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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-05-10 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-08-19).

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2009-05-10[edit]

  1. akron
    • 2009 May 10, Lisa Sanders, M.D., “Sleepless”, New York Times:
      The name, from the Greek, serves as a fitting description of the most obvious symptoms: great (megal-) extremity (akron) — usually leading to enlargement of the hands, feet and face.
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  2. bauernwurst
    • 2009 May 10, “Return of a Favorite”, New York Times:
      For many, the absence of the personal essay in the Travel section has felt like the death of friends with whom we’ve corresponded for years. Ms. Sheraton’s musings made me hungry, less for eel and bauernwurst, than for reading about a fellow traveler’s thoughts and adventure.
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  3. brutalist
    • 2009 May 10, Chris Ruen, “The Ironic Nature Walk”, New York Times:
      Heading up the steps, you follow a brutalist concrete pathway, on either side of which thick gray slabs bow out like a ship’s hull, rising and falling.
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  4. cakewalks
  5. cheerled
    • 2009 May 10, “Mum and Pup and Me”, New York Times:
      B. began his career vehemently defending the worst excesses of McCarthyism; throughout the civil rights movement, opposed integration and black suffrage; during the Vietnam War, advocated using nuclear weapons against the North Vietnamese; supported unconditionally the racist apartheid government of South Africa; cheerled for the genocidal C.I.A. -backed coup against Allende in Chile; and, in the early years of the AIDS pandemic, recommended that H.I.V.-diagnosed patients be forcibly tattooed on their buttocks.
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  6. civilisatrice
    • 2009 May 10, “Shared Delusions”, New York Times:
      Re your review of “The Myth of American Exceptionalism” (April 26): When I was a young boy in France, I remember reading old books from my father talking about the mission civilisatrice or the civilizing mission of France, namely in Africa and Southeast Asia.
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  7. confrontative
    • 2009 May 10, Mickey Meece, “Backlash: Women Bullying Women at Work”, New York Times:
      ONE reason women choose other women as targets “is probably some idea that they can find a less confrontative person or someone less likely to respond to aggression with aggression,” said Gary Namie, research director for the Workplace Bullying Institute, which ordered the study in 2007.
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  8. conglomerateur
    • 2009 May 10, Martin Filler, “Essence of the Architect”, New York Times:
      Jennifer Jones and her second husband, the conglomerateur and art collector Norton ­Simon, invited him to their birthday party for David Niven, where the host promoted Gehry to Dorothy Chandler, the imperious dowager of Los Angeles philanthropy.
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  9. demonstrandum *
    • 2009 May 10, Bruce Barcott, “The Darwins’ Prenup”, New York Times:
      Quod erat demonstrandum: Thus it is proved.
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  10. ec
  11. erat *
    • 2009 May 10, Bruce Barcott, “The Darwins’ Prenup”, New York Times:
      Quod erat demonstrandum: Thus it is proved.
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  12. flagrants
  13. ge *
    • 2009 May 10, Chris Ruen, “The Ironic Nature Walk”, New York Times:
      Chiseled into the stumps are a variety of Native American words: “O jik ha da ge ga,” “Muscota,” “Mahicanituk” and “Mesaethes,” which, according to a little surfing on the Web, translate as “ocean,” “place in the reeds,” “river that flows both ways” and “great brook with tide.”
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  14. giantness
    • 2009 May 10, Rob Walker, “Big Cheese”, New York Times:
      The campaign for Cheetos Giant does not specifically play on the recession, although it “highlights the giantness of the product,” Lambeth says.
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  15. gyil
    • 2009 May 10, The New York Times, “Sounds Both Eclectic and Electric”, New York Times:
      “Dust Dances” (1994), the vigorous opening work here, is the fruit of a four-month visit to Ghana, where Mr. Bermel studied the gyil, an African xylophone.
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  16. hyperventilations
    • 2009 May 10, Debra Gwartney, “The Long Way Home”, New York Times:
      I was in my office, and I admit my first reaction to hearing her voice was to take an old “Now what?” breath, another gulp in a long string of hyperventilations over my daughters’ arrests, overdoses, fights, trouble.
