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9.  The Word:ensconced

In Context:“He was ensconced in his big…velvet armchair and was holding a book which he was considering with the profoundest admiration.” (p.12)

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10.  The Word:bibliomaniac

In Context:“This exclamation reminded me that Professor Lidenbrock was also a bibliomaniac in his spare time; but a book had no value in his eyes unless it was unique or, at the very least, unreadable.” (p.12)

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11.  The Word:polyglot

In Context:“And Professor Lidenbrock…was reputed to be a regular polygot. Not that he could speak fluently all the two thousand languages and four thousand dialects used on this earth, but at least he was familiar with a good many of them.” (p.15)

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