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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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(adjective) difficult knotty / (adjective) ; rough to the touch; as / (adjective) having small raised dots, scales, or points / (adjective) covered with raised, roughened, or unwholesome patches / (adjective) dealing with suggestive, indecent, or scandalous themes; salacious / (adjective) squalid

11

This was a scabrous half-truth. Russ himself had originally proposed the name.

—p.11 by Jonathan Franzen
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This was a scabrous half-truth. Russ himself had originally proposed the name.

—p.11 by Jonathan Franzen
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(adjective) marked by wantonness; lecherous / (adjective) salacious / (adjective) having a smooth or slippery quality

29

Referring warmly to the Arizona trip, or more archly to the sensitivity training they did on Sunday nights, or more lubriciously to certain choice girls on the Crossroads roster

—p.29 by Jonathan Franzen
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Referring warmly to the Arizona trip, or more archly to the sensitivity training they did on Sunday nights, or more lubriciously to certain choice girls on the Crossroads roster

—p.29 by Jonathan Franzen
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(adjective) tending to cause discontent, animosity, or envy / (adjective) envious / (adjective) of an unpleasant or objectionable nature; obnoxious / (adjective) of a kind to cause harm or resentment

34

Same thing with her long, straight, shining hair, which was of a richer color than the slightly false-seeming yellow of his own: she had the platonic teen-girl hair to which other girls compared their own invidiously

—p.34 by Jonathan Franzen
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Same thing with her long, straight, shining hair, which was of a richer color than the slightly false-seeming yellow of his own: she had the platonic teen-girl hair to which other girls compared their own invidiously

—p.34 by Jonathan Franzen
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childishly silly and trivial

117

The whole notion of coolness was puerile.

—p.117 by Jonathan Franzen
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The whole notion of coolness was puerile.

—p.117 by Jonathan Franzen
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(adjective) involving or accomplished with careful perseverance / (adjective) diligent in application or pursuit

294

“Not necessarily. It isn’t hard to hide a drug habit if you’re sedulous about the protocols.”

—p.294 by Jonathan Franzen
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“Not necessarily. It isn’t hard to hide a drug habit if you’re sedulous about the protocols.”

—p.294 by Jonathan Franzen
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loud, reverberating, and often melancholy

399

Russ felt powerless against Wanda’s plangency

—p.399 by Jonathan Franzen
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Russ felt powerless against Wanda’s plangency

—p.399 by Jonathan Franzen
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(adjective) being less dense / (adjective) of, relating to, or interesting to a select group; esoteric / (adjective) very high / (verb) to make rare, thin, porous, or less dense; to expand without the addition of matter / (verb) to make more spiritual, refined, or abstruse / (verb) to become less dense

431

in the shimmering heat, the rarefied air, found that this made sense to him

—p.431 by Jonathan Franzen
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in the shimmering heat, the rarefied air, found that this made sense to him

—p.431 by Jonathan Franzen
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philosophical and metaphysical theories of divine presence in which the divine encompasses or is manifested in the material world

433

The truth was, he missed the mesa, the immanence of God in every rock, every bush, every insect

—p.433 by Jonathan Franzen
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The truth was, he missed the mesa, the immanence of God in every rock, every bush, every insect

—p.433 by Jonathan Franzen
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(noun) the scope, extent, or bounds of something

436

in her narrow Flagstaff ambit, with most of the country’s young men overseas, his apparition at Nativity had been as singular to her as hers was to him

—p.436 by Jonathan Franzen
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in her narrow Flagstaff ambit, with most of the country’s young men overseas, his apparition at Nativity had been as singular to her as hers was to him

—p.436 by Jonathan Franzen
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(adjective) playing lightly on or over a surface; flickering / (adjective) softly bright or radiant / (adjective) marked by lightness or brilliance especially of expression

480

The speck was in his mind, and his mind was now lambent with rationality at all hours.

—p.480 by Jonathan Franzen
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The speck was in his mind, and his mind was now lambent with rationality at all hours.

—p.480 by Jonathan Franzen
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