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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-04-03 issue of The Guardian which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created.

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  1. anaemically
    • 2009 April 3, Mark Lawson, “A writer like Marquez can have no retirement date”, The Guardian:
      An ageing author is haunted by the admonitory examples of those who set down their pens long before they laid down their lives - EM Forster, Thomas Hardy, Philip Larkin - and others who were perhaps unwise to keep feeding the libraries: the later publications of Graham Greene - abandoned novels anaemically completed, jottings of his dreams, rants about French municipal politics - will rightly perish in posterity's shredder.
  2. autocues
  3. beavering
    • 2009 April 3, Anthony Hayward, “Mike Townson”, The Guardian:
      With no degree and no sophisticated common-room conversation, he was an underestimated television hack, beavering away as an inspired head of special projects.
  4. bilaterals
    • 2009 April 3, Editorial, “Editorial: In praise of ... interpreters”, The Guardian:
      But these latter are lesser mortals than the hand-picked interpreters at the ear of every head of delegation making the round of economic, political and military (Nato next) summits, three of them to every world leader, rotating through long meetings, tense bilaterals and tedious dinners.
  5. cine *
    • 2009 April 3, Amanda Hopkinson, “Helen Levitt”, The Guardian:
      For much of the 1950s, Levitt worked operating a cine camera and as a film editor.
  6. completism
  7. discomfortingly
    • 2009 April 3, Alfred Hickling, “Another Paradise”, The Guardian:
      The best science fiction feels just a short step from reality, and Sayan Kent's farce - set in a not-too-distant future in which biometric identity cards have become compulsory - feels discomfortingly close.
  8. exocet
  9. fightbacks
    • 2009 April 3, Patrick Wintour, “G20 summit: Late night hotel peace talks that rescued deal”, The Guardian:
      For months Gordon Brown has known his lingering chances of staging one of the great modern political fightbacks rested on the last 48 hours in London as the ringmaster of 22 egotistical world leaders.
  10. kettling
  11. nuyorican
    • 2009 April 3, Garth Cartwright, “Joe Cuba”, The Guardian:
      He was an icon to New York's Puerto Rican community and can be considered a pioneer of "nuyorican" (New York Puerto Rican) culture.
  12. pollmeister
    • 2009 April 3, Hugh Muir, “Diary”, The Guardian:
      But the real excitement is to be found in Erith and Thamesmead, where the Blairites in exile are channelling their hopes on Georgia Gould, 22, daughter of Mr Tony's famed pollmeister Philip.
  13. promotively
    • 2009 April 3, Amanda Hopkinson, “Helen Levitt”, The Guardian:
      But perhaps it should be left to her long-term collaborator, Agee, to sum up the work as "the record of an ancient, primitive, transient and immortal civilisation, incomparably superior to our own", and its creator as "one of a handful who have to be described as good artists, not loosely, or arrogantly, or promotively, but simply because no other description will do".
  14. rereaders
  15. reregulating
    • 2009 April 3, Felicity Lawrence, “The work starts here”, The Guardian:
      It has been fashionable among some pundits to say offshore havens were peripheral to the collapse of the financial system, a distraction in the business of reregulating the markets and the banks.
  16. screentests
    • 2009 April 3, Jess Cartner-Morley, “G20 summit: How Britain was wooed by Michelle Obama”, The Guardian:
      She may have passed her American screentests with flying colours, appearing on the cover of Vogue in her first month in the White House, but the delicate negotiations in London, against the backdrop of high-profile protest, posed a new test.
  17. strimming
    • 2009 April 3, Veronica Heath, “Country diary”, The Guardian:
      I used to watch wildlife in our churchyard, where ivy, hollies and ferns flourished, but now only the toughest foliage survives here, due to modern mowing and strimming - although the daffodils planted along the rectory wall are a delight.
  18. twitterable