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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) generally pleasing and engaging often because of a childlike charm and innocence / (adjective) cheerful lighthearted

40

She looked like the thick-waisted but winsome model who would appear in a magazine next to the words fabulous at any age.

this made me laugh

—p.40 Hold Your Fire (19) missing author
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3 months ago

She looked like the thick-waisted but winsome model who would appear in a magazine next to the words fabulous at any age.

this made me laugh

—p.40 Hold Your Fire (19) missing author
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3 months ago

(adj) exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks

60

It was a C-shape, roughly, variegated gray along the shoreline, grass-green above that, then the moss and dung and black peak.

—p.60 The Station (59) by Granta
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3 months ago

It was a C-shape, roughly, variegated gray along the shoreline, grass-green above that, then the moss and dung and black peak.

—p.60 The Station (59) by Granta
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3 months ago

declivated: downward sloping; declivity: downward slope

69

I was certain I would go sliding to my death, but I managed to curl my fingers into a declivity, and my feet found purchase on a small outcropping

—p.69 The Station (59) by Granta
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3 months ago

I was certain I would go sliding to my death, but I managed to curl my fingers into a declivity, and my feet found purchase on a small outcropping

—p.69 The Station (59) by Granta
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3 months ago

(noun) a mineral consisting of a massive usually layered calcium carbonate (as aragonite or calcite) formed by deposition from spring waters or especially from hot springs

132

Small, sculptural pedestals suggest that what’s for sale aspires to the condition of art, a sense reinforced by the floors’ expanses of travertine.

—p.132 You Are Here, You Are Not a Ghost (129) by Granta
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3 months ago

Small, sculptural pedestals suggest that what’s for sale aspires to the condition of art, a sense reinforced by the floors’ expanses of travertine.

—p.132 You Are Here, You Are Not a Ghost (129) by Granta
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3 months ago

(adjective) empyreal / (noun) the highest heaven or heavenly sphere in ancient and medieval cosmology usually consisting of fire or light / (noun) the true and ultimate heavenly paradise / (noun) firmament heavens / (noun) an ideal place or state

133

The other inescapable new presence is Barneys, a sleek store that displays, across two rather sparsely stocked floors, clothing, accessories and jewelry priced at such an empyrean level that I am challenged to appreciate the allure of, say, a $1,000 pair of sneakers, a $5,000 purse.

—p.133 You Are Here, You Are Not a Ghost (129) by Granta
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3 months ago

The other inescapable new presence is Barneys, a sleek store that displays, across two rather sparsely stocked floors, clothing, accessories and jewelry priced at such an empyrean level that I am challenged to appreciate the allure of, say, a $1,000 pair of sneakers, a $5,000 purse.

—p.133 You Are Here, You Are Not a Ghost (129) by Granta
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3 months ago

atone for (guilt or sin)

201

If I’d meant my little courier run as another crumb of expiation, I’d failed. If I’d meant my service here on the island as a larger penance, that, too, had fallen short.

—p.201 As if in Prayer (195) by Granta
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3 months ago

If I’d meant my little courier run as another crumb of expiation, I’d failed. If I’d meant my service here on the island as a larger penance, that, too, had fallen short.

—p.201 As if in Prayer (195) by Granta
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3 months ago