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  17. jik
    • 2009 May 10, Chris Ruen, “The Ironic Nature Walk”, New York Times:
      Chiseled into the stumps are a variety of Native American words: “O jik ha da ge ga,” “Muscota,” “Mahicanituk” and “Mesaethes,” which, according to a little surfing on the Web, translate as “ocean,” “place in the reeds,” “river that flows both ways” and “great brook with tide.”
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  18. lept
  19. likers
    • 2009 May 10, David Segal, “Scammed? Rebuffed? Ignored? Read On”, New York Times:
      A. Traditionally, the rebate offers a price cut to anyone willing to endure a certain amount of hassle; it’s an inducement that separates the casual bargain likers from the ardent bargain lovers.
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  20. loomingly
    • 2009 May 10, Daphne Merkin, “A Journey Through Darkness”, New York Times:
      (It seems to me now, many years later, that I was expressing early on a chronic depressive’s wish to stay home, on the inside, instead of taking on the outside, loomingly hostile world in the form of classmates and teachers.)
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  21. luchadores *
    • 2009 May 10, Michael Brick, “Colorful Smackdowns, With Hint of Struggles Outside the Ring”, New York Times:
      Individual luchadores like Rey Mysterio have crossed over to fight in American wrestling leagues, but the full production has received little attention in the United States beyond Hollywood parody.
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  22. maglia *
    • 2009 May 10, Juliet Macur, “Team Columbia Wins in Bubbly Start for Giro”, New York Times:
      “Everything went so right and you can be so, so proud that it worked like that,” Cavendish said later, wearing the leader’s pink jersey, or the maglia rosa.
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  23. memoiristic
    • 2009 May 10, “Editors’ Choice”, New York Times:
      Benji, the well-off 15-year-old black hero of Whitehead’s memoiristic fourth novel, lives in a world where life doesn’t assault him but rather affords him the time to figure out who he wants to be.
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  24. nimwit
    • 2009 May 10, George Vecsey, “A Cablevision Customer Grabs the Clicker”, New York Times:
      The Knicks have blown more money on obtuse general managers, obsolete coaches, nimwit point guards and lumbering centers.
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  25. nonheroic
  26. nonprocrastinating
    • 2009 May 10, Bruce Handy, “Happy to Be Me . . . or Me!”, New York Times:
      Is there something about children’s books that attracts the prolific, or at least the nonprocrastinating?
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  27. nonroad
    • 2009 May 10, Christopher Jensen, “Critics Find Flaws in the Case Made by Ethanol Advocates”, New York Times:
      Growth Energy sent the entire report to the E.P.A., but the summary it provided with its formal waiver request — and uses in press materials — said that when using E15 and E20, “there were no significant changes in vehicle tailpipe emissions, vehicle drivability or small nonroad engine emissions as ethanol content increased.”
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  28. nudgy
    • 2009 May 10, Jennifer Schuessler, “Inside the List”, New York Times:
      Meanwhile, over in Britain, Thaler, a professor at the University of Chicago and a founder of the subfield of behavioral economics, has gotten all nudgy with the Conservative leader David Cameron .
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  29. outcampaigned
    • 2009 May 10, Adam Nagourney, “Governor Clintonism?”, New York Times:
      McAuliffe was no less gregarious toward his rivals, who were also making the rounds — Moran, a former state delegate, and State Senator R. Creigh Deeds — even as he outtalked, out-handshook, outspent, outhustled, outshouted and just plain outcampaigned them across Richmond.
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  30. outtalked
    • 2009 May 10, Adam Nagourney, “Governor Clintonism?”, New York Times:
      McAuliffe was no less gregarious toward his rivals, who were also making the rounds — Moran, a former state delegate, and State Senator R. Creigh Deeds — even as he outtalked, out-handshook, outspent, outhustled, outshouted and just plain outcampaigned them across Richmond.
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  31. overparenting
    • 2009 May 10, Susan Dominus, “I Love You More”, New York Times:
      (You might think this was in an essay on the perils of overparenting; it’s actually one in which she realizes that she can’t foist her own childhood anxieties onto her own socially adroit children.)
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  32. overwatering
    • 2009 May 10, Sherie Posesorski, “Urban Nature Boy”, New York Times:
      No Edward Scissorhands, Liam gives the poor plants a near crew-cut with his pruning, and almost drowns them by overwatering.
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  33. partograph
    • 2009 May 10, L. Lewis Wall, “A Safer Labor”, New York Times:
      The World Health Organization tested the partograph in 35,000 births in Southeast Asia and found that using it cut the number of prolonged labors almost by half.
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  34. pealess
    • 2009 May 10, Ian Austen, “BlackBerry Billionaire Has the N.H.L. Buzzing”, New York Times:
      Foxcroft, who invented the pealess whistle and heads the Fox 40, the company that makes it, said that any hockey club owned by Balsillie would be a similar partnership.
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  35. pseudocastles
    • 2009 May 10, Marcelle S. Fischler, “Of Inlets, Channels and Dunes”, New York Times:
      A mixture of pricey cottages, expanded Capes and pseudocastles on tiny lots in the town of Hempstead, the 0.23-square-mile Point Lookout occupies the east end of the Nassau County barrier island that is also home to Lido, Long and Atlantic Beaches.
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  36. refis *
    • 2009 May 10, Bob Tedeschi, “An Emphasis on Simplicity”, New York Times:
      “After all the refis are done,” he said, “it’ll be critical to have good relationships with builders, existing home buyers and first-time buyers.
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  37. reprehensibles
    • 2009 May 10, Graham Bowley, “A World of Least-Wanted Lists”, New York Times:
      According to Lucille Cirillo, a spokeswoman for United States Customs and Border Protection , the approach is not list-based but more opportunistic: asked at the border to declare a criminal history or other illicit activity on a visa waiver form, reprehensibles often do so.
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  38. restationed
    • 2009 May 10, “Christine Todd, Jeffrey McLean”, New York Times:
      “She will hopefully be restationed somewhere near Virginia by next year,” Lieutenant McLean said.
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  39. retroactivism
    • 2009 May 10, David Hajdu, “Blues Capitalist”, New York Times:
      This narcissistic boomer retroactivism has codified a conception of blues-making as it was practiced by the great rural innovators — Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Blind Lemon Jefferson and others who worked in and around the Mississippi Delta during the first years of the last century.
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  40. scalpings
    • 2009 May 10, Marilyn Stasio, “A Swedish Cop, Not a Danish Prince, but Still Melancholy”, New York Times:
      Instead the perpetually sleep-deprived and disheveled detective he plays will be dragging himself off to pick up body parts at the various immolations, ax murders, scalpings and other bizarre homicides depicted in three 90-minute dramas beginning Sunday on PBS , activities far better suited to the idiosyncratic character of Inspector Kurt Wallander, a Swedish detective who personifies the existential angst of the modern hero in 10 hugely popular novels by Henning Mankell.
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  41. schmusic
    • 2009 May 10, Claudia La Rocco, “Summer Stages: Dance”, New York Times:
      Music festival, schmusic festival.
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  42. shuckers
    • 2009 May 10, Marcelle S. Fischler, “Of Inlets, Channels and Dunes”, New York Times:
      During World War II, it employed more than 100, about half of them shuckers who would whip through 2,000 bushels daily and were known for singing while they worked, often old ballads like “Sweet Adeline.”
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  43. smorrebrod
    • 2009 May 10, “Corrections”, New York Times:
      They are called smorrebrod, not smorgasbord.
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  44. stuckin
    • 2009 May 10, Robert Lipsyte, “The Summer of Living Dangerously”, New York Times:
      His father, Arturo, a hard-driving Mexican-American who was at the top of his Harvard Law class, thinks Marcelo is unnecessarily stuckin a comfort zone that is not preparing him for “normal” life.
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  45. submittal
    • 2009 May 10, David Segal, “Scammed? Rebuffed? Ignored? Read On”, New York Times:
      After repeated calls to the customer service line, I was told first that they never received my rebate submittal and later that I failed to include the “proof of purchase” tab on the box.
