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(adjective) deficient in color; wan / (adjective) lacking sparkle or liveliness; dull

70

Riding still, out of the roaring night into a pallid day of sidewalks and beggars with the past rising through their eyes.

—p.70 by Mary Gaitskill
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Riding still, out of the roaring night into a pallid day of sidewalks and beggars with the past rising through their eyes.

—p.70 by Mary Gaitskill
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calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation

103

During the day, life stood stolid, gray and oblivious. But at night, heaven came in the cracks.

—p.103 by Mary Gaitskill
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During the day, life stood stolid, gray and oblivious. But at night, heaven came in the cracks.

—p.103 by Mary Gaitskill
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fey (en)

(adjective) fated to die; doomed / (adjective) marked by a foreboding of death or calamity / (adjective) able to see into the future; visionary / (adjective) marked by an otherworldly air or attitude / (adjective) crazy touched / (adjective) excessively refined; precious / (adjective) quaintly unconventional; campy

145

She spoke of fey youths she had known, of their clothes and hair, the petulant swing of their slim hips.

—p.145 by Mary Gaitskill
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She spoke of fey youths she had known, of their clothes and hair, the petulant swing of their slim hips.

—p.145 by Mary Gaitskill
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(adjective) characterized by abundance; copious / (adjective) generous in amount, extent, or spirit / (adjective) being full and well developed / (adjective) aesthetically, morally, or generally offensive / (adjective) exceeding the bounds of good taste; overdone / (adjective) excessively complimentary or flattering; effusive

152

Her voice deepened; it became fulsome, indulgent, almost smug

—p.152 by Mary Gaitskill
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Her voice deepened; it became fulsome, indulgent, almost smug

—p.152 by Mary Gaitskill
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calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation

173

A stolid girl smiled uncertainly as she held the light-blinded eye of the reflector

—p.173 by Mary Gaitskill
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A stolid girl smiled uncertainly as she held the light-blinded eye of the reflector

—p.173 by Mary Gaitskill
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(noun) clothing garments

196

I crossed the room, borrowed raiment flowing

—p.196 by Mary Gaitskill
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I crossed the room, borrowed raiment flowing

—p.196 by Mary Gaitskill
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(adjective) fatty oily / (adjective) smooth and greasy in texture or appearance / (adjective) plastic / (adjective) full of unction / (adjective) revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, and false earnestness or spirituality

202

Her voice was so unctuous that for a second I thought she was affecting it to mock him. Then I saw her false, pleading smile.

—p.202 by Mary Gaitskill
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Her voice was so unctuous that for a second I thought she was affecting it to mock him. Then I saw her false, pleading smile.

—p.202 by Mary Gaitskill
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eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant

210

carried his bald head the way a certain kind of truculent person carries his butt

—p.210 by Mary Gaitskill
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carried his bald head the way a certain kind of truculent person carries his butt

—p.210 by Mary Gaitskill
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