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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-05-25 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-13).

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155328 tokens ‧ 113749 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 11893 types ‧ 67 (~ 0.563%) words before cleaning ‧ 

2008-05-25[edit]

  1. aestheticization
    • 2008 May 25, Matthew Power, “The Other Half”, New York Times:
      In this book, Czitrom and Yochelson attempt to debunk some of the aestheticization and to reclaim for Riis a more complex historical role: as an opportunist and evangelist of reform.
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  2. antispeculation
    • 2008 May 25, Nelson D. Schwartz, “Energy Speculators Draw the Heat”, New York Times:
      But in recent days, a more powerful group has joined the antispeculation bandwagon: members of Congress.
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  3. barosaurus
    • 2008 May 25, Patricia Cohen, “Now He’s Only Hunted by Cameras”, New York Times:
      Some of his literary fans could be glimpsed a few weeks ago at PEN’s black-tie gala, paying their respects to Mr. Rushdie as he sipped a drink next to the lumbering barosaurus at the American Museum of Natural History .
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  4. batucada
  5. bourride
  6. brutalism
    • 2008 May 25, Jake Mooney, “The Tower That Has No Friends”, New York Times:
      “You could call it late utilitarian brutalism, but that doesn’t really mean anything — it’s more descriptive,” Mr. Bankoff offered.
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  7. caminata *
  8. chanteur *
  9. closeby
    • 2008 May 25, Anne Eisenberg, “The Magnifying Glass Gets an Electronic Twist”, New York Times:
      The new hand-held models typically weigh 9 ounces or less and can enlarge the print on closeby or more distant objects: users can pass the magnifier over a menu in a dimly lit restaurant, for example, or aim it at a grocery display on a store aisle.
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  10. clublike
    • 2008 May 25, “If Mr. Big Is Buying”, New York Times:
      Posh and clublike, Geisha offers a menu of Japanese fusion by the chef Richard Lee. The current menu offers pan-roasted filet of striped bass with sunchokes and osetra caviar butter; and sliced raw white tuna belly with pickled fennel and citrus salad.
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  11. cribworks
    • 2008 May 25, David W. Dunlap, “Exposing the Wall Between the River and New York City”, New York Times:
      He noted that a preliminary excavation had disclosed the possibility of coming across timber structures from the early 19th century that were used in cribworks that functioned like a bulkhead.
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  12. criminalities
    • 2008 May 25, “Nixon’s America”, New York Times:
      Nixon’s more significant legacy to the Republican Party includes the politics of polarization, paranoid levels of secrecy, grossly enlarged executive power, extraconstitutional criminalities too numerous to mention and a corrosive cynicism after Watergate that has left many Americans too numb to care much about our politics.
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  13. daggerboard
    • 2008 May 25, Chris Museler, “Frenchman Wins Race and Sets a Record”, New York Times:
      Sam Davies, one of the only female competitors, has been nursing a broken daggerboard aboard her Open 60 Roxy, after she hit a whale last week.
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  14. daggerboards
    • 2008 May 25, Chris Museler, “Frenchman Wins Race and Sets a Record”, New York Times:
      The boats have two daggerboards, one on each side, which sailors raise and lower into the water to help the boat’s performance.
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  15. douppioni
    • 2008 May 25, Dakota Lane, “Lisa Rainwater and Andy Mele”, New York Times:
      Their green-as-possible wedding on May 10 was at Opus 40, Harvey Fite’s six-acre hand-crafted sculptured bluestone environment in Saugerties, N.Y. Ms. Rainwater wore a creamy gown of douppioni silk, which she had bought at a Manhattan charity thrift store.
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  16. extraconstitutional
    • 2008 May 25, “Nixon’s America”, New York Times:
      Nixon’s more significant legacy to the Republican Party includes the politics of polarization, paranoid levels of secrecy, grossly enlarged executive power, extraconstitutional criminalities too numerous to mention and a corrosive cynicism after Watergate that has left many Americans too numb to care much about our politics.
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  17. fightingest
    • 2008 May 25, Jeff Z. Klein And Lew Serviss, “Things We Learned This Season”, New York Times:
      Can the increase be attributed to the Stanley Cup win by last season’s fightingest team, Anaheim, or to the campaign to loosen instigator rules by its general manager, Brian Burke?
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  18. flayings
    • 2008 May 25, Peter Robb, “Gangsters Without Borders”, New York Times:
      “McMafia” runs on the insight that money is a lot easier to move around than it used to be, but doesn’t consider how the first world’s financial systems are linked with the proceeds of the third world’s business horrors — the car bombs, the decapitations, the endless targeted killings, the flayings alive — it describes.
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  19. footwells
    • 2008 May 25, Lawrence Ulrich, “Less, Yes, but Not by a Lot”, New York Times:
      The driver and passenger perch closer together, their legs constrained by narrower footwells.
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  20. governessing
    • 2008 May 25, Susann Cokal, “‘Poor, Obscure, Plain and Little’”, New York Times:
      We don’t need to know quite so much about her romantic comings and goings in order to understand how her brief stint as a governess affected her later life, or to understand the place of governessing among the limited options for women at the time.
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  21. guyhood
    • 2008 May 25, Stephen Burt, “Witness for the Transit”, New York Times:
      Kleinzahler’s poems of guyhood, like his poems of travel (they are often the same poems), make fun of the very qualities they admire: when they praise Shop-Rite Liquor, or envy the raw sex drive of a tomcat “grooving to a limbic tomtom,” they are kidding and they are not kidding at once.
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  22. hashlike
    • 2008 May 25, David Colman, “The Kettle Boils, the Plot Thickens”, New York Times:
      “And to me a really good cup of tea has a certain hashlike quality, where my mind is open to the universe.”
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  23. interlapping
    • 2008 May 25, Dakota Lane, “Lisa Rainwater and Andy Mele”, New York Times:
      It had “subtle interlapping wave forms, unmistakedly a water motif,” he said.
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  24. invadable
    • 2008 May 25, Nicholas Confessore, “Never Mind the ‘Neo’”, New York Times:
      “Iraq,” Scoblic writes, “was the most invadable member of the axis of evil.”
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  25. modifieds
    • 2008 May 25, Robert Peele, “Hanging With a Fast Crowd”, New York Times:
      Speed costs money, the old adage goes, and in the unofficial minor leagues of racing — including karts, midgets, sprints, modifieds, late models and other classes — the disparity in resources from driver to driver can be striking.
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  26. multipower
    • 2008 May 25, “We’re Still No. 1. But for How Long?”, New York Times:
      In a multipower world, the United States would be able to shift its focus away from foreign policy and begin addressing our nation’s problems, like health care, public schools and poor infrastructure, with more resources and with increased focus on the problems at home.
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  27. noncustomers
  28. nostalgics
    • 2008 May 25, Carroll Bogert, “Enjoy the Reunion. Skip the Check.”, New York Times:
      We can all enjoy the get-together, even if the university’s message today seems wildly off-kilter: Open your wallets, graying nostalgics, it’s reunion season!
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  29. overeagerness
    • 2008 May 25, “Circumstantial Evidence”, New York Times:
      In her review of Christopher Benfey’s “Summer of Hummingbirds” (May 4), Laura Miller characterizes Benfey as having “a conspiracy theorist’s overeagerness in spying out connections.”
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  30. paleoconservatives
    • 2008 May 25, Nicholas Confessore, “Never Mind the ‘Neo’”, New York Times:
      The Bush administration ached for a world where America could guarantee its own safety without the messiness of alliances, diplomacy and compromise, a dream that appealed to both the newfangled unilateralism of neoconservatives and the old-fashioned nationalism of paleoconservatives.
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  31. passionatta
    • 2008 May 25, “If Mr. Big Is Buying”, New York Times:
      One is a dessert called the passionatta, essentially a passion fruit semifreddo, shaped into a disk and sandwiched between hard white chocolate and a top layer of passion fruit gelée.
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  32. reskinned
    • 2008 May 25, Christopher Gray, “New Respect for White Brick Buildings”, New York Times:
      And the famous blue brick building at 65th Street and Madison Avenue was reskinned in brown after a similar commission decision in 2002.
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  33. riad
    • 2008 May 25, Pam Sloane, “Letter: A Moroccan Lodging”, New York Times:
      The area around this riad is charming and quaint, but we should have stayed at the modern Sofitel overlooking the beautiful beach instead.
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  34. securocrats
    • 2008 May 25, Celia W. Dugger, “Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Returns”, New York Times:
      Mr. Tsvangirai said his party had offered assurances to the securocrats that they would not be prosecuted for crimes against humanity and that they would be allowed to keep land they had been given and provided with retirement packages.
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  35. semifreddo *
    • 2008 May 25, “If Mr. Big Is Buying”, New York Times:
      One is a dessert called the passionatta, essentially a passion fruit semifreddo, shaped into a disk and sandwiched between hard white chocolate and a top layer of passion fruit gelée.
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  36. sermonettes
    • 2008 May 25, Bruce Weber, “Dick Sutcliffe, 90, Dies; Began ‘Davey and Goliath’”, New York Times:
      The show that the church had in mind was a minister delivering brief sermonettes, “and my father said, basically, ‘The theology is fine but it’s not good for television.’ ”
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  37. shortcutting
    • 2008 May 25, William Safire, “Emoticons”, New York Times:
      Nowhere is this cheerful shortcutting better illustrated than in the meteoric rise of the emoticon .
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  38. shortspeak
    • 2008 May 25, William Safire, “Emoticons”, New York Times:
      The acceleration of shortspeak forces us to confront the seamy side of semiotics, which is the study of nonverbal signs and symbols in semantics and syntactics.
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  39. shoulderette
  40. softtop
    • 2008 May 25, Lawrence Ulrich, “Less, Yes, but Not by a Lot”, New York Times:
      For either version, the softtop powers open or closed in a swift 22 seconds.
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  41. subproletarians
    • 2008 May 25, Roger Hobbs, “Instant Message, Instant Girlfriend”, New York Times:
      Even we students thought of ourselves as a faceless mob of subproletarians waiting for the next episode of “American Idol” to take away the pain of our meaningless existence.
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  42. superprivileged
    • 2008 May 25, Andy Newman, “A Tiny Masterpiece, Unloved, Faces Threat”, New York Times:
      The fact that such an architectural trophy has gone unbought for a year speaks less about any ambivalence for modernism, or even a softness in local property values, than about the domestic expectations of the superprivileged.
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  43. syntactics
    • 2008 May 25, William Safire, “Emoticons”, New York Times:
      The acceleration of shortspeak forces us to confront the seamy side of semiotics, which is the study of nonverbal signs and symbols in semantics and syntactics.
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  44. televises *
  45. thighless
    • 2008 May 25, Virginia Heffernan, “Narrow Minded”, New York Times:
      A bird’s-eye shot of the thighless legs of a seated figure is also common.
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  46. thinspiration
    • 2008 May 25, Virginia Heffernan, “Narrow Minded”, New York Times:
      Like ballet and some forms of modern dance, thinspiration puts a premium on both agony and lightness.
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  47. thinspo
    • 2008 May 25, Virginia Heffernan, “Narrow Minded”, New York Times:
      A thinspiration auteur makes her voice heard almost exclusively through these cards, and she sometimes uses them to plead with her audience to go easy on her work or to stay tuned for further thinspo.
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  48. transideological
    • 2008 May 25, “In Search of Buckley”, New York Times:
      If Buckley’s image was ideologue, his editorial role was transideological — a patcher-upper, keeping combatants like the ex-Communist Whittaker Chambers, the anarchist Frank Chodorov, the self-described “majority-rule democrat” Willmoore Kendall and the former Trotskyist James Burnham from jumping ship, while throwing overboard the embarrassments (including John Birchers, writers for the by then anti-Semitic American Mercury, Ayn Rand Objectivist-atheists and miscellaneous misbehaving staff members) and simultaneously attracting some extraordinary, not yet politically formed younger talents like John Leonard, Garry Wills and Joan Didion , all of whom moved on long before there was a MoveOn to move on to.
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  49. unbought
    • 2008 May 25, Andy Newman, “A Tiny Masterpiece, Unloved, Faces Threat”, New York Times:
      The fact that such an architectural trophy has gone unbought for a year speaks less about any ambivalence for modernism, or even a softness in local property values, than about the domestic expectations of the superprivileged.
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  50. uniques
    • 2008 May 25, John Markoff, “Global Dreams for a Wireless Web”, New York Times:
      “He has 40 million uniques, he has 50 million, and he has 8 million,” Mr. Varsavsky says, referring to the number of visitors to Web sites owned by his guests — many of whom are also business associates and have joined him for several days of brainstorming about the digital future.
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  51. universalization
    • 2008 May 25, James Traub, “The Freedom Nonagenda”, New York Times:
      “Since the dawn of our republic,” he declared in a speech last year, “Americans have believed that our nation was created for a purpose” — the universalization of our own democratic principles.
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  52. unmistakedly
    • 2008 May 25, Dakota Lane, “Lisa Rainwater and Andy Mele”, New York Times:
      It had “subtle interlapping wave forms, unmistakedly a water motif,” he said.
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  53. unpuzzle
    • 2008 May 25, Susann Cokal, “‘Poor, Obscure, Plain and Little’”, New York Times:
      More obscure governesses, whose lives are harder to unpuzzle — and might thus be more intriguing — get less time.
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  54. verklempt
    • 2008 May 25, Margy Rochlin, “Step by Step, the Showgirl Must Go On”, New York Times:
      But she’s at her most compellingly transparent when she forgets the formality of her role and is shown gaping in awe at the performances, or getting verklempt, as she did in the second episode when she delivered a muffin-filled welcome basket to the contestants’ group apartment.
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  55. voidings
    • 2008 May 25, Stephen Burt, “Witness for the Transit”, New York Times:
      Those poems describe aversions and attractions, things discovered and overheard, friends met in adulthood and, on rare occasions, the poet’s own youth, served up with a compression that approximates (but never becomes) self-mockery: “What a lot of erections, voidings, pretzels, / bouncing the ball against the stoop.
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  56. widdat
  57. yogalike
    • 2008 May 25, Chip Brown, “Russian Revolutionary”, New York Times:
      In “Russian Seasons,” classical ballet postures dissolve into yogalike shoulder stands; the people onstage often seem surprised or on the edge of self-discovery, covering their mouths or yanking a dawdler offstage.
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Sequestered[edit]

  1. mousseline
    • 2008 May 25, “If Mr. Big Is Buying”, New York Times:
      Current entrees include Dover sole braised in Champagne; and red snapper with truffled sunchoke mousseline.
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  2. phft
    • 2008 May 25, Michael Norman, “Ferguson”, New York Times:
      And just at that moment, as Ferguson was about to lean his rifle against the sandbag wall and shake my hand, I heard the soft phft phft phft of enemy mortars going off on the far slope of the hill opposite ours.
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  3. flavanoids = flavonoids
    • 2008 May 25, Kyla Dunn, “Partial Recall”, New York Times:
      She writes that flavanoids, celebrated for their cardiovascular health benefits, are a “class of plants” (in truth, they are chemicals found in plants) and at one point assigns “red wine” to this group.
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