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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words, lacking English entries in the English Wiktionary as of the most recent database dump, found in the 2008-04-19 issue of the New York Times (2009-03-13).

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75744 tokens ‧ 54853 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 7536 types ‧ 15 (~ 0.199%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. arguability
    • 2008 April 19, John F. Burns, “Russian Feud Goes to Court in London”, New York Times:
      “The arguability of the claims depends wholly on oral conversations which are not documented,” he said.
  2. bottlelike
  3. fourteenfold
  4. gessoed
    • 2008 April 19, Roberta Smith, “Is Painting Small the Next Big Thing?”, New York Times:
      Different physical supports (canvas, fiberboard, heavily gessoed wood) further complicate Mr. Olson’s processes.
  5. gradewide
    • 2008 April 19, Jacques Steinberg, “Primary Lures Those Too Young to Vote”, New York Times:
      The children, most 9 or 10, then signaled their preferences for the Democratic nomination in a gradewide straw poll.
  6. jedi
    • 2008 April 19, “The Unfinished Reforms of 9/11”, New York Times:
      Over on the Senate Appropriations Committee — the jedi masters of the budget universe — top members were not in a compromising mood and quickly volleyed in their own letter insisting that there is no such need.
  7. mauvish
    • 2008 April 19, Roberta Smith, “Is Painting Small the Next Big Thing?”, New York Times:
      Ms. Moran’s colors, on the other hand, are reserved and shot through with light: a wide range of delicate grays, mauvish browns, yellowish tans and a variety of whites that keep the painting action distinct.
  8. menuetto
    • 2008 April 19, Anthony Tommasini, “A Change in Ingredients Doesn’t Always Alter the Taste”, New York Times:
      Beethoven ’s Quartet in C minor (Op. 18, No. 4) came across in this incisive and full-bodied performance as the audacious work of a supremely confident young man, especially in a moody menuetto, thick with slinky chromatic lines and wayward harmonies.
  9. multifactional
    • 2008 April 19, Michael Cooper, “McCain, Iraq War and the Threat of ‘Al Qaeda’”, New York Times:
      The current situation in Iraq should properly be described as “a multifactional civil war” in which “the government is composed of rival Shia factions” and “they are embattled with an outside Shia group, the Mahdi Army ,” Ira M. Lapidus, a co-author of “Islam, Politics and Social Movements” and a professor of history at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, wrote in an e-mail message.
  10. reinstitution
  11. slumlike
    • 2008 April 19, Alissa J. Rubin, “Sadr City Fighters Lay Defenses Amid Latest Official Efforts at Calm”, New York Times:
      Overwhelmingly Shiite, it consists mainly of cheap, poor-quality houses, street markets, shops, mosques and government buildings, and it has filthy, slumlike outlying areas that appear to expand annually in a haphazard manner.


  1. overweaning
    • 2008 April 19, Roberta Smith, “Is Painting Small the Next Big Thing?”, New York Times:
      Her spirited brush work creates a sense of gesture and movement that is almost comical, as if a Lilliputian artist of overweaning ambition were rushing about, dispensing profusions of feathery curls and slashing lines of paint.