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anybodies

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"Anybodies don't know," said Norman.

attaboy

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The Chief himself, Chief Booker, had driven all the way to the marina at midnight to give him an attaboy!

badmouths

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None badmouths him.

baltic

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She was sexy, all right, a big Baltic blonde with amazing breasts that she managed to tilt upward like missiles and enjoyed showing.

bigmouthed

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There she was, about ten feet inside the door, the bigmouthed momma.

bonsoir

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The maitre d' showed them all to the terrace, then hurried over to Norman and Magdalena with a pleasant smile and "Bonsoir, monsieur, madame."

bouvier

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"L, a, n, t, i, e, r. It's French, like Bouvier."

cadillac

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Getting run over by a Volvo Vulcan or a Cadillac Escalade.

colombian

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and now Venezuelans, Nicaraguans, Puerto Ricans, Colombians, Russians, Israelis... Hmmmmh... really?

dobla

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and the clerk saying, "Dobla los brazos y levanta los codos delante"... and him caring about only one thing... the horrible chance that somebody he knew might see him like this.

dogbite

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He has to choose a Low-Rent song by Bulldog, and Bulldog is like Dogbite and Rabies--an imitation of Pitbull.

duroy

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A man named Roy Duroy staged that party every year at the hotel he owned, The Random, on Collins Avenue, not all that far south of the Lincoln Suites.

estonian

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We'll give you your Russian or Estonian name... but you've got to bring your own blond hair and sexy-ecstasy expression and lawless labial lips.

eyebeams

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He drilled his eyebeams into her eyes and held her in place.

gospodin

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They knew Gospodin Korolyov very well.

greenwich

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A hedge fund billionaire from Greenwich?--Stamford?--someplace in Connecticut, anyway.

grubbier

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They look older and grubbier and more washed out... the whole bunch are americanos, after all.

grumpier

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When they entered the circular drive in front of the little Pan Am-leftover City Hall at 7:20--one look, and he immediately grew grumpier.

guajira

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Being from Camaguey was synonymous with being a guajira, a hick.

haitian

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He had nothing against minorities... the americanos... the blacks... the Haitians... the Nicas, as everybody called Nicaraguans.

hawaiian

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They had a go-to-hell Hawaiian print all over them.

hopsacking

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Only the dimmest daylight showed through the weave of a length of hopsacking that served as a makeshift curtain over the room's only window.

jigaboo

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But he's a hothead, this jigaboo is, and he's a big dick who ain't gonna take no shit off nobody.

lamebrained

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They would all become world-class jokes, utterly lamebrained, unbelievably gullible culture strivers!

lauderdale

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"You realize we're practically in Fort Lauderdale... and we're hell west of nowhere?

lineless

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His smooth, pale, utterly lineless face turned almost scarlet.

mapache

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Maybe you got claws and a tail like a mapache!"

meatheads

(vocab lists with meatheads)
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They sell it to meatheads like the ones we got here.

michelangelo

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That picture on page one was a veritable male nude in chiaroscuro, school of Michelangelo.

morpheus

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Knock me unconscious... that's all I ask... sail me away from esta casita... into the arms of the Sandman... Take away my thoughts... be my morphine... :::::: But Morpheus failed him.

nicaraguan

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He had nothing against minorities... the americanos... the blacks... the Haitians... the Nicas, as everybody called Nicaraguans.

olympics

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Nestor's entire universe suddenly contracted into that door and the Olympics-level test of opening it with maximum strength, maximum speed--while maintaining maximum control... now!

priapus

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the god Priapus, the gorged cock of Youth rampant!...

prissily

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Then she and Norman walked through this precisely, prissily clipped formal hedgeway and--there was Chez Toi, Your House, right in front of them.

puggy

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In there right now were eight--or was it nine!--Loop executives, including the CEO, Puggy Knobloch, plus Ed himself, Ira Cutler, and Adlai desPortes, the Herald's new publisher.

rancidly

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That made him laugh... rancidly.

simplemindedly

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Long pause--until Nestor says as SMACK simplemindedly as he can: "Friday?"

snaggletoothed

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The whole place appeared snaggletoothed.

snottiness

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The irony, the snottiness, the belittling and disdainful way he wrote him off as a pest--eating up his precious time--the full-bore contempt and blatant disrespect... that did it.

streep

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I zink eet ees wonna zoze streep clubs."

thatchy

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He had a baby face, all right, and a head of longish, thatchy blond hair.

tourette

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Any example was better than that one... pneumonia, tuberculosis, Tourette's syndrome, hepatitis, diverticulitis... anything.

ubangi

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It don't matter if it's Uganda, Yoruba, Ubangi, or Overtown.

upwrought

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He realized he must have looked more morose and upwrought than Sanchez had ever seen him.

venezuelan

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and now Venezuelans, Nicaraguans, Puerto Ricans, Colombians, Russians, Israelis... Hmmmmh... really?

watteau

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It could be the age of Giotto, the age of Watteau, the age of Picasso, or the age of Bouguereau, for that matter--she knew so much!

wonna

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I zink eet ees wonna zoze streep clubs."

worshipfulness

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They couldn't have contained their worshipfulness more completely.

yawps

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Nearby... the too-loud yawps of TV sets within the apartments... but no tenants were out in the noonday sun on this floor.

zurich

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The only symbol of one's exalted status in the FIZ (Fuggerzberuf Industriellbank of Zurich) VIP room was the mere fact that one had been allowed in at all.