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  • 16 Words from a Jack Vance Book

    cupola (small dome) – “…an eccentric structure of steep gables, balconies, sky-walks, cupolas…” droll (amusing) – “…long inquisitive nose and droll mouth…” erb [word created by Vance – guardian beast] “…I must shorten the chain of the captive erb which roams the premises during the night.” gibbet (gallows) – “…occupies the site of the old […]

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