Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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(verb) to speak or write verbosely and windily

(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

the upper part of the nave, choir, and transepts of a large church, containing a series of windows

a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments

(adj, noun) causing vomiting

a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly (plural: encomia). as the adjective encomiastic, means bestowing praise, eulogistic, laudatory

(noun) showy or unnecessary ornament in architecture, dress, or language

(in ancient Greece or Rome) a great public sacrifice, originally of a hundred oxen OR an extensive loss of life for some cause

a person who intervenes on behalf of another, especially by prayer

(noun) a long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes

(from Yiddish) look on and offer unwelcome advice, especially at a card game OR to chat, gossip, or make small talk

a quorum of ten men (or in some synagogues, men and women) over the age of 13 required for traditional Jewish public worship

(informal) a large group of people or things of indeterminate number; a pack

go to, live in, or spend time in the country

(German for Storm Detachment) the original paramilitary wing of the Nazi Party, which was effectively superseded by the SS after 1934; also known as "Brownshirts"

(in the former Soviet Union) a comrade (often used as a form of address)

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