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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.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(noun) a painkilling drug or medicine

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the rise of an activist left that had no patience for the anodyne neoliberal nostrums of free trade and enlightened multicultural management

—p.21 Believe in Something (18) by Yasmin Nair
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the rise of an activist left that had no patience for the anodyne neoliberal nostrums of free trade and enlightened multicultural management

—p.21 Believe in Something (18) by Yasmin Nair
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(adjective) of, relating to, or dealing with phenomena (as of language or culture) as they occur or change over a period of time

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a preference for diachronic, narrative description of human life predominates in contemporary culture

—p.26 Orphans of Dickens (24) missing author
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a preference for diachronic, narrative description of human life predominates in contemporary culture

—p.26 Orphans of Dickens (24) missing author
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(noun) an incidental right (as a right-of-way) attached to a principal property right and passing in possession with it / (noun) a subordinate part or adjunct / (noun) accessory objects; apparatus

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most of this ambition seems to have been expended in the enumeration of appurtenances common to luxury condos in Manhattan

about the book Lake Success

—p.31 Orphans of Dickens (24) missing author
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most of this ambition seems to have been expended in the enumeration of appurtenances common to luxury condos in Manhattan

about the book Lake Success

—p.31 Orphans of Dickens (24) missing author
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(noun) a number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession / (noun) something that gives the effect of a fusillade / (noun) a spirited outburst especially of criticism

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the fusillades of disinformation continued bursting throughout the Eastern bloc

add ability to tag vocab terms? this one relevant for military metaphors

—p.41 An American Tale (36) missing author
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the fusillades of disinformation continued bursting throughout the Eastern bloc

add ability to tag vocab terms? this one relevant for military metaphors

—p.41 An American Tale (36) missing author
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(adjective) using or given to coarse language / (adjective) vulgar and evil / (adjective) containing obscenities, abuse, or slander

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the esteemed Harvard intellectual historian was made to seem a scurrilous pinko

—p.43 An American Tale (36) missing author
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the esteemed Harvard intellectual historian was made to seem a scurrilous pinko

—p.43 An American Tale (36) missing author
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political (originally communist) propaganda, especially in art or literature

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these operations were exposed as government agitprop outlets

—p.45 An American Tale (36) missing author
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these operations were exposed as government agitprop outlets

—p.45 An American Tale (36) missing author
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eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant

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innovation is so widespread and its goodness so seemingly self-evident that questioning it might seem bizarre and truculent, like criticizing beauty, science, or penicillin

—p.56 The Innovator’s Agenda (52) by John Patrick Leary
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innovation is so widespread and its goodness so seemingly self-evident that questioning it might seem bizarre and truculent, like criticizing beauty, science, or penicillin

—p.56 The Innovator’s Agenda (52) by John Patrick Leary
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(noun) revenge / (noun) a usually political policy designed to recover lost territory or status

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the United Kingdom Independence Party, the revanchist movement of economic nationalists behind the Brexit referendum vote

—p.79 A Different Class (78) missing author
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the United Kingdom Independence Party, the revanchist movement of economic nationalists behind the Brexit referendum vote

—p.79 A Different Class (78) missing author
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(adjective) consisting of or measured in money / (adjective) of or relating to money

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he, too, has put pecuniary oceans between himself and his socioeconomic origins via a long and lucrative tour in investment banking

i like this. example of a use of an unexpected adjective in a metaphor

[should we be able to tag specific quotes? and not just words?]

—p.80 A Different Class (78) missing author
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he, too, has put pecuniary oceans between himself and his socioeconomic origins via a long and lucrative tour in investment banking

i like this. example of a use of an unexpected adjective in a metaphor

[should we be able to tag specific quotes? and not just words?]

—p.80 A Different Class (78) missing author
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a formal procession of people walking, on horseback, or riding in vehicles

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the rich cavalcade of class fantasias kicked up by this bizarre presidency

—p.80 A Different Class (78) missing author
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the rich cavalcade of class fantasias kicked up by this bizarre presidency

—p.80 A Different Class (78) missing author
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