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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-03-16 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-03).

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2008-03-16[edit]

  1. acronymic
    • 2008 March 16, William Safire, “Salutations”, New York Times:
      (Emcee is the acronymic initialism that avoids the sexual specificity of masters or mistresses of ceremonies because master is domineering and mistress demeaning.
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  2. aerosensitive
  3. antihunger
    • 2008 March 16, Allen Salkin, “Leaving Behind the Trucker Hat”, New York Times:
      Raised on the Upper East Side by a father who is a foundation executive and a mother who writes about criminal justice, Mr. Shute graduated from Amherst and worked for an antihunger charity.
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  4. antitrafficking
    • 2008 March 16, Nicholas D. Kristof, “The Pimps’ Slaves”, New York Times:
      A broad coalition of antitrafficking leaders from left and right sent the Justice Department a furious letter scolding it for being soft on pimps.
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  5. bruschette *
    • 2008 March 16, “In SoHo’s Shadow”, New York Times:
      The menu, which is Italian, features bruschette, panini and plates of cheese and sliced meats.
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  6. conehead
    • 2008 March 16, Matt Weiland, “Wild and Crazy Guys”, New York Times:
      Among the comic tokens that littered my childhood — an “SNL” conehead, Bill Cosby ’s “Fat Albert” record, Groucho Marx nose-and-glasses, Steven Wright’s “I Have a Pony” record, Steve Martin’s arrow-through-the-head tiara — the one I miss most is a recording of Don Novello’s stand-up act recorded live at the University of Notre Dame in 1985 and released the next year.
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  7. cuttable
    • 2008 March 16, Matt Weiland, “Wild and Crazy Guys”, New York Times:
      Kaufman was so original he was the only person Lorne Michaels deemed not cuttable from the first episode of “Saturday Night Live” in 1975.
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  8. degunker
    • 2009 2009-03-03, “It’s Not Easy Being Clean”, New York Times, page 60:
      Citra-Drain is an eco-Drano-type degunker, unclogging everything but my nonvegan arteries.
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  9. delawned
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Susan Morgan, “A Fertile Imagination”, New York Times, page 88:
      Since its inauguration on July 4, 2005, in Salina, Kan., the project has delawned yards and planted regional vegetables as far away as Maplewood, N.J., and London; a demonstration garden is also growing at Descanso Gardens in Los Angeles County.
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  10. depressional
    • 2008 March 16, Garrison Keillor, “Woe Be Gone”, New York Times:
      It’s only right that the tide of inspirational books should yield to the occasional depressional one — for every humorist, a dishumorist, a man who runs his nails down the blackboard and makes everyone’s hair stand up, though we humorists would note that you have to work hard to get a laugh and that dishumor is tyrannical: you need only say out loud, “How can you people stand around here and enjoy yourselves while the world is falling apart?” and all conversation ends.
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  11. dishumor
    • 2008 March 16, Garrison Keillor, “Woe Be Gone”, New York Times:
      It’s only right that the tide of inspirational books should yield to the occasional depressional one — for every humorist, a dishumorist, a man who runs his nails down the blackboard and makes everyone’s hair stand up, though we humorists would note that you have to work hard to get a laugh and that dishumor is tyrannical: you need only say out loud, “How can you people stand around here and enjoy yourselves while the world is falling apart?” and all conversation ends.
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  12. dishumorist
    • 2008 March 16, Garrison Keillor, “Woe Be Gone”, New York Times:
      It’s only right that the tide of inspirational books should yield to the occasional depressional one — for every humorist, a dishumorist, a man who runs his nails down the blackboard and makes everyone’s hair stand up, though we humorists would note that you have to work hard to get a laugh and that dishumor is tyrannical: you need only say out loud, “How can you people stand around here and enjoy yourselves while the world is falling apart?” and all conversation ends.
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  13. dissectible
  14. functionless
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Susan Morgan, “A Fertile Imagination”, New York Times, page 88:
      His idea is that the traditional lawn — a functionless monoculture — devours natural resources, contaminates the environment and eradicates native plants.
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  15. fundable
    • 2008 March 16, G. Pascal Zachary, “‘The Amazing Race,’ as Played in the Lab”, New York Times:
      “Often the winners — and losers — don’t have a fundable plan, but they’ve done enough to entice a V.C. to help them.”
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  16. gatito *
    • 2008 March 16, Sarah Fay, “How to Be a Man”, New York Times:
      Instead, it replicates Sonny’s worldview, in which languages blend, reality splinters and the senses blur: “I was hearing the old couple next door who talked whatever language to each other and their English to their perrito or gatito and then I started hearing blue-gray air in the room, swirling around, floating up or down like dust except it was sound.
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  17. glitteringly
    • 2008 March 16, Sarah Hughes, “Arrr!”, New York Times:
      Like the pirate he celebrates, Chupack has taken a bit here and a bit there, plundering Stevenson’s novel to create something glitteringly original.
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  18. guacharaca
    • 2008 March 16, Hilary Howard, “Datebook”, New York Times:
      The music also features the guacharaca, a ribbed, wooden stick, and caja vallenata, a small drum (left).
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  19. hackerish
    • 2008 March 16, Rob Walker, “Photo Finish”, New York Times:
      Many, especially in more recent years, invented hackerish approaches like manipulating or transferring the emulsion; the “phototransformations” of Lucas Samaras are a notable example.
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  20. hanoute
    • 2008 March 16, “In SoHo’s Shadow”, New York Times:
      The menu offers French and North African dishes like tagine of shrimp and mussels in seven-spice ras el hanoute sauce; and North African lamb meatballs with pasta and marinated tomato sauce.
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  21. hyperlegible
    • 2008 March 16, Dan Chiasson, “Hot or Not”, New York Times:
      Ours is an era of plentiful but repetitive erotic writing, an age of “copper-lidded eyes” and “green eyes flecked with yellow,” of a “backbreaking orchid” and an “orchid boat,” of hyperlegible Freudian metaphor (silos and fountains, copper pipe and cowboy hats) and its counterpart, the forensic, literal overcorrection (aureoles, Formica countertops and AA batteries).
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  22. locater
    • 2008 March 16, William Safire, “Salutations”, New York Times:
      A perusal of recent transcripts reveals that Hillary Clinton likes “I am thrilled to see all of you” and “I am so pleased to be with all of you,” with an occasional locater: “I am so happy to be back here in [wherever].”
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  23. longtang
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Holly Brubach, “Raze High the Roof Beams, Comrade”, New York Times, page 84:
      “The longtang of Shanghai,” he writes of the city’s lane neighborhoods comprised of attached two- and three-story houses, “considered by many Chinese as ‘backward,’ are quickly disappearing, thanks in part to land development and the desire to flatten blocks of centuries-old neighborhood housing to build modern office and residential towers — monuments to the ‘progress’ and ‘forward thinking’ of the new republic.”
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  24. lookist
    • 2008 March 16, Dwight Garner, “Inside the List”, New York Times:
      Weldon was sent to profile Jordan and worried her subject was a simple reminder of Britain’s “shoddy, lookist, celebrity culture.”
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  25. lowballers
    • 2008 March 16, Lisa Prevost, “Lowball Offers on the Rise”, New York Times:
      James and Valentina Sbarra fit the last description, and they are relieved to be able to call themselves successful lowballers.
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  26. macrohistory
    • 2008 March 16, Alexander Star, “I Feel Good”, New York Times:
      These days, it’s chiefly nonhistorians like Jared Diamond and Tim Flannery who seek to trace the long arc of the species and write macrohistory in a scientific key.
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  27. melancholics
    • 2008 March 16, Garrison Keillor, “Woe Be Gone”, New York Times:
      Kafka, Hart Crane, Jackson Pollock , Tennessee Williams , Mark Rothko , melancholics all, so why shouldn’t we accept our own bleakness and take long walks in the winter woods and look at the gnarled limbs of trees and struggle with the inscrutable and accept the beauty of permanent turmoil?
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  28. methylbenzodioxepinone
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Jens Mortensen, “Eau de Mies”, New York Times, page 50:
      Just as steel, the new high-tech metal, allowed the rise of the skyscraper, Pfizer’s 1966 discovery of the methylbenzodioxepinone molecule, trade-named Calone, with its fresh marine/ozonic scent, allowed the creation of the oceanic scents of the ’90s.
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  29. middleschool
    • 2008 March 16, Julie Just, “Bookshelf”, New York Times:
      This sequel to the best-selling middleschool phenom “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” continues the hapless adventures of the stick figure Greg.
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  30. mousseline
    • 2008 March 16, Aleksandra Crapanzano, “The Book of James”, New York Times:
      He tells of being a young tourist in London and splurging on tea at the Ritz; of a long, lazy lunch of whiting-and-sea-urchin mousseline, spit-roasted pheasant and ragoût printanier with Richard Olney in Provence; of eating a rare mushroom in Majorca that, when cut, bleeds a light red fluid.
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  31. muslinlike
    • 2008 March 16, Claire Dederer, “Brownstoners”, New York Times:
      Dotted Swiss is a muslinlike fabric that was popular in the middle of the 20th century.
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  32. neroli
    • 2008 March 16, Virginia Heffernan, “Good Vibrations”, New York Times:
      Chandler Burr, the perfume critic at The Times, reminds me that even perfume’s traditional musical conceit — in which clusters of raw materials with names like ozone, neroli and blue musk are called “notes” — explains nothing at all about a scent’s artistry or precise chemical composition.
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  33. nonbiodegradables
    • 2009 2009-03-03, “It’s Not Easy Being Clean”, New York Times, page 60:
      But those monstrous nonbiodegradables are killing me, and not softly either.
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  34. nonfemme
    • 2008 March 16, Caryn James, “Eddie Izzard’s Master Plan”, New York Times:
      “The Riches” and his nonfemme appearance are part of his bid for the leading roles that have eluded him onscreen.
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  35. nonhistorians
    • 2008 March 16, Alexander Star, “I Feel Good”, New York Times:
      These days, it’s chiefly nonhistorians like Jared Diamond and Tim Flannery who seek to trace the long arc of the species and write macrohistory in a scientific key.
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  36. nonpredatory
    • 2008 March 16, “The Population of America’s Prisons”, New York Times:
      A better distinction, albeit old-fashioned, is between predatory and nonpredatory crime — that is, between conduct that violates the rights of others and conduct that doesn’t.
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  37. nonpulmonary
    • 2008 March 16, Kayla Rachlin Small, “The Steep Price of Our Forbidden Kiss”, New York Times:
      His lungs were O.K. for now, but there were the nonpulmonary complications, sinusitis and arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome.
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  38. nonpurist
    • 2008 March 16, Jon Pareles, “Sounds Soft and Tough, and a Star in the Trunk”, New York Times:
      The nonpurist result is world-music fusion, linking the Central American parranda and punta to African and Latin pop, flamenco, even electric blues.
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  39. nonvegan
    • 2009 2009-03-03, “It’s Not Easy Being Clean”, New York Times, page 60:
      Citra-Drain is an eco-Drano-type degunker, unclogging everything but my nonvegan arteries.
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  40. oceanics
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Jens Mortensen, “Eau de Mies”, New York Times, page 50:
      Yet the oceanics, which once smelled exciting, are now dated.
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  41. officewide
    • 2008 March 16, Matt Villano, “Dipping Carefully Into the Betting Pool”, New York Times:
      Q. The N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament starts this week, and your colleagues have asked you to participate in an officewide pool.
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  42. overcorrection
    • 2008 March 16, Dan Chiasson, “Hot or Not”, New York Times:
      Ours is an era of plentiful but repetitive erotic writing, an age of “copper-lidded eyes” and “green eyes flecked with yellow,” of a “backbreaking orchid” and an “orchid boat,” of hyperlegible Freudian metaphor (silos and fountains, copper pipe and cowboy hats) and its counterpart, the forensic, literal overcorrection (aureoles, Formica countertops and AA batteries).
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  43. overprogrammed
    • 2008 March 16, Rich Cohen, “All the Principal’s Men”, New York Times:
      “The one nice thing about being the most overprogrammed middle-school kid in America was that doing nothing felt like a special treat,” Winerip writes.
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  44. ozonic
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Jens Mortensen, “Eau de Mies”, New York Times, page 50:
      Just as steel, the new high-tech metal, allowed the rise of the skyscraper, Pfizer’s 1966 discovery of the methylbenzodioxepinone molecule, trade-named Calone, with its fresh marine/ozonic scent, allowed the creation of the oceanic scents of the ’90s.
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  45. parranda *
    • 2008 March 16, Jon Pareles, “Sounds Soft and Tough, and a Star in the Trunk”, New York Times:
      The nonpurist result is world-music fusion, linking the Central American parranda and punta to African and Latin pop, flamenco, even electric blues.
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  46. pearlized
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Li Edelkoort, “Paint by Numbers”, New York Times, page 76:
      The fusion of material and color has given our surfaces new interpretations: from matte rubber to high-gloss lacquer, from speckled mica to iridescent and pearlized effects, from lightweight transparencies to multiple layers and from brushed titanium to polished bronze.
