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Sometimes he merely alters a letter or two; sometimes he twists off the head or the tail of the unfortunate vocable altogether.
SPENSERR. W. CHURCH
Suppose I have an idea to which I give utterance by the vocable 'skrkl,' claiming at the same time that it is true.
There was a vocable that occasioned me some perplexity—indeed a haze envelopes it still.
A very little would have induced him to fill that empty vocable with a name.
The same vocable is preserved to our day in the name borne by one of the provinces of Persia, Khouzistan.
Often I had wished to test in speech the widely alleged merits of this vocable.
SOMEWHERE IN RED GAPHARRY LEON WILSON
So similar to the Maya vocable Kaan, a tie, a rope; hence a clan: a number of people held together by the tie of parentage.
VESTIGES OF THE MAYASAUGUSTUS LE PLONGEON
But the Maya vocable Thallac, signifies a thing without steadiness, like the sea.
VESTIGES OF THE MAYASAUGUSTUS LE PLONGEON
The primitive vocable now conveyed a lively resentment, but there was the pleading of a patient sufferer in what followed.
SOMEWHERE IN RED GAPHARRY LEON WILSON
It is a pluralistic world now, and lordly Intuition—a dangerous vocable—rules over mere mental processes.
UNICORNSJAMES HUNEKER

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