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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 1988-12-16 issue of the Chicago Reader which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-01-20).

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38377 tokens ‧ 28718 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 5398 types ‧ 37 (~ 0.685%) words before cleaning ‧ 

1988-12-16[edit]

  1. ands
    • 1988 December 16, Ted Cox, “The Sports Section”, Chicago Reader:
      The Vikings were down 16-6 at this point, and a victory by the Bears would mean a divisional title and home-field advantage through the playoffs--no ifs, ands, or buts.
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  2. cloddishness
    • 1988 December 16, Joshua Kosman, “Reading: Zuckerman Meets His Maker”, Chicago Reader:
      And I especially enjoyed the image of young Roth standing up in his college Shakespeare class the day after Eisenhower defeated Stevenson and haranguing his fellow students for their cloddishness, all while pretending to discuss Coriolanus.
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  3. coatrack
    • 1988 December 16, Richard Lalich, “Hef's Pad”, Chicago Reader:
      Across the room, behind a coatrack, is another hidden switch; this one made the wall pivot to expose the secret stairway to Hef 's bedroom.
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  4. coleader
    • 1988 December 16, Neil Tesser, “Jazz Members Big Band”, Chicago Reader:
      The Jazz Members Big Band charts have always been terrific: the band's coleader, Jeff Lindberg, saw to that.
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  5. counterlives
    • 1988 December 16, Joshua Kosman, “Reading: Zuckerman Meets His Maker”, Chicago Reader:
      With its unpredictable shifts between Zuckerman's imagined "counterlives" and his "real" life, The Counterlife was, among other things, a sort of primer on how that transformation takes place, a suggestion of what the relation between life and art might be for a writer not unlike Roth.
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  6. cowriters
    • 1988 December 16, Bill Wyman, “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree”, Chicago Reader:
      The best of the zillion or so Motown Christmas efforts; interestingly, one of the several cowriters was Moonglow Harvey Fuqua.
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  7. eveningful
    • 1988 December 16, Tom Boeker, “The My House Play”, Chicago Reader:
      Here's a heaping eveningful.
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  8. funnymen
    • 1988 December 16, Albert Williams, “Club Dates: Bruce Vilanch returns from Hollywood”, Chicago Reader:
      From 1970 to 1974 he was one of the most familiar funnymen in Chicago: by day a heavily promoted personality journalist, by night a "sit-down comic" with a devoted following.
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  9. gagfest
    • 1988 December 16, Tom Boeker, “The My House Play”, Chicago Reader:
      Yes, The My House Play is a real gagfest (in both senses of the word), so you should know what you're getting into.
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  10. guyness
    • 1988 December 16, Michael Miner, “The Candidate of Cool; Common Ground: George and Mikhail”, Chicago Reader:
      Here's what he would have brought to City Hall: "Juicy quotes, comedy, regular guyness, and an infinitely greater understanding of the executive branch of government operations.
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  11. hypodermiac
    • 1988 December 16, Tom Boeker, “The My House Play”, Chicago Reader:
      When Frances contracts food poisoning from a can of Spaghettios, Ernie insists she's a "hypodermiac.
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  12. individuate
    • 1988 December 16, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “A Perversion of the Past”, Chicago Reader:
      Since more than 20 black churches were firebombed in Mississippi that summer, Mississippi Burning opts for an endless spectacle of fires and beatings instead, taking care not to individuate too many of the black victims for fear of alienating "our society" (as opposed to the "Film Industry").
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  13. integrationist
    • 1988 December 16, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “A Perversion of the Past”, Chicago Reader:
      But Parker's integrationist FBI, which even includes a couple of black agents whimsically known as Bird and Monk, opts instead for abduction and threats of violence (which, Cagin argues, fits directly into the Klan's cherished paranoid fantasies about the FBI).
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  14. miniblinds
    • 1988 December 16, Florence Hamlish Levinsohn, “Dear Landlords”, Chicago Reader:
      She agreed to move into a new room, a room with a carpet on the floor, miniblinds, a ceiling fan, a bed, wire racks that serve as a dresser, and a tiny kitchenette.
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  15. multiinstrumentalist
    • 1988 December 16, Bill Wyman, “Balancing Act”, Chicago Reader:
      " And just when you have the band pegged as a quieter and less threatening version of the Woodentops, multiinstrumentalist Willie Aron lets loose with a very threatening guitar solo.
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  16. nonserial
    • 1988 December 16, Tom Boeker, “The My House Play”, Chicago Reader:
      In making the transition to TV, it abandoned specific plot for a flexible, nonserial formula, and dumped volatile satire in favor of chucklehead repartee.
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  17. outgained
    • 1988 December 16, Ted Cox, “The Sports Section”, Chicago Reader:
      The Lions outplayed them and outgained them all day long, but we all got an indication of who was going to win when the Lions' Garry James dropped a sure touchdown pass, going down the sideline, later in the third quarter.
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  18. overpopularized
    • 1988 December 16, Bill Wyman, “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree”, Chicago Reader:
      The Drifters' version of this Irving Berlin classic, overpopularized in the 40s by the unspeakable Bing Crosby, is the favorite of Rhino Records' James Austin, so it's probably appropriate to discuss his contributions to the genre here.
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  19. poignance
  20. rehabbers
    • 1988 December 16, Florence Hamlish Levinsohn, “Dear Landlords”, Chicago Reader:
      It was as if she was a symbol of the transition of the Norman from its fleabag status to its current life--as if she was a symbol of what Roddy and Holsten are doing in their work as rehabbers of low- and moderate-income housing.
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  21. singlefamily
    • 1988 December 16, Florence Hamlish Levinsohn, “Dear Landlords”, Chicago Reader:
      Most of First National's money has gone into large apartment buildings, but it has also lent to singlefamily home owners, developers of commercial strips, and renovators of mixed-use buildings such as the Norman, which has two stores on its ground floor.
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  22. sonuvabitch
  23. technologized
    • 1988 December 16, Carol Luat, “Negative Vibes”, Chicago Reader:
      Everything about the revival, be it little or grand, acknowledged some change, whether it was technologized theatrics, or even the lack of controversy over the nude scene.
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  24. tigerishly
    • 1988 December 16, Albert Williams, “The Jungle Book”, Chicago Reader:
      Shere Khan, the cruel and vengeful tiger whose determined and deadly pursuit of Mowgli (like Captain Hook's of Peter Pan ) fuels the story, is arrayed as a grand, slightly decadent Indian warlord, garbed in regal reds and adorned with tigerishly striped makeup.
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  25. uncolorful
    • 1988 December 16, Richard Lalich, “Hef's Pad”, Chicago Reader:
      As one mansion minion describes it, "It's a very uncolorful place now.
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  26. uncreditworthy
    • 1988 December 16, Florence Hamlish Levinsohn, “Dear Landlords”, Chicago Reader:
      But we are not lending to uncreditworthy people.
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  27. unentertaining
  28. untransformed
    • 1988 December 16, Joshua Kosman, “Reading: Zuckerman Meets His Maker”, Chicago Reader:
      The manuscript he's come up with, he asserts, is a rarity for him: It represents experience untransformed by the power of imagination.
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  29. vomitose
    • 1988 December 16, Tom Boeker, “The My House Play”, Chicago Reader:
      " Later, he relents and defends her by asserting that "Nobody's at their best when they're vomitose.
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