Raintree County as source for Merriam-Webster's A Few Example Sentences Borrowed from Raintree County to Reveal the Meaning of Words as found in the Merriam-Webster's & American Heritage Dictionaries ~
--inenarrable () adjective, pronounced \in-ih-NAIR-uh-bul\, meaning : incapable of being narrated : indescribable, ineffable. Example Sentence:
"Their songs were sometimes frenzied like the dances in which they whirled to syncopated rhythms, but more often muffled and sad with the inenarrable misery of their bondage." (Ross Lockridge, Jr., Raintree County) --Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day: July 22, 2010 [to pod cast]
--fledgling ