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By Oliver Loo

The publication comprises over 1100 phrases and is meant to be a short reference consultant for the reader of The Hobbit & The Lord of the earrings, the place outdated, unusual and archaic phrases could be quick appeared up and their that means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 instances within the textual content with not less than five diverse meanings. It potential present of air in a single sentence, consuming, or a drink or potion in one other, person who is drafted into carrier in one other, to attract or to drag in one other and eventually the intensity a vessel sinks within the water. One must understand the entire meanings to be able to totally comprehend the textual content. The phrases within the first element of each one ebook are prepared so as of visual appeal within the books. within the final part, the phrases are prepared alphabetically for ease of discovering a specific notice with no regard to the place it really is used. additionally integrated is the sentence the place the be aware is used to supply the reader with the contextual atmosphere of the be aware within the sentence it's utilized in as an relief to appreciate the which means.

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Defrayed 38 To pay the charges or expenses of a person. all traveling expenses guaranteed in any event; funeral expenses to be defrayed by us or our representatives, if occasion arises …. repose 38 To lay to rest; refresh by rest; to take rest from exertion or toil. Thinking it unnecessary to disturb your esteemed repose, we have proceeded in advance to make requisite preparations…. paraphernalia 39 Personal belongings; articles of personal adornment or attire; trappings; equipments; in general, appurtenances (accessory).

Whinnying 68 Of a horse, to utter its characteristic call or cry; neigh. some of them were whinnying with fright. guffawing 68 A loud, coarse burst of laughter; to laugh loudly and boisterously. They could hear the giants guffawing and shouting…. nooks 69 A corner, as in a room; any small recess; a secluded or sheltered place. …a dry floor and some comfortable nooks. champing 69 To crush with the teeth and chew vigorously or noisily; munch; also to bite upon, esp. impatiently, as a horse its bit.

See text above for croaking. Chapter 5 Riddles in the Dark Chestnuts 85 An old or stale joke, anecdote, etc. (slang). Hence, in extended use, anything trite, stale, or too often repeated. "Chestnuts, chestnuts…. poser 86 A question, a problem, or matter that poses, or puzzles completely. But it proved a nasty poser…. spluttered 86 To talk hastily and confusedly or incoherently, as in excitement or embarrassment. he whispered and spluttered. ogres 88 A monster, commonly represented as a hideous giant, of fairy-tales and popular legends, supposed to live on human flesh.

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