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12.  The Word:stentorian

In Context:“I had come to my last prawn when a stentorian voice tore me away from the pleasure of dessert.” (p.16)

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13.  The Word:cryptogram

In Context:“’It’s what they call a cryptogram,’ he said, ‘in which the sense is concealed by a deliberate jumbling of the letters…’” (p.18)

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14.  The Word:alchemist

In Context:“’Arne Saknussemm!’ he cried triumphantly. ‘Why, that’s…an Icelandic name, that of a famous alchemist of the sixteenth century!’” (p.18)

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15.   The Word:savant

In Context:  “’But the savants of the sixteenth century generally wrote in Latin…’” (p.10)

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