These 13 Vocabulary List

aglitter

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their eyes darkly aglitter, secret and passionate.

aholt

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You get aholt of yourself.

anzac

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There was an Anzac battalion resting in the ditch beside the road.

aweel

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"Aweel," a third says, "thae awfficers wud gang tae thae war-r too, A doot not."

beaverette

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"Only we should have said, Beaverette," Don said.

blawn

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"Blawn--" the soldier begins.

blobbed

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Just this side of the darkness, about a hundred yards away, a copse stood black, blobbed shapeless on the gloom.

buggering

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The girl had been buggering off with another fellow and left the nurse for him to hold her hand, thinking he was fooled."

chaneling

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The third man's head is bound in a bloody rag; he stumbles his aimless legs along, his head lolling, sweat chaneling slowly down his mud-crusted face.

chanelled

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Mud from the earth creeps up his boots and meets the water and is chanelled by the water as the mud creeps up the polished boots again.

chattily

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the subaltern says, his voice chattily cheerful; "all upright.

choctaw

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He was a Choctaw chief.

crestless

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Not so much but what, when he wrote 'Paid in full' under that column, time and despair rushed as slow and dark under him as under any garlanded boy or crownless and crestless girl."

dormie

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"Dormie, madame?"

embusque

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"Topping hole-up for embusque birds and such," the subaltern says.

fusileers

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So come along, yez midnight fusileers."

gesticulant

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The five young men had all turned; their heads were together, now and then a hand, an arm, secret, gesticulant, their faces all one way.

hawkshaw

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She was about five when Hawkshaw first came to town.

hellborn

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"I hellborn, child," Nancy said.

lorgnon

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The amulet consisted of one half of a mother-of-pearl lorgnon which Issetibbeha had brought back from Paris, and the skull of a cottonmouth moccasin.

malay

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He looked like an effigy, like a Malay god in frock coat, drawers, naked chest, the trivial scarlet-heeled shoes.

malbrouck

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But then, the Malbroucks dont make the wars, anyway.

mussolini

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I love Mussolini."

nimbused

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The street lights hung nimbused as in water.

patinaed

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The mute, meager toys--the fetish-shaped objects made of wood and rags and feathers--lay in the dust about the patinaed door-steps, among bones and broken gourd dishes.

piccadilly

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He no longer gave his pennies to the blind and the maimed in Piccadilly.

pitiableness

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"I believe in the pitiableness of man," the subadar said.

plumbless

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In both directions the cavern fades into darkness, plumbless and profound, filled with the quiet skeletons sitting and leaning against the walls, their arms beside them.

pocking

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It splattered on the parched earth, pocking it for a fading moment.

prussia

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"My people are of Prussia little barons.

pythia

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Then he was standing in the center of an abrupt wide circle, breathing a little hard, with the two Napoleons in their swords and pallbearer gloves and Knights of Pythias bonnets on either side of him.

reiterant

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The scream ceases; he hears the voice of the wounded man coming thin and reiterant out of the plunging bowels of decay: "A'm no dead!

riviera

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He went to the Riviera; for a week he lived like a gentleman, spending his money like a gentleman, lonely, alone in that bright aviary of the svelte kept women of all Europe.

saberlike

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The saberlike grass thrusts sparsely and rigidly upward.

scottish

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His waxed moustaches gleamed like faint bayonets above a cravat striped with what the host could not have known was the patterned coloring of a Scottish regiment.

sereneness

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His face was strained, deprecatory, yet with a kind of sereneness, like that of a man who has conquered himself.

signorino

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"You are seeing the hand of God, signorino," she said.

slatting

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Insects buzz in it, zip from beneath their feet and fall to slatting again beneath the shimmering noon.

sootlike

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Beyond them, above the steady candles, the Host rose, soaring into sootlike shadows like festooned cobwebs, with a quality sorrowful and triumphant, like wings.

sourceless

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Behind them the sourceless lights of the second car glared in the dust.

sploshed

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She made the sound into the cup and the coffee sploshed out onto her hands and her dress.

unbreaking

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You have watched an unbreaking groundswell in a cove, the water shallow, the cove quiet, a little sinister with satiate familiarity, while beyond the darkling horizon the dying storm has raged on.

undeviation

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He ate them slowly, watching the unbroken line move up the log and into oblivious doom with a steady and terrific undeviation.

unswallowed

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Again they watched his throat working and the unswallowed water sheathing broken and myriad down his chin, channeling his caked chest.

unwetted

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He held his yet unwetted spoon above his bowl.

unwindowed

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In a hired car he jounced through a gutted street between gutted walls rising undoored and unwindowed in jagged shards in the dusk.

vitry

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At that time the Chevalier Soeur Blonde de Vitry was an old man in Paris, in a toupee and a corset and a careful toothless old face fixed in a grimace quizzical and profoundly tragic.

vizorless

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Gray stares doggedly past his shoulder, his face beneath his vizorless bonnet as oblivious of the cold lances of rain as though it were granite.

whisht

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"Whisht, Matthew," old Alec said.

writhen

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They were like the roots of a huge tree uncovered, the earth broken momentarily upon the writhen, thick, fetid tangle of its lightless and outraged life.