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(noun) a group of notes or tones sung on one syllable in plainsong / (noun) melodic embellishment / (noun) cadenza

3

It was a bit like mine (a guttural Liverpool k; some of the same distended vowels), but with a northeastern melisma that turned “module” into mod-joo-al, “sure” into shower.

—p.3 by Tabitha Lasley
uncertain
1 year, 4 months ago

It was a bit like mine (a guttural Liverpool k; some of the same distended vowels), but with a northeastern melisma that turned “module” into mod-joo-al, “sure” into shower.

—p.3 by Tabitha Lasley
uncertain
1 year, 4 months ago

unable to be resisted or avoided; inescapable

95

the ineluctable rightness of our love

—p.95 by Tabitha Lasley
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

the ineluctable rightness of our love

—p.95 by Tabitha Lasley
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

(noun) reformatory (a custodial institution for youthful offenders)

119

“I like this. You look like all my borstal fantasies made flesh.”

sooo interesting - in the paperback version it's borstal but in the ebook [presumably the US ebook] it's "reform school"

—p.119 by Tabitha Lasley
unknown
1 year, 4 months ago

“I like this. You look like all my borstal fantasies made flesh.”

sooo interesting - in the paperback version it's borstal but in the ebook [presumably the US ebook] it's "reform school"

—p.119 by Tabitha Lasley
unknown
1 year, 4 months ago

(adjective) characteristic of or belonging to the time or state before the fall of humankind

141

Already, I was feeling nostalgic for those prelapsarian weeks before she knew my name.

—p.141 by Tabitha Lasley
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

Already, I was feeling nostalgic for those prelapsarian weeks before she knew my name.

—p.141 by Tabitha Lasley
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

(noun) a clear or yellowish flammable oily liquid mixture of phenolic compounds obtained by the distillation of tar derived from wood and especially from beech wood / (noun) a brownish oily liquid consisting chiefly of aromatic hydrocarbons obtained by distillation of coal tar and used especially as a wood preservative / (noun) a dark brown or black flammable tar deposited from especially wood smoke on the walls of a chimney / (noun) creosote bush / (verb) to treat with creosote / (noun) a resinous desert shrub (Larrea tridentata) of the caltrop family found in the southwestern United States and Mexico

206

His screen saver was a picture of them, in matching soccer jerseys, standing in front of a freshly creosoted fence

—p.206 by Tabitha Lasley
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

His screen saver was a picture of them, in matching soccer jerseys, standing in front of a freshly creosoted fence

—p.206 by Tabitha Lasley
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

(verb) to expose to shame or blame by means of falsehood and misrepresentation / (verb) violate betray

210

Her snapping voice in my ear acquired a strange familiarity over those hours, her careless traducing of my character came to feel almost companionable by the end

—p.210 by Tabitha Lasley
strange
1 year, 4 months ago

Her snapping voice in my ear acquired a strange familiarity over those hours, her careless traducing of my character came to feel almost companionable by the end

—p.210 by Tabitha Lasley
strange
1 year, 4 months ago

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