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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 1988-03-04 issue of the Chicago Reader which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-01-16).

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40602 tokens ‧ 30657 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 5583 types ‧ 42 (~ 0.752%) words before cleaning ‧ 

1988-03-04[edit]

  1. antigang
    • 1988 March 4, Dan Cohen, “Our Gang”, Chicago Reader:
      These changes occurred independent of any antigang program (CIN is the first of its kind in Chicago) and bore no relation to the number of officers in the Chicago Police Department's Gang Crimes Unit.
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  2. chows
    • 1988 March 4, Jane Weinberg, “First Person: Me and Georgia O'Keeffe”, Chicago Reader:
      While we were talking, one of the chows, the rusty one, had come over to me and I was absently petting him.
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  3. conehead
    • 1988 March 4, Achy Obejas, “Calendar”, Chicago Reader:
      You turn first to Zippy, the original conehead.
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  4. countywide
    • 1988 March 4, Ben Joravsky, “The Cousin Campaign”, Chicago Reader:
      To win a spot on the board, you have to run a countywide campaign--no small trick.
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  5. craftsmanlike
    • 1988 March 4, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “The House on Carroll Street”, Chicago Reader:
      Peter Yates, a craftsmanlike director who is generally at the mercy of his scripts, does a creditable job with a romantic thriller screenplay by former blacklisted writer Walter Bernstein (The Front), set in 1951 during the height of the cold war witch-hunts, which is strong in charm and period flavor but relatively weak in motivations.
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  6. dichotomization
    • 1988 March 4, Neil Tesser, “The Sports Section”, Chicago Reader:
      In Calgary, he kept finding targets--the Olympic mascots, the Calgary cuisine, the inherent absurdity of curling, the press pack's dichotomization of the women's figure-skating protagonists--and knocking them down with precisely aimed shots.
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  7. disinvestment
  8. energyless
    • 1988 March 4, Justin Hayford, “Ambiguous Gestures”, Chicago Reader:
      She remained in this energyless position until the tango faded away.
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  9. evolvement
    • 1988 March 4, Jane Weinberg, “First Person: Me and Georgia O'Keeffe”, Chicago Reader:
      Somehow, this epitomizes for me the subtle tho abstract essence of growth--each meticulous brush stroke attesting to caring and the whole capturing the excitement of evolvement, of development.
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  10. flagecycle
  11. fleshlike
    • 1988 March 4, Harold Henderson, “City File”, Chicago Reader:
      "The artist's imposition on the fleshlike malleability of the clay is an urgent presence.
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  12. fractionalize
    • 1988 March 4, Dan Cohen, “Our Gang”, Chicago Reader:
      It didn't take long, for example, for the CIN staff to fractionalize along several different lines: former Folks against former People, black against Hispanic, and (according to some insiders) assistant director Leon Duminie, a black, against Rivera himself.
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  13. frontperson
    • 1988 March 4, Renaldo Migaldi, “Fetchin Bones”, Chicago Reader:
      It's rock and roll, a frenetic chock-a-block pulse dressed up in fuzzy guitar, all of which functions as a perfect setting in which Fetchin Bones' frontperson and secret weapon, Hope Nicholls, can gyrate and snarl in a manner that suggests a cross between Patti Smith and Janis Joplin.
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  14. gangbanging
    • 1988 March 4, Dan Cohen, “Our Gang”, Chicago Reader:
      "We're trying to recruit leaders on a number of different levels," he says, adding that the councils "provide a visible alternative to gangbanging" by running programs that benefit the community.
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  15. glissandos
  16. hugfest
    • 1988 March 4, Justin Hayford, “Ambiguous Gestures”, Chicago Reader:
      By orchestrating this work with such cool reserve, Doolas avoided the pitfall of turning her celebration of womanhood into a free-for-all hugfest.
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  17. hypercoolcat
    • 1988 March 4, Dan Cohen, “Our Gang”, Chicago Reader:
      "We go into the worst places lookin' for trouble," says Julio Matias, a wiry five-foot-nine hypercoolcat who dresses like he just stepped out of GQ and drives one of CIN's unmarked Buicks.
