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(adjective) of, relating to, or written in a simplified form of the ancient Egyptian hieratic writing / (adjective) popular common / (adjective) of or relating to the form of Modern Greek that is based on everyday speech

65

Being written in hieroglyphics, demotic and Greek, it only required that one language survive for all to be accessible

—p.65 by Helen DeWitt
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Being written in hieroglyphics, demotic and Greek, it only required that one language survive for all to be accessible

—p.65 by Helen DeWitt
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(noun) a falling off or away; deterioration / (noun) descent slope

141

I had not planned to give him a whole declension on the first day as I knew very well what Mr. Ma would think.

—p.141 by Helen DeWitt
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I had not planned to give him a whole declension on the first day as I knew very well what Mr. Ma would think.

—p.141 by Helen DeWitt
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1 year, 8 months ago

(noun) the act of performing more than is required by duty, obligation, or need

231

if it is prized in people who have to do it surely it would be a supererogatory virtue in someone who wasn’t even married.

—p.231 by Helen DeWitt
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1 year, 8 months ago

if it is prized in people who have to do it surely it would be a supererogatory virtue in someone who wasn’t even married.

—p.231 by Helen DeWitt
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1 year, 8 months ago

(noun) the quality or state of being pusillanimous; cowardliness

405

Not to mention the pusillanimity of the partnership de nos jours which meanly settles for a suit where it has found a fit rather than moving on to explore uncharted waters

—p.405 by Helen DeWitt
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1 year, 8 months ago

Not to mention the pusillanimity of the partnership de nos jours which meanly settles for a suit where it has found a fit rather than moving on to explore uncharted waters

—p.405 by Helen DeWitt
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(noun) a brief moment of emotional excitement; shudder thrill

421

it gave me an indescribable frisson to cock a snook at the official channels

—p.421 by Helen DeWitt
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1 year, 8 months ago

it gave me an indescribable frisson to cock a snook at the official channels

—p.421 by Helen DeWitt
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1 year, 8 months ago