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(noun) a brief moment of emotional excitement; shudder thrill

14

The pastoral eternity of this view was made poignant, all the same, by a modern frisson

—p.14 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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The pastoral eternity of this view was made poignant, all the same, by a modern frisson

—p.14 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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(adjective) mournful / (adjective) exaggeratedly or affectedly mournful / (adjective) dismal

16

Where so many people are poor and without private transport, the RER is the only way to come and go – and it has acquired a lugubrious grip over all existence

—p.16 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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Where so many people are poor and without private transport, the RER is the only way to come and go – and it has acquired a lugubrious grip over all existence

—p.16 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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clear and obvious, in a stark or exaggerated form

21

Inside, the nature of local preoccupations is writ large upon the walls

—p.21 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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Inside, the nature of local preoccupations is writ large upon the walls

—p.21 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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(adjective) keen, sharp / (adjective) vigorously effective and articulate / (adjective) caustic / (adjective) sharply perceptive; penetrating / (adjective) clear-cut, distinct

38

they wanted to destroy reality and themselves – and to rediscover, in the process, some sense of chivalry and nobility – and therefore they embraced the trenchant power of radical Islam.

—p.38 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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they wanted to destroy reality and themselves – and to rediscover, in the process, some sense of chivalry and nobility – and therefore they embraced the trenchant power of radical Islam.

—p.38 Notes on a Suicide (13) missing author
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(adjective) causing or tending to cause sleep / (adjective) tending to dull awareness or alertness / (adjective) of, relating to, or marked by sleepiness or lethargy / (noun) a soporific agent / (noun) hypnotic

53

What had formerly been a sedative, a tranquilizing soporific, had morphed into a facilitator of reflection

—p.53 Out of the Cradle (49) by John Barth
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What had formerly been a sedative, a tranquilizing soporific, had morphed into a facilitator of reflection

—p.53 Out of the Cradle (49) by John Barth
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(adjective) very flowery in style; ornate / tinged with red; ruddy / marked by emotional or sexual fervor / elaborately or excessively intricate or complicated

88

a shearing away from our shared reality and a turn towards an interim state that might lead to a florid psychosis

—p.88 The Recall of Herman Harcourt (75) missing author
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a shearing away from our shared reality and a turn towards an interim state that might lead to a florid psychosis

—p.88 The Recall of Herman Harcourt (75) missing author
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(adjective) of, relating to, or being speech used for social or emotive purposes rather than for communicating information

107

I try and put on a real ensemble performance, all phatic fakery and apologetic grimaces to anyone who endeavours to catch my attention along the way.

—p.107 Coming Home to the Counter-Revolution (107) missing author
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I try and put on a real ensemble performance, all phatic fakery and apologetic grimaces to anyone who endeavours to catch my attention along the way.

—p.107 Coming Home to the Counter-Revolution (107) missing author
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just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary

132

We sat and smoked and Ziad held forth excitedly on the subject of politics and possibilities and stubborn, inchoate dreams

—p.132 Coming Home to the Counter-Revolution (107) missing author
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We sat and smoked and Ziad held forth excitedly on the subject of politics and possibilities and stubborn, inchoate dreams

—p.132 Coming Home to the Counter-Revolution (107) missing author
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(noun) the mind in its hypothetical primary blank or empty state before receiving outside impressions / (noun) something existing in its original pristine state (philosophy)

150

I evidently project a certain tabula rasa quality

—p.150 Saint Ivo (147) missing author
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I evidently project a certain tabula rasa quality

—p.150 Saint Ivo (147) missing author
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a green or bluish patina formed on copper, brass, or bronze surfaces when exposed to air

191

there was some element of copper in the roofs that had given them a sheen of verdigris over time, as if they were slowly reintegrating with the organic environment

—p.191 The Alarming Palsy of James Orr (183) missing author
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there was some element of copper in the roofs that had given them a sheen of verdigris over time, as if they were slowly reintegrating with the organic environment

—p.191 The Alarming Palsy of James Orr (183) missing author
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