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A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving[edit]

abutment
advisee
alongside
altarpiece
amputee
an arm and a leg
athleticism
ball peen hammer
beachfront
bedspring
beetleskin
believeth
birdshit
black angus
black ice
bloodless
blowgun
boarder
boathouse
bobble
bracing
bread box
bucket brigade
candlelit
chinchilla
choirmaster
Christmasy
citybound
Classicist
clerical collar
clockface
common cold
condemnatory
contra – A Prayer for Owen Meany ISBN 0345361792, page 306
costar
counselee
countinghouse
crèche
daredevil
day boy
derrickman
dirgeful
displeasure
dogsledding
drawing room
earflap
Epiphany
eyeliner
farfetched
farmhouse
finagle
finger painting
flub
flying buttress
footbridge
forepaw
fraught
fretfully
fruitcake – A Prayer for Owen Meany ISBN 0345361792, page 262
fuddy-duddy
full-tilt
fussbudget
go-getter
goosed
hanky-panky
hardwood
hatbox
hatless
headless
heartfelt
heavyset
henceforward
high chair
homesickness
housemother
hymnal
in a state
in one’s cups
in spite of
inexorable
interdemoninational
Ivy League
jump shot
killdeer
knee socks
know-it-all
laundry chute
leg-warmer

lengthwise
linemen
litanic
liveth
long-winded
loquacity
lose count
loved one
lumberjack
lumberyard
master key
Maundy Thursday
middie
middle ground
mill around
mistook
mountaintop
murderous
narthex
Nicene Creed
nondenominational
nonlubricated
nonspecific
nubbin
nursing bra
oafish
old school – A Prayer for Owen Meany ISBN 0345361792, page 296
onstage
orchestrate
outdoorsman
overlarge
overtired
palaver
panicked
parishioner
pass-and-catch
pep talk
peppermill
pinkeye
powerboat
preadolescent
presexual
protrusive
provincialism
railroad tie
rawhide
recessional
red-letter day
reform school
remindful
Rev.
rite of passage
role model
roofline
roughneck
running board
saith
saltbox
savagery
sawyer
scatter rug
Scotch tape
scot-free
sea wall
shooed
shopworn
short stop
sidesmen
signalman
slam-dunk – A Prayer for Owen Meany ISBN 0345361792, page 303
sleep in
small hours
snowshoe
sodden
speech impediment
spiral pass
stableman
stage fright
stage mother
stairwell
staple gun
stonecutter
stonecutter
storm door
stuporous
supplicant
swaddling clothes
swamplife
take for granted
testy
theatergoing
throwback
toddy
tongue-tied
topcoat
trestle bridge
trestlework
tripartite
triptych
troublemaker
trouper
turkey vulture
turtledove
undaring
underbelly
unloved
unmuddied
unsubtle
unthinking
upthrust
varsity
waders
water-ski
widow’s peak
workmanship
worshipful
would-be
yuletide
Zürich – A Prayer for Owen Meany ISBN 0345361792, page 305