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(noun, Italian for light and dark) an oil painting technique developed during the Renaissance that uses strong tonal contrasts between light and dark to model three-dimensional forms

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The heavens, that best chiaroscuro, are color-blind

—p.20 by David Foster Wallace
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The heavens, that best chiaroscuro, are color-blind

—p.20 by David Foster Wallace
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(adjective) previously mentioned / (verb) to mention previously

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The prenominate quotations and assessments may seem harsh, unsympathetic.

—p.27 by David Foster Wallace
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The prenominate quotations and assessments may seem harsh, unsympathetic.

—p.27 by David Foster Wallace
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(adjective) involving or accomplished with careful perseverance / (adjective) diligent in application or pursuit

27

From the kind of sedulous bibliomaniacal research to be expected of conscientious lawyers

—p.27 by David Foster Wallace
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From the kind of sedulous bibliomaniacal research to be expected of conscientious lawyers

—p.27 by David Foster Wallace
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(verb) to make up into a bale

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front-porch minor fifths off baling wire

—p.28 by David Foster Wallace
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front-porch minor fifths off baling wire

—p.28 by David Foster Wallace
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(adjective) cut short; abbreviated / (adjective) marked by or exhibiting syncopation

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those lithely syncopated quintets

—p.29 by David Foster Wallace
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those lithely syncopated quintets

—p.29 by David Foster Wallace
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the part of the Eucharistic prayer in which the presence of the Holy Spirit is invoked to bless the elements or the communicants.

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more like temblor, epiclesis, prophecy;

—p.31 by David Foster Wallace
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more like temblor, epiclesis, prophecy;

—p.31 by David Foster Wallace
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(noun) earthquake / (verb) to shake involuntarily (as with fear or cold); shiver / (verb) to move, sound, pass, or come to pass as if shaken or tremulous / (verb) to be affected with great fear or anxiety

31

more like temblor, epiclesis, prophecy;

—p.31 by David Foster Wallace
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more like temblor, epiclesis, prophecy;

—p.31 by David Foster Wallace
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(noun) the point of junction of the coronal and sagittal sutures of the skull

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at the distinctively pop-cultural bregma

—p.34 by David Foster Wallace
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at the distinctively pop-cultural bregma

—p.34 by David Foster Wallace
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the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object

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a cultural explosion whose penumbra leaks out

—p.41 by David Foster Wallace
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a cultural explosion whose penumbra leaks out

—p.41 by David Foster Wallace
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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

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And but you can feel this false 'perspective,' these lambent, tourist-bringing-his-own-water attitudes Elvis got boycotted in the 50s for promoting lewdness and negritude.

—p.43 by David Foster Wallace
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And but you can feel this false 'perspective,' these lambent, tourist-bringing-his-own-water attitudes Elvis got boycotted in the 50s for promoting lewdness and negritude.

—p.43 by David Foster Wallace
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