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  18. lightless
    • 1988 March 4, Neil Tesser, “The Sports Section”, Chicago Reader:
      Here in the midwest, however, the god got into the headlines a little earlier than expected by wreaking vengeance on its old nemesis, lightless baseball; and in true mythic form, the deity first made his victims mad.
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  19. manchildren
    • 1988 March 4, Dan Cohen, “Our Gang”, Chicago Reader:
      Dealing with "thuggy-buggies" of all shapes and sizes, from the preteen manchildren now swelling the probation ranks to the hardened gang leaders in the state penitentiaries, is the job of Dr. Maalik Shabazz, one of four "area managers" in charge of CIN's citywide programs. Shabazz concentrates on schoolchildren and prison inmates. He seeks to instill in them a sense of dignity and self-respect that will keep them from committing acts of senseless violence--or becoming the victims of it.
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  20. multistoried
    • 1988 March 4, Ben Joravsky, “A lot of controversy in Hyde Park”, Chicago Reader:
      The two points of view collided last spring when a sorority came before the CCC to propose a multistoried building for the site.
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  21. nondance
    • 1988 March 4, Justin Hayford, “Ambiguous Gestures”, Chicago Reader:
      Angel 8 PM, a solo, began with a wonderfully funny nondance.
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  22. pentecostalists
    • 1988 March 4, Jorge Montes, “Talking Back to Teachers”, Chicago Reader:
      Finally, it was interesting to note how "Patrick" included the pentecostalists in his list of the many derelicts and misfits that roam the hallways of the school.
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  23. pinon
  24. postholocaust
  25. reenergized
    • 1988 March 4, Drew DeSilver, “Oh, Yoko”, Chicago Reader:
      But after Yoko disappeared inside we were all reenergized.
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  26. snowdomes
    • 1988 March 4, Cecil Adams, “The Straight Dope”, Chicago Reader:
      Re "shake-'em-ups" [glass toys that "snow" when shaken, December 25], I have over 200 of these things, and I can authoritatively say their name is "snowdomes.
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  27. superpresence
    • 1988 March 4, Justin Hayford, “Ambiguous Gestures”, Chicago Reader:
      She thus gave herself a kind of superpresence, allowing us to see that the source of all the explosive energy we had witnessed onstage was her diminutive frame.
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  28. tundral
    • 1988 March 4, Neil Tesser, “The Sports Section”, Chicago Reader:
      The great god Baseball has returned, driving the forces of winter and darkness from the tundral landscape.
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  29. tunnellike
    • 1988 March 4, Jane Weinberg, “First Person: Me and Georgia O'Keeffe”, Chicago Reader:
      When we came in she said "One more thing" and led the way to the dim, narrow, tunnellike passageway toward the dining room.
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  30. uhm
    • 1988 March 4, Ben Joravsky, “The Cousin Campaign”, Chicago Reader:
      And that's such a small sign and, ugh, uhm, oh well.
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  31. undancerly
    • 1988 March 4, Justin Hayford, “Ambiguous Gestures”, Chicago Reader:
      But in the midst of all this undancerly movement were unexpected moments of precise physical control, when Foley beautifully extended an arm or leg in a moment of arched stillness.
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  32. unshakingly
    • 1988 March 4, Justin Hayford, “Ambiguous Gestures”, Chicago Reader:
      This sense of an ensemble gained in meaning when, as eight of the dancers swayed in unison, the ninth walked slowly and unshakingly toward the audience and then held her hands out, as if ritualistically offering the dance to us.
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  33. waterballs
    • 1988 March 4, Cecil Adams, “The Straight Dope”, Chicago Reader:
      To this day one friend insists they are called "waterballs.
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  34. wiiiiine
    • 1988 March 4, Renaldo Migaldi, “Fetchin Bones”, Chicago Reader:
      And when the kick drum grows louder and the guitar player gets on his wah-wah pedal and Nicholls starts screaming about how she just wants to drink some wiiiiine, it is possible to find yourself slipping into a mutant version of the Mashed Potatoes, even if the more rational side of your brain keeps screaming, "No!
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