The Sound And The Fury Vocabulary List

armenian

(vocab lists with armenian)
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"You're thinking of Armenians," he says, "aren't you.

biggity

(vocab lists with biggity)
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"Aint you talking biggity.

bloodying

(vocab lists with bloodying)
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"She's giving Gerald hell for bloodying you up.

bluegum

(vocab lists with bluegum)
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They making a bluegum out of you.

bulletlike

(vocab lists with bulletlike)
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Ben looked up at it, then he looked at the bulletlike silhouette of Luster's head in the window and he begun to bob his head again, drooling.

canadian

(vocab lists with canadian)
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She called Shreve that fat Canadian youth twice she arranged a new room-mate for me without consulting me at all, once for me to move out, once for He opened the door in the twilight.

chickasaw

(vocab lists with chickasaw)
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But it was enough: who reached the Chickasaw Agency at Okatoba (which in 1860 was still called Old Jefferson) and went no further.

choctaw

(vocab lists with choctaw)
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1833] Choctaw Indians were forcibly removed from Mississippi and sent to the Indian Territory from 1831 to 1833.

churchward

(vocab lists with churchward)
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Along its quiet length white people in bright clumps moved churchward, under the windy bells, walking now and then in the random and tentative sun.

clamb

(vocab lists with clamb)
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"Me and Benjy seed her clamb out de window last night.

defunctive

(vocab lists with defunctive)
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The lane went back to a barred gate, became defunctive in grass, a mere path scarred quietly into new grass.

dogeared

(vocab lists with dogeared)
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He stood there laughing above the picture, above the cold beautiful face now creased and dogeared from its week's sojourn in the desk drawer and the handbag.

dogfennel

(vocab lists with dogfennel)
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"He was playing with that bottle full of dogfennel and all of a sudden he started up bellering.

englishman

(vocab lists with englishman)
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He went to Canada, where he pretended to be an Englishman and joined the RAF training program there.

fatly

(vocab lists with fatly)
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Shreve was coming up the walk, shambling, fatly earnest, his glasses glinting beneath the running leaves like little pools.

flabbily

(vocab lists with flabbily)
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Liquid putrefaction like drowned things floating like pale rubber flabbily filled getting the odor of honeysuckle all mixed up.

furriner

(vocab lists with furriner)
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"Them furriners.

furriners

(vocab lists with furriners)
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"Them furriners.

galilee

(vocab lists with galilee)
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Jesus walking on Galilee and Washington not telling lies.

glasgow

(vocab lists with glasgow)
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Son of a Glasgow printer, orphaned and raised by his mother's people in the Perth highlands.

grandmammy

(vocab lists with grandmammy)
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I bet you better not let your grandmammy hear you talking like that."

helling

(vocab lists with helling)
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I had already lost thirteen points, all because she had to come helling in there at twelve, worrying me about that letter.

hophead

(vocab lists with hophead)
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I says no thank you I have all the women I can take care of now if I married a wife she'd probably turn out to be a hophead or something.

italicization

(vocab lists with italicization)
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Faulkner wrote to Wasson, instructing him to restore the italics and letting him know that he had marked additional passages in the galleys for italicization.

jaybird

(vocab lists with jaybird)
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The five jaybirds whirled over the house, screaming, and into the mulberries again.

jellybeans

(vocab lists with jellybeans)
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Are you hiding out in the woods with one of those dam slick-headed jellybeans?

jimson

(vocab lists with jimson)
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Here's you a jimson weed.

looey

(vocab lists with looey)
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"He fum Saint Looey," Frony said.

macbeth

(vocab lists with macbeth)
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Do you find the novel as pessimistic and despairing as Macbeth's speech?

marse

(vocab lists with marse)
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Cannebiere] The main boulevard in Marseilles.

misfortunate

(vocab lists with misfortunate)
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But your mother has had a misfortunate life too, and if she was to come in here and ask me why you quit, I'd have to tell her.

mommer

(vocab lists with mommer)
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We were playing in the branch and Caddy squatted down and got her dress wet and Versh said, "Your mommer going to whip you for getting your dress wet."

mountainously

(vocab lists with mountainously)
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He loaded himself mountainously with stove wood.

naggin

(vocab lists with naggin)
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Cant you never crawl through here without snagging on that nail."

onliest

(vocab lists with onliest)
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"Den he's de onliest man here I'd try to fool," he says.

paintless

(vocab lists with paintless)
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Immediately Ben began to whimper again, and for a while all of them looked up the drive at the square, paintless house with its rotting portico.

peacefullest

(vocab lists with peacefullest)
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The peacefullest words.

persephone

(vocab lists with persephone)
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58. swine of Euboeleus] In Greek mythology, the swine who were swallowed up in the earth when Hades carried Persephone down into the underworld to be queen of the dead.

pocking

(vocab lists with pocking)
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and the water building and building up the squatting back the sloughed mud stinking surfaceward pocking the pattering surface like grease on a hot stove.

purposelessly

(vocab lists with purposelessly)
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Luster lay down in the swing, but Ben went on vaguely and purposelessly.

santy

(vocab lists with santy)
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Santy Claus, Benjy.

scuttering

(vocab lists with scuttering)
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Spoade was in the middle of them like a terrapin in a street full of scuttering dead leaves, his collar about his ears, moving at his customary unhurried walk.

spute

(vocab lists with spute)
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"I dont spute dat neither.

squirl

(vocab lists with squirl)
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Look here at this squirl, Benjy."

teched

(vocab lists with teched)
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I aint teched hit."

uncapitalized

(vocab lists with uncapitalized)
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Commas are sometimes used expressively to suggest the movements of the voice, and capitals are sometimes meant to give significance to a word beyond those it might have in its uncapitalized form.

uncrating

(vocab lists with uncrating)
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I went on to the back, where old Job was uncrating them, at the rate of about three bolts to the hour.

unhitching

(vocab lists with unhitching)
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I hurried and got there just as they were unhitching the hack.

unimpatient

(vocab lists with unimpatient)
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He stood there beside the gaunt rabbit of a mule, the two of them shabby and motionless and unimpatient.

woodbox

(vocab lists with woodbox)
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Didn't I tole you not to leave dis place last night befo dat woodbox wus full to de top?"