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By Oliver Loo

The booklet comprises over 1100 phrases and is meant to be a short reference consultant for the reader of The Hobbit & The Lord of the jewelry, the place previous, unusual and archaic phrases could be speedy regarded up and their that means made transparent. Draught for instance happens 35 occasions within the textual content with at the least five diversified meanings. It capability 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 tug in one other and eventually the intensity a vessel sinks within the water. One must comprehend the entire meanings in an effort to absolutely comprehend the textual content. The phrases within the first component of every one e-book are prepared so as of visual appeal within the books. within the final part, the phrases are prepared alphabetically for ease of discovering a selected notice with no regard to the place it truly is used. additionally incorporated is the sentence the place the be aware is used to supply the reader with the contextual atmosphere of the observe within the sentence it's utilized in as an reduction to appreciate the that means.

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He seemed to be crouched right down with his flat hands splayed on the floor, and his head thrust out... a glimpse of endless unmarked days without light or hope of betterment, hard stone, cold fish, sneaking and whispering. smote 99 Preterit of smite. Afflict, chasten, or punish in a grievous manner; affect mentally with a sudden pang; hence, to affect suddenly and strongly with a specified feeling or sentiment. A pang of fear and loss, like an echo of Gollum's misery, smote Bilbo…. hither 99 On or toward this side; on the side or in the direction of the person speaking; nearer.

See text above for furrier. Droning 127 Emitting a dull, monotonous sound; characterized by a monotonous tone or utterance. and a droning in the air. , of a tree or other plant. there was lying a great oak-trunk with many lopped branches beside it. tunic 128 Undergarment. A garment like a shirt or a gown, worn by both sexes among the ancient Greeks and Romans. He was clothed in a tunic of wool down to his knees…. trestles 136 A frame used as a support, consisting typically of a horizontal beam or bar fixed at each end to a pair of spreading legs; sometimes, the whole frame which supports the top of a table.

And all his soldiers gnashed their teeth…. , to talk despondently; forebode evil; grumble; also, to die (slang) or to kill (slang). The yells and yammering, croaking, jibbering and jabbering; howls, growls and curses; shrieking and skriking, that followed…. jibbering 75 To move restively sidewise or backward instead of forward, as an animal in harness; refuse to go on; balk. See text above for croaking. jabbering 75 To talk or utter rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; chatter unintelligibly or senselessly.

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