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I found these words in chapter one of Wilfred Thesiger's Arabian Sands: transliteration p. 13, desiccated p. 15, privation p. 15, oryx p. 18, acacias p. 18, levy (n 2) p. 19, panoply p. 19, impi p. 19, chamberlain p. 19, contemporaries p. 20, heath p. 24, lobelia p. 24, tumuli p. 24, deputation p. 26, pasturage p. 26, imperious p. 28, glutinous p. 29, basaltic p. 29, calcine p. 29, riven p. 30, presage p. 30, dhow p. 30, barbary p. 34, kudu p. 34, addax p. 34, pastoral p. 34, dappled p. 35, inviolate p. 38 and entomologist p. 38.

Thesiger, Wilfred. Arabian Sands. New York: Penguin Putnam Inc., 1991.


Radio words: ensconced and epigraphist.


Web word: cudgel.

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I haven't been reading as much over the past few days. Instead I've been trying to remember some of the words I've identified to date. Here are some more words from On the Road: sardonic p. 157, disconsolate p. 158, reverie p. 159, indubitably p. 160, firmament p. 163, coverlet p. 164, choleric p. 167 and lugubriously p. 167.

Kerouac, Jack. The Portable Jack Kerouac. Ed. Ann Charters. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.


Web words: supercilious, iniquitous and edifying.

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Again, these are from Vanity of Duluoz: fructify p. 126, manse p. 126, demure p. 126, fink p. 127, epigrammatical p. 129, epithet p. 129, valor p. 129, avouch p. 129, repugnant p. 129, lout p. 130, pederast p. 130, temper (n 2) p. 131, repertory p. 131, polemic p. 131, impalpability p. 132, scatological p. 132, purgation p. 132, repair (n 3) p. 133, vacuity p. 135 and bethink p. 136.

Kerouac, Jack. The Portable Jack Kerouac. Ed. Ann Charters. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.


Newsletter word: pedagogical.

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More from Vanity of Duluoz: scupper p. 112, corvette p. 112, scullion p. 113, bawdry p. 113, billow p. 113, larboard p. 113, parturient p. 113, rakish p. 113, laird p. 114, leeward p. 114, Kern p. 116, hipe p. 117, gelt p. 118, repudiate p. 118, viscount p. 120, fud p. 121, scion p. 121, Medina p. 122, inscrutable p. 123, hassock p. 123 and taciturn p. 124.

Kerouac, Jack. The Portable Jack Kerouac. Ed. Ann Charters. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.


Web words: aspersion and incredulous.

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I read these words in an excerpt of Vanity of Duluoz I found in The Portable Jack Kerouac: drear p. 92, sartorial p. 93, lackadaisical p. 94, akimbo p. 96, whiling p. 97, controvert p. 98, athwart p. 101, behest p. 101, argufy p. 103, quiff p. 104, fust p. 106, brigand p. 107 and saltpeter p. 109.

Kerouac, Jack. The Portable Jack Kerouac. Ed. Ann Charters. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.


Radio word: inquest.


Conversation: kinesis and kinesthetic.

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These ones are from an excerpt of Maggie Cassidy that I read in The Portable Jack Kerouac: copse p. 63, vale p. 63, pocky p. 64, aureate p. 64, ululating p. 64, purl p. 64, stolidity p. 65, halyard p. 65, diadem p. 65, corona p. 65, profundity p. 66, implacable p. 66, dolor p. 70, sublime p. 70, incontestable p. 72, skiving p. 74, crapulous p. 77, tawny p. 79, boor p. 81, craw p. 84, mincing p. 86 and riotous p. 89.

Kerouac, Jack. The Portable Jack Kerouac. Ed. Ann Charters. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.


Television words: affable, bicameral and antipathy.