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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 1988-08-12 issue of the Chicago Reader which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-01-17).

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41507 tokens ‧ 31820 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 5794 types ‧ 38 (~ 0.656%) words before cleaning ‧ 

1988-08-12[edit]

  1. antitelevision
    • 1988 August 12, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “60s Wisdom”, Chicago Reader:
      It would be foolish to call the oral and musical culture that runs through the film like a warm river pretelevision or even antitelevision.
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  2. beanbrain
    • 1988 August 12, Cecil Adams, “The Straight Dope”, Chicago Reader:
      Food doesn't cease to exist merely because somebody swallowed it, beanbrain.
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  3. cobwebbed
  4. countywide
    • 1988 August 12, Steve Bogira, “He Can't Stop Trying”, Chicago Reader:
      The election will be countywide, and a black cannot win if more than one runs.
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  5. disserved
    • 1988 August 12, Michael Miner, “Cop and Writer; Manhandling the Sun-Times”, Chicago Reader:
      They are an excellent group of journalists, and over the last five years the executives manhandling their newspaper have disserved them at every turn.
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  6. essentialize
    • 1988 August 12, James Krohe Jr., “Reading: Exterior Decoration”, Chicago Reader:
      Trickling water does not essentialize a lake capable of knocking a train off its tracks during a storm.
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  7. evenhandedness
    • 1988 August 12, Lawrence Bommer, “Death as Duty”, Chicago Reader:
      With equal evenhandedness, Euripides presents Achilles, usually portrayed as wooden, as an awkward good guy, unaware he is intended to marry Iphigenia but, once told her plight stalwart in his willingness to rescue her.
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  8. judgeships
    • 1988 August 12, Steve Bogira, “He Can't Stop Trying”, Chicago Reader:
      (Finishing in the top ten in the Democratic primary was tantamount to winning one of the ten judgeships; he ran unopposed in the general election.)
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  9. noncommunication
    • 1988 August 12, Albert Williams, “Take Time to Listen”, Chicago Reader:
      Here the gulf of noncommunication between parent and child is painfully, tentatively bridged, as a middle-aged father and his rebellious teenage son confront each other with unresolved conflicts stemming from the father's apparent abandonment of his kids following a divorce.
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  10. noncorporal
    • 1988 August 12, Albert Williams, “Take Time to Listen”, Chicago Reader:
      Whiting takes the language of "enlightened" (noncorporal) methods of disciplining children and turns it into a Kafkaesque nightmare of ambiguous threats, disorienting double messages, and absurd lures as the goal of making the boy apologize becomes absorbed into the family members' struggle for authority and justification.
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  11. northnorthwest
    • 1988 August 12, James Krohe Jr., “Reading: Exterior Decoration”, Chicago Reader:
      So now the maiden Erie, who originally faced east like her namesake, faces northnorthwest, destroying the symbolism of Taft's composition.
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  12. ploddingly
    • 1988 August 12, S. Williams, “Advice for Rosenbaum”, Chicago Reader:
      In his recent review of Midnight Run, however (July 22), I wish he had spared us from ploddingly recounting the evolution of his thoughts (".
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  13. posttrial
    • 1988 August 12, Steve Bogira, “He Can't Stop Trying”, Chicago Reader:
      During morning calls, judges typically move quickly through a slew of cases in pre- and posttrial stages, making rulings on motions, hearing status reports, issuing sentences, setting new court dates.
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  14. precapitalistic
    • 1988 August 12, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “60s Wisdom”, Chicago Reader:
      Even before Julius Book agrees to search for Silk, his dealings with the world are partially precapitalistic.
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  15. pretelevision
    • 1988 August 12, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “60s Wisdom”, Chicago Reader:
      It would be foolish to call the oral and musical culture that runs through the film like a warm river pretelevision or even antitelevision.
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  16. punkish
    • 1988 August 12, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “60s Wisdom”, Chicago Reader:
      (As he passes between the economic extremes represented by these two buildings, he is delighted to encounter a high-class doorman eating a banana, which seems to echo his own newly acquired freedom.) The guitar player is dressed in a police uniform, and he is rehearsing with a drummer who is beating his sticks against a hat rack--two indications that we are already entering a surreal, punkish world where the usual social codes and functions no longer apply.
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  17. resiting
    • 1988 August 12, James Krohe Jr., “Reading: Exterior Decoration”, Chicago Reader:
      The resiting showed not just indifference toward both artist and patron, Riedy suggests, but insult.
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  18. semistarvation
    • 1988 August 12, Jerry Sullivan, “Field & Street”, Chicago Reader:
      The huge fall acorn crop came at just the right moment to put the does in good condition for breeding despite the semistarvation of the rest of the year.
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  19. solomonseal
    • 1988 August 12, Jerry Sullivan, “Field & Street”, Chicago Reader:
      They also ate all the spring wildflowers, even species like false solomonseal, which they usually find unpalatable.
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  20. statuehound
    • 1988 August 12, James Krohe Jr., “Reading: Exterior Decoration”, Chicago Reader:
      Riedy offers more works and the photographs are rather better, but the pocket-size Bach-Gray guide is much more convenient for the strolling statuehound.
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  21. unbossed
    • 1988 August 12, Steve Bogira, “He Can't Stop Trying”, Chicago Reader:
      In successful reelection campaigns in 1971 and 1975, he asserted that he had "kept the faith," had remained "unbossed, unbought, unbowed, and uncorrupted.
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  22. unbought
    • 1988 August 12, Steve Bogira, “He Can't Stop Trying”, Chicago Reader:
      In successful reelection campaigns in 1971 and 1975, he asserted that he had "kept the faith," had remained "unbossed, unbought, unbowed, and uncorrupted.
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  23. uncelebrated
    • 1988 August 12, Steve Bogira, “He Can't Stop Trying”, Chicago Reader:
      Despite his notable public career, despite his intriguing, idiosyncratic courtroom style, Cousins remains largely unheralded: he is well known at 26th Street, and in various state institutions with high walls and barbed fences, but uncelebrated elsewhere; a Prince of Darkness in more ways than one.
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  24. uncharismatic
    • 1988 August 12, Steve Bogira, “He Can't Stop Trying”, Chicago Reader:
      And too uncharismatic: "Bill could almost put you to sleep giving a speech sometimes," Merrill says.
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  25. upscalers
    • 1988 August 12, N.D.G., “Advice for Yuppifiers”, Chicago Reader:
      (The Lincoln Park "upscalers" did just that, and helped transform low-class Waller High into high-class Lincoln Park High!) Check out the local crime-watch, neighborhood-improvement, political and religious organizations of your choice.
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  26. whiteface
    • 1988 August 12, Peter Handler, “On Stage: an experiment in controlled frenzy”, Chicago Reader:
      The actors wear whiteface with accentuated features, and they direct all their dialogue and actions to the audience, nearly challenging it to respond.
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  27. yuppification
    • 1988 August 12, Ben Joravsky, “Can the Lawson Y be saved as an SRO hotel?”, Chicago Reader:
      "The beauty of Lawson is that it was there before the yuppification of the area, so no one can protest it," says Margaret Hoyt, director of special finance for the Department of Housing.
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