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  47. penciler
    • 2008 March 16, “Megan Crane, Jeffrey Johnson”, New York Times:
      He has also worked as a comic book artist for DC Comics and Marvel Comics, where he was a penciler for “Wonder Man.”
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  48. perrito *
    • 2008 March 16, Sarah Fay, “How to Be a Man”, New York Times:
      Instead, it replicates Sonny’s worldview, in which languages blend, reality splinters and the senses blur: “I was hearing the old couple next door who talked whatever language to each other and their English to their perrito or gatito and then I started hearing blue-gray air in the room, swirling around, floating up or down like dust except it was sound.
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  49. phosphokinase
    • 2008 March 16, Lisa Sanders, M.D., “When Is a Heart Attack Not a Heart Attack?”, New York Times:
      That enzyme, creatine phosphokinase , abbreviated as CPK , was normal when the patient first presented to the emergency room but rose to a level 20 times higher than normal over the next several hours.
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  50. poststructuralist
    • 2008 March 16, The Editors, “Up Front”, New York Times:
      But what this old-school independent critic, who discovered punk rock, poststructuralist theory and Marxist politics as a teenager in Wills Point, Tex., does have is hundreds of bylines everywhere from major newspapers to “tiny left-wing publications, none of them ever read by anybody.”
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  51. presalutation
    • 2008 March 16, William Safire, “Salutations”, New York Times:
      In concluding these remarks, let me add that there is also the oratorical device known as the presalutation.
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  52. pseudotraditional
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Nicolai Ouroussoff, “Machines for Living”, New York Times, page 112:
      Its endless rows of pseudotraditional houses — identical white boxes sheltered under orange terra-cotta roofs — are flanked by narrow streets on one side and suburban lawns and canals on the other.
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  53. punta *
    • 2008 March 16, Jon Pareles, “Sounds Soft and Tough, and a Star in the Trunk”, New York Times:
      The nonpurist result is world-music fusion, linking the Central American parranda and punta to African and Latin pop, flamenco, even electric blues.
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  54. puya
    • 2008 March 16, Hilary Howard, “Datebook”, New York Times:
      During the festival, four competitions in the four different types of vallenato — walk, merengue, puya and son — will take place to determine who will be the next King of the Accordion.
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  55. quiltlike
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Stacie Stukin, “Patch, Patch, Patch”, New York Times, page 38:
      The 37,000-square-foot building — with a glass facade that’s “stitched together” in a quiltlike pattern — houses the world’s only graduate program in quilt studies and the world’s largest collection of quilts.
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  56. rebottlers
    • 2008 March 16, Virginia Heffernan, “Good Vibrations”, New York Times:
      Find everything from fragrance notes to hints about which decanters — home rebottlers who have been controversially banned from eBay — can still slip you some of the good stuff.
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  57. rialto
    • 2008 March 16, Virginia Heffernan, “Good Vibrations”, New York Times:
      Basenotes.net is the rialto for perfume talk.
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  58. risibly
    • 2008 March 16, Caitlin Flanagan, “Driving Miss Chloe”, New York Times:
      Through the very aspect of family life we complain about the most: the extracurricular activities that we pay for and arrange and attend; the risibly involved homework assignments that we are so enmeshed with; the whole annoying side industry of being valet and chauffeur.
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  59. roundhoused
    • 2008 March 16, Nathaniel Fick, “Worries Over Being ‘Slimed’”, New York Times:
      We focused on the nerve-agent feint, and got roundhoused by the insurgent hook.
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  60. rubberwood
    • 2009 2009-03-03, “It’s Not Easy Being Clean”, New York Times, page 60:
      And why employ a bevy of eco-cleaners when the only thing that’s biodegradable in your living space is probably you, and Sparky over there in her pet Murphy bed made of tree-farmed rubberwood?
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  61. semipublic
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Susan Morgan, “A Fertile Imagination”, New York Times, page 88:
      He reckoned that since the dome wasn’t particularly domestic (it is, in fact, now on the market), he would reconsider it as a semipublic setting and invite people to stage events in the “absurd spaces.”
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  62. shoetops
  63. softtop
    • 2008 March 16, Ezra Dyer, “Miata Talk: Mazda Puts a Lid on It”, New York Times:
      The resulting car will be faster, but I have a feeling that, hardtop or softtop, the original version — so light, so fluid, so balanced and slick — will still be the best.
