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a summary of the principles of Christian religion in the form of questions and answers, used for the instruction of Christians

100

A family man was doubly reckless to have broken rules that everyone in the shadow world knew like a catechism

—p.100 by Jennifer Egan
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A family man was doubly reckless to have broken rules that everyone in the shadow world knew like a catechism

—p.100 by Jennifer Egan
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(adjective) sluggish groggy / (noun combining form) oral or written expression / (noun combining form) doctrine; theory; science

134

Dexter was logy from the heavy lunch; he wanted to splash cold water on his face.

what a weird word

—p.134 by Jennifer Egan
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Dexter was logy from the heavy lunch; he wanted to splash cold water on his face.

what a weird word

—p.134 by Jennifer Egan
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(adjective) designed to avert evil

136

She wore a wedding ring (as did he) and a small gold cross at her neck, but a current of wayward sensuality had been unmistakable in her, making these symbols seem apotropaic

—p.136 by Jennifer Egan
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She wore a wedding ring (as did he) and a small gold cross at her neck, but a current of wayward sensuality had been unmistakable in her, making these symbols seem apotropaic

—p.136 by Jennifer Egan
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in a slanting or oblique position

141

She followed the lieutenant down a hallway pocked with doors suggestively canted

—p.141 by Jennifer Egan
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She followed the lieutenant down a hallway pocked with doors suggestively canted

—p.141 by Jennifer Egan
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(noun) wainscot / (noun) material used to wainscot a surface / (verb) to line with or as if with boards or paneling

151

The apartment was small, crowded, close. Femininity breathed from every surface down to the cheap wainscoting.

—p.151 by Jennifer Egan
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The apartment was small, crowded, close. Femininity breathed from every surface down to the cheap wainscoting.

—p.151 by Jennifer Egan
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(adjective) of a kind likely to induce sleep / (adjective) inclined to or heavy with sleep; drowsy / (adjective) sleepy

217

With a somnolent underwater motion, she hammered the nail until it perforated the soft wood and joined the two slats

—p.217 by Jennifer Egan
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With a somnolent underwater motion, she hammered the nail until it perforated the soft wood and joined the two slats

—p.217 by Jennifer Egan
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(noun) a movement made by bending the last joint of the finger against the thumb and suddenly releasing it; a flick of the finger OR something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity

284

The fillip of collective opprobrium had summoned their lust like a knife chiming crystal

—p.284 by Jennifer Egan
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The fillip of collective opprobrium had summoned their lust like a knife chiming crystal

—p.284 by Jennifer Egan
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(adverb) toward or at the stern; aft / (preposition) to the rear of / (preposition) toward the stern from

363

Two points abaft of the port beam, he saw a straight dark edge.

—p.363 by Jennifer Egan
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Two points abaft of the port beam, he saw a straight dark edge.

—p.363 by Jennifer Egan
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(adjective) marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections / (adjective) calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument

390

Rather than keep the peace, he was one of the most captious, especially toward the bosun

—p.390 by Jennifer Egan
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Rather than keep the peace, he was one of the most captious, especially toward the bosun

—p.390 by Jennifer Egan
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