Almost all of the words included below are words which I encountered while reading the Rex Stout books: Too Many Cooks, Some Buried Caesar, Over My Dead Body, Where There’s A Will, Black Orchids, Not Quite Dead Enough, The Silent Speaker, and Too Many Women.

Consilience. Plerophory. Livery. Fleshpot. Electioneer. Estop. Gibbosity. Piroshki. Clodhopper. Phlebotomy. Concordat. Clutch. Katydid. Tarpon. Bower. Scoot. Suds. Rotunda. Gab. Floriculture.

Scowl. Commandeer. Apodictically. Blotch. Bauble. Thurl. Wilt. Huff. Clodhopper. Consignee. Épée. Imprecation. Intransigent. Couturier. Quittance. Dingus. MetonymyChintzy. Skittish. Natty.

Intrigante. Curlicue. Bedraggled. Rotogravure. Legatee. Caper. Phiz. Derrick. Labellum. Mumblety-peg. Flump. Kerplunk. Portage. Pettish. Darb. Partridge. Cheviot. Jaunty. Accouterment. Obreptitious.

Receptacle. Impetuous. Springe. Toting. Blowsy. Flam. Linnet. Carton. Bollix. Awning. Chiffonier. Sniggle. Toggle. Craw. Simp. Titter. Wren. Endive. Assiduity. Pudgy.


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