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Clockwork Orange (book)


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misdemeanor
A minor wrongdoing.
lapel
The part on each side of a coat or jacket immediately below the collar that is folded back.
cravat
A strip of fabric worn around the neck and tucked inside an open-necked shirt.
scruff
The back of a person's or animal's neck.
wantonness
prank, mischief, frolic, trick
evensong
(in the Christian Church) A service of evening prayers, psalms, and canticles, conducted according to a set form.
insinuation
An unpleasant hint or suggestion of something bad.
mantelpiece
A structure of wood, marble, or stone above and around a fireplace.
treacle
Cloying sentimentality or flattery.
dollop
A shapeless mass or blob of something, esp. soft food: "great ***s of cream".
drool
Drop saliva uncontrollably from the mouth: "the baby begins to ***, then to cough".
larder
A room or large cupboard for storing food.
argot
The jargon or slang of a particular group or class: "teenage ***".
prefatory
serving as an introduction or preface.
mirth
Amusement, esp. as expressed in laughter: "his six-foot frame shook with ***".
verily
Truly; certainly.
callousness
devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness.
dismay
Consternation and distress, typically that caused by something unexpected.
enrapture
Give intense pleasure or joy to.
solemn
Formal and dignified.
unrepentant
Having or exhibiting no remorse.
unsavoury
morally offensive; "an *** reputation".
quaint
Attractively unusual or old-fashioned.
reclamation
The conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation.