Mosquitoes Vocabulary List

aloose

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"How're we going to keep the tender from pulling the rope back around that post and getting aloose?"

americanization

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Italian working people, to the final and ultimate Americanization of the family, since this fortune, like most American ones, was built on the flouting of a statutory impediment.

arcturus

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Arcturus, Orion swinging head downward by his knees, in the southern sky an electric lobster fading as the moon rose.

bonelessly

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TWELVE O'CLOCK When he reached her she sat huddled in the road, crouching bonelessly upon herself, huddling her head in her crossed thin arms.

britisher

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All Britishers cut their teeth on anchor chains and marlinspikes."

brownly

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His loose jowls moved rhythmically and he spat brownly upon the earth at their feet, barely averting his head: "You folks been wandering around in the swamp all day?"

bugled

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he bugled melodiously.

chopin

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"I always liked Chopin."

dapperly

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Mr. Talliaferro walked dapperly, swinging his stick, his goal in sight.

debussy

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"Oh--Debussy, George Gershwin.

dobber

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In a corner of the ceiling there was a dirt dobber's nest--a hard lump of clay with holes in it, stuck to the ceiling, and big green flies made a steady droning sound.

dogwatch

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"Here comes the dogwatch," Mrs. Wiseman remarked brightly.

englishman

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No Englishman nor Welshman nor Scot will eat an apple tart."

georgian

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After a while Halim spoke.--Ah, Lord, in the Georgian hills I loved this maid myself, when I was a lad.

grayly

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SIX O'CLOCK Trees heavy and ancient with moss loomed out of it hugely and grayly: the mist might have been a sluggish growth between and among them.

helling

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"Here I've had to pay a man two days just because you were off helling around somewheres.

jerkwater

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Belong to one of these jerkwater clubs?

maecenas

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--Maecenas alone.

megaphoned

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"Pick you up when we come back," he megaphoned through his hands.

moiled

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Fairchild and Major Ayers were ecstatically voluble: the small room fairly moiled with sound.

mussolini

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Mussolini, of course.

outswim

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"Pretty soon he could outswim the old sheep, and having to dive so much after the young ones, he got to where he could stay under water longer and longer at a time.

partnerless

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Miss Jameson, partnerless, sat at the card table playing solitaire.

prisoning

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"Here you are," she exclaimed brightly, prisoning their arms; "come: let's all dance a while.

rabbitlike

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"Where," he continued, "are, the soft bulging rabbitlike things women used to have inside their clothes?

reassimilated

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Fairchild remarked his expression with sudden curiosity, but before he could speak Mr. Talliaferro reassimilated himself and became again his familiar articulated mild alarm.

rifeness

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Their faces merged and Jenny was immediately utterly boneless, seeming to suspend her merging rifeness by her soft mouth, then she opened her mouth against his.

rotarian

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"Hadn't you heard that Talliaferro was a Rotarian?"

scuttered

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They all scuttered their oars upon the water, craning their necks.

scuttering

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The water sheared away creaming: a white fading through milky jade to blue again, and a thin spray whipped from it, scuttering like small shot.

sepulchrally

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A novelist, a painter--" "I am invited, too," the blond young man put in sepulchrally.

shapelessly

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Mrs. Maurier raised her astonished, shrieking face and dragged a garment shapelessly across her recently uncorseted breast, as women do.

sibilantly

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8 The car swept sibilantly up the drive and on around the house.

skirled

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She extended the cigarette and skirled her hat onto the lounge beside.

tweaky

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--is to put the salts up in a tweaky phial, a phial that will look well on one's night table: a jolly design of some sort.

tweeded

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* * * Jenny remarked his legs, tweeded.

unclamped

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The Semitic man unclamped his dead cigar and cast it outward.

uncommunicativeness

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The Semitic man grunted again, immersed in one of his rare periods of uncommunicativeness.

uncorseted

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Mrs. Maurier raised her astonished, shrieking face and dragged a garment shapelessly across her recently uncorseted breast, as women do.

ungirdled

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Beneath it, soundless shapes amid which, vaguely, a maiden in an ungirdled robe and with a thin bright chain between her ankles, and a sound of far lamenting.

unmuscled

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Mr. Talliaferro watched his muscles bulge the thin cloth with envious distaste, recalling anew the unmuscled emphasis of his own pressed flannel.

unnurtured

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At the companionway the ghostly poet joined them hurriedly, flapping his handkerchief about his face and neck and the top of his unnurtured evaporating head.

unpure

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"Pure because they have yet to discover some way to make it unpure.

unreluctance

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Then he moved his hand from the rail and as Jenny, seeing the movement, turned to him with a slow unreluctance, he chucked her under the chin.

unrhythmic

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Fairchild turned his head and glanced comprehensively about his small congested island enclosed with an unrhythmic clashing of blades.

unsapped

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above unsapped convolvulae of hillsapril a bee sipping perplexed with pleasure .

unswaddled

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He had unswaddled a damp cloth from something and he now bent over his find.

volitionless

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"I was watching these things in the water," she said when he came to her like a tack to a magnet, volitionless and verbose.

widders

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Widders and artists, you know.

youngness

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The car drew away and he watched it, thinking of the girl's youngness, her hard clean youngness, with fear and a troubling unhappy desire like an old sorrow.