ladylike* - befitting a lady; resembling what pertains to a lady
gym - colloq. abbreviation of gymnasium or gymnastic(s
jazz - a kind of ragtime dance; sexual intercourse (slang.)
jiggery pokery* - deceitful or dishonest 'manipulation'; hocus-pocus, humbug.
bumping race: bump - the impact of the stem of a boat against the stern or side of another boat in front of it: in boat-racing at the English Universities, the making of a 'bump' is the technical proof of one boat's overtaking and beating another.
on the flat - on a smooth surface
point to point - a horce race cross country with each rider choosing his own course.
acclivous* - rising with a slope, sloping upward, ascending
windy - Of places, etc.: Full of, exposed to, blown upon or through by the wind.
insight - to furnish with sight, to give sight to
rebellious - insubordinate, defying lawful authority; belonging to a party of rebels.
saunter - a leisurely, careless, loitering walk or ramble; a stroll
handlebar - a transverse bar, usually curved, with a handle at each end, connected with the driving- or steering-wheel of a cycle, by which the vehicle is guided by hand.
brazenness - effrontery, impudence
cartilage* - a structure or formation consisting of cartilage, a gristly part; as the cartilages of the ribs.
decartelize* - to break up
visceral - affecting the viscera or bowels regarded as the seat of emotion
ptosis* - a falling or prolapsus of any of the viscera or of the breasts
allowance - permission, tolerance, sufferance
fad - a crotchet, hobby, 'craze'
abdominal - of or pertaining to the abdomen
asprawl* - in a sprawling posture, sprawling
exorcise = exorcize exercise
flush - to cleanse (a drain, etc.); to drive away (an obstacle) by means of a rush of water.
threadworm - a worm of threadlike form, parasitic in the human rectum.
perspire - to breathe out, to exhale; to give out watery fluid through the pores of the skin.
lict - light (obs.)
lector - Eccl. An ecclesiastic belonging to one of the minor orders, whose duty originally consisted in reading the 'lessons'.
lobby - a passage or corridor connected with one or more apartments in a building, or attached to a large hall, theatre, or the like; often used as a waiting-place or ante-room.
ostiary - Eccl. A doorkeeper, esp. of a church
dirt track - an unpaved track or course
skip - a large container for the reception and conveyance of materials or rubbish.
sportive - inclined to jesting or levity; disposed to a playful lightness of thought or expression.
greengrocer - a retail dealer in vegetables and fruit
monthlies - menses
to stamp out - to extinguish (a fire) by trampling on it. Hence, transf. to extirpate (a disease, a heresy, etc.), suppress (a rebellion) by resorting to vigorous measures.
a bad egg - a person or a scheme that disappoints expectation
dietitian* - one who professes or practises dietetics or some theory of diet
creature comforts - material comforts (such as food and clothing)
causerie - informal talk or discussion, esp. on literary topics; also, a chatty article or paragraph.
slop - nonsense, rubbish; insolence
fatten - to grow or become fat
hippopotamian - belonging to, like, or suggesting a hippopotamus; huge, unwieldly.
to keep one's weathereye open - to be watchful and alert, keep one's wits about one.
to cock the eye* - to turn the eye with a knowing look; cocked - Of a fire-arm: With the cock drawn back, ready for firing when the trigger is pulled.
furnished - equipped; formerly in material sense, Accoutred, dressed, provided with necessaries; now only in immaterial sense, Informed, instructed, prepared.
lodger - one who resides as an inmate in another person's house, paying a certain sum periodically for the accommodation.
tally - any tangible means of recording a payment or amount; upon the tally - on credit.
stupre* - to violate (a woman) stupefying
mazurka* - a lively Polish dance resembling the polka
vitch = fitch - vetch, the plant Vicia sativa bitch
Pannonia - ancient land corresponding to modern Hungary
studieren (d) - to study
ivory - collect. sing. and pl. The keys of a piano or similar instrument
undoing - the action of bringing to nought, destroying, or ruining
bane - ruin, fatal mischief, woful or hapless fate (chiefly poetical.)
bask - to expose oneself to, or disport oneself in, an ambient flood of genial warmth, as in the sunshine, the rays of a fire; to lie enjoying the heat which radiates upon one.
inrodinately - in an inordinate manner or degree; extravagantly