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  64. speedskater
    • 2008 March 16, Fred Bierman, “Off The Dribble”, New York Times:
      The magazine’s Shape Issue will feature other male athletes, like the swimmer Michael Phelps , the snowboarder Shaun White and the speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno .
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  65. stumblings
    • 2008 March 16, Alexander Star, “I Feel Good”, New York Times:
      Some evolutionary theorists stress that cultural innovation allows human beings to overcome the blind stumblings of natural selection: we deliberately solve a problem and pass on that solution to our descendants, who improve on it in turn.
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  66. superyacht
    • 2008 March 16, Patricia Kranz, “Measuring Wealth by the Foot”, New York Times:
      According to ShowBoats International, a luxury yacht magazine, 916 yachts measuring 80 feet or longer — the traditional definition of a superyacht — were on order or under construction as of last Sept. 1, four times the number in 1997.
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  67. superyachts
    • 2008 March 16, Patricia Kranz, “Measuring Wealth by the Foot”, New York Times:
      “There are 2,000 superyachts in the world today” over 120 feet long, “and nearly 200,000 people who could afford to buy them,” Mr. Beckett says.
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  68. swellest
    • 2008 March 16, Christopher Gray, “From Palatial Home to Retail Palace”, New York Times:
      She sold it in early 1895 to Alva Vanderbilt, recently divorced from William K. Vanderbilt II. The Real Estate Record & Guide noted at the time that “the neighborhood is rapidly becoming one of the swellest in town.”
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  69. synesthetic
    • 2008 March 16, Virginia Heffernan, “Good Vibrations”, New York Times:
      When perfume writing gets too mandarin and I find myself craving a more immediate synesthetic experience, I fire up the iTunes Visualizer .
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  70. telemedicine *
    • 2008 March 16, Michelle Higgins, “Need a Doctor in the Air? Fly With One”, New York Times:
      Lufthansa tested a so-called telemedicine system that transmits a passenger’s vital signs, including blood oxygen levels and electrocardiograms, to doctors on the ground using the Internet.
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  71. transmale
    • 2008 March 16, Alissa Quart, “When Girls Will Be Boys”, New York Times:
      During one of their days together, Melissa, who was immersed in campus gender activism, mentioned the concept of being a “transman” and spoke of her transmale friends.
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  72. unbenign
    • 2008 March 16, Benjamin Black, “The Lemur”, New York Times:
      They gave him, those eyes, the look of being always meanly at work on some extended, crafty and unbenign calculation.
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  73. unfond
    • 2008 March 16, Benjamin Black, “The Lemur”, New York Times:
      She took his arm, much as Alison O’Keeffe had taken it an hour ago, with urgent and unfond intent.
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  74. unmeritorious
    • 2008 March 16, Jeffrey Rosen, “Supreme Court Inc.”, New York Times:
      Justice Breyer had a wonderful quote about how Congress was trying to ‘weed out unmeritorious securities lawsuits.’
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  75. unretirement
  76. unscummy
    • 2009 2009-03-03, “It’s Not Easy Being Clean”, New York Times, page 60:
      The following natural lines have all-purpose cleansers, window/glass sprays, dishwashing liquids, something unscummy for the shower and something serious for the toilet.
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  77. virtuably
  78. watchcase
    • 2008 March 16, “Sag Harbor Factory Was Part of History”, New York Times:
      Thanks for Valerie Cotsalas’s thoughtful coverage of the debate surrounding the proposed redevelopment of Sag Harbor’s former watchcase factory (“Deluxe Future for Sag Harbor Site,” March 2).
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  79. yachtless
    • 2008 March 16, Patricia Kranz, “Measuring Wealth by the Foot”, New York Times:
      Despite fear of an economic recession and unrelenting job pressures among those who remain yachtless, there’s still a lot of money floating around the world.
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  1. gruffism
    • 2008 March 16, William Safire, “Salutations”, New York Times:
      It is still remembered with a shudder by aging former draftees because it was all too soon followed by a brusque drill sergeant’s Listen up!, a gruffism since adopted by football coaches.
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  2. incomprehensifying
  3. logoish
    • 2008 March 16, Virginia Heffernan, “Good Vibrations”, New York Times:
      Amorphous objects that come right up to the brink of being representational, iconic or logoish — as if tempting the copyright police — only to dissolve or metamorphose.
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