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Faulknerian Adjectives

William Faulkner used adjectives like shadowdabbled, Augusttremulous, and others that can only be described as, well, Faulknerian. Grant and Martha trade theories about why the great writer chose them. The University of Virginia has an online audio...


hully-gully  adj.— «They’d call it ball-hogging or trigger-happy basketball or a simple lack of patience. John Hutchcraft calls it a practice drill.…He’s heard words like “hully-gully” and “hogball” to...

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