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Keith said she was “really cute” and looked “bookish” in her glasses.
A popular athlete and a bookish social pariah start a secret relationship while in high school, then float in and out of each other’s lives as they journey into adulthood.
Born in 1903 in the tiny dusty colonial outpost of Pietersburg, in northern South Africa, Plomer was bookish and reclusive.
Here at last was a home for the nerdy, the bookish, the hypercompetent others.
Technical words and bookish terms are not words of national use.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
It all came back in cash to the working man; and yet it was my own pals who had rebuked me for being too bookish.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
I envy you the acquaintance of a genuine non-bookish man like Captain Speke.
It was only geography that morning, any way: and the practical thing was worth any quantity of bookish theoric.
THE GOLDEN AGEKENNETH GRAHAME
He seemingly was a bookish young man who would probably enjoy hunting a Greek verb to its lair.
There are authors who are the delight of a bookish few, and there are authors with an enormous public and no reputation.
ESSAYS ON MODERN NOVELISTSWILLIAM LYON PHELPS

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