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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-03-25 issue of The Guardian which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created.

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  1. centralisers
  2. choiceless
  3. decentralisers
  4. eyespots
    • 2009 March 25, Paul Evans, “Country diary”, The Guardian:
      There's a ladle-full of frogspawn in the pond, the birds have been in fine clear voice, a big black crow settles on an elder bush, breaking off dead twigs for its nest, blackbirds steal coconut fibre from garden planters, long-tailed tits pick at tufts of moss, a peacock butterfly emerges with the colour of early dog violets in the eyespots on its wings, bees like little wraps of energy fling themselves between flowers, lambs are skittering in the fields and a green fire burns through hedgerows and woodland banks.
  5. governmentitis
    • 2009 March 25, Jonathan Freedland, “Call it 9/15 - the day the crucial divide in the post-Blair/Brown era took shape”, The Guardian:
      They are suffering from what another cabinet minister calls "governmentitis": too consumed dealing with their own departmental briefs to give any thought to the wider political struggle (still less to the prospect of a three-week campaign against the Tories, a sense of distraction that might hand the opposition a key advantage).
  6. halfbrother
    • 2009 March 25, “Gerard Morgan-Grencille”, The Guardian:
      When he had found the quarry, he obtained £20,000 from his halfbrother, whose farm in Kenya had been destroyed by the Mau Mau. "
  7. retreatism
  8. slippered
    • 2009 March 25, David Jays, “David Walker”, The Guardian:
      Ballet keeps one slippered foot in reality, the other in fantasy.
  9. snakepit
  10. transvestitism
    • 2009 March 25, Zoe Williams, “To ban Chris Moyles from saying 'gay' can only add to his fizz”, The Guardian:
      The amendment which has made Moyles so topical has also brought Rod Liddle out in praise of the racist joke, and driven Christopher Biggins to the barricades, in defence of pantomime transvestitism and in despair at what he sees as an effort to ban homophobic jokes.