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  46. supersedan
  47. tanha
    • 2009 May 10, “Enlightenment Therapy”, New York Times:
      The Buddhist concept of tanha, for example — roughly translated as “blind demandingness” — encapsulates many tenets of R.E.B.T. and points the way toward emotional equanimity: stop asking more of the universe than it can possibly deliver.
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  48. techspeak
    • 2009 May 10, “You Say Gobo, I Say”, New York Times:
      More to the point: In Hollywood techspeak, a “gobo” (one b) is a small disc placed directly between a key light and the actor being illuminated, so as to diffuse the glare.
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  49. telepaper
    • 2009 May 10, Frank Rich, “The American Press on Suicide Watch”, New York Times:
      But, as the anchorwoman assures us at the end, with a two-hour download time (at $5 an hour), “the new telepaper won’t be much competition for the 20-cent street edition.”
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  50. thunked
    • 2009 May 10, Leanne Shear, “Trading Manolos for Bowling Shoes”, New York Times:
      It crashed onto the wooden lane and then thunked into the gutter without even so much as brushing a pin.
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  51. torchings
  52. tringing
    • 2009 May 10, Anand Giridharadas, “A Pocket-Size Leveler in an Outsize Land”, New York Times:
      Not since Americans and their automobiles in the 1950s, perhaps, have a people and a technology wedded as happily as Indians and their cellphones — small and big, vibrating and tringing, BlackBerry and plain vanilla.
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  53. underinformed
    • 2009 May 10, “Due Diligence”, New York Times:
      He would have met the real estate agents selling overpriced merchandise to underinformed dreamers and heard the agents’ pitch — “Investors like you, sir, are making a fortune.”
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  54. unquenchably
    • 2009 May 10, Ben Macintyre, “The Orientalist Express”, New York Times:
      Indestructible, charismatic and extravagantly scarred (the legacy of a Somali spear that passed through both cheeks), Burton was also irascible, domineering, unquenchably curious and slightly unhinged.
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  55. unsilly
    • 2009 May 10, Rob Walker, “Big Cheese”, New York Times:
      “Cheetos is about being playful, it’s about being silly,” Lambeth replies in a thoroughly unsilly tone.
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  56. veltliner
    • 2009 May 10, Howard G. Goldberg, “Plays Well With Veal”, New York Times:
      Steininger, a producer in Kamptal, a region west of Vienna, turns grüner veltliner, sauvignon blanc and yellow muscat grapes into a charming dry white named Young.
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  57. violincello
    • 2009 May 10, Claudia La Rocco, “Summer Stages: Dance”, New York Times:
      The Mark Morris Dance Group will unveil two works, “Visitation,” set to Beethoven ’s cello sonata in C, and “Empire Garden,” to Ives’s trio for violin, violincello and piano, at Tanglewood in August. Mr. Morris is also crashing Mostly Mozart with these dances, which feature quite the musical trio: Yo-Yo Ma , Emanuel Ax and Colin Jacobsen.
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  58. wintergirl
    • 2009 May 10, Barbara Feinberg, “Skin and Bone”, New York Times:
      You’re a wintergirl, Lia-Lia, caught in between the worlds.
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  59. wondrousness
    • 2009 May 10, “A Life With Religion, and Without”, New York Times:
      Charles M. Blow’s column refers to nonreligious thought as “shtick,” and implies that atheists fail to properly celebrate human exceptionalism, wondrousness, compassion, love, companionship and perhaps even singing and picnicking.
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  60. ze *
    • 2009 May 10, Lawrence Downes, “Undersea Pioneer”, New York Times:
      They have no memory of le Captain’s mournful monotone pondering ze inscrutable habits of ze grouper.
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Sequestered[edit]

  1. robbinschilds
    • 2009 May 10, Claudia La Rocco, “Summer Stages: Dance”, New York Times:
      Artists like robbinschilds and the Collective Opera Company are just the icing on the cake.
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  2. rome *