garrick the Younger, of Drury Lane, London."

druther

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His foot swelled up pretty big, and so did his leg; but by and by the drunk begun to come, and so I judged he was all right; but I'd druther been bit with a snake than pap's whisky.

englishman

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And all the time he was a-doing it he tried to talk like an Englishman; and he done it pretty well, too, for a slouch.

everywheres

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The woods was full of teams and wagons, hitched everywheres, feeding out of the wagon-troughs and stomping to keep off the flies.

gashly

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Come in, Huck, but doan' look at his face--it's too gashly."

innocentest

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He was the innocentest, best old soul I ever see.

janders

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"Well, measles, and whooping-cough, and erysiplas, and consumption, and yaller janders, and brain-fever, and I don't know what all."

lazied

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Then when we had got pretty well stuffed, we laid off and lazied.

lazying

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So we would put in the day, lazying around, listening to the stillness.

lynches

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"So they always acquit; and then a man goes in the night, with a hundred masked cowards at his back and lynches the rascal.

miserableness

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This miserableness went on as much as six or seven minutes; but it seemed a sight longer than that.

muggins

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Why, you talk like a muggins."

mushmelon

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So we talked it over all one night, drifting along down the river, trying to make up our minds whether to drop the watermelons, or the cantelopes, or the mushmelons, or what.

nonesuch

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These rapscallions wanted to try the Nonesuch again, because there was so much money in it, but they judged it wouldn't be safe, because maybe the news might a worked along down by this time.

outstart

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So I judged they had our gang in a pretty tight place right at the outstart.

pungle

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I'll ask him; and I'll make him pungle, too, or I'll know the reason why.

quixote

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He said if I warn't so ignorant, but had read a book called Don Quixote, I would know without asking.

raffs

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I went into de woods en jedged I wouldn' fool wid raffs no mo', long as dey move de lantern roun' so.

saphead

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You don't seem to know anything, somehow--perfect saphead."

shackly

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We struck it mighty lucky; there was going to be a circus there that afternoon, and the country people was already beginning to come in, in all kinds of old shackly wagons, and on horses.

shakespearian

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In another bill he was the "world-renowned Shakespearian tragedian, Garrick the Younger, of Drury Lane, London."

skasely

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I hain't hearn 'bout none un um, skasely, but ole King Sollermun, onless you counts dem kings dat's in a pack er k'yards.

skift

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'Long 'bout six in de mawnin' skifts begin to go by, en 'bout eight er nine every skift dat went 'long wuz talkin' 'bout how yo' pap come over to de town en say you's killed.

smothery

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Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't.

smouch

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Then the king 'll get it again, and it 'll be a long day before he gives anybody another chance to smouch it from him.

sockdolager

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bumble-umble-um-bum-bum-bum-bum--and the thunder would go rumbling and grumbling away, and quit--and then RIP comes another flash and another sockdolager.

spaniard

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But there warn't no Spaniards and A-rabs, and there warn't no camels nor no elephants.

startlish

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He stirred up in a kind of a startlish way; but when he see it was only me he took a good gap and stretch, and then he says: "Hello, what's up?

stealthiest

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He was the softest, glidingest, stealthiest man I ever see; and there warn't no more smile to him than there is to a ham.

stupidness

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You do beat all for natural stupidness.

unbarring

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When I got to the three log doorsteps I heard them unlocking and unbarring and unbolting.

uneasier

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I wished the woman would say something more; the longer she set still the uneasier I was.

unregular

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I must lay it by in my mind, and think it over some time or other, it's so kind of strange and unregular.

yawled

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So they softened down and said it was all right; and when we got to the village they yawled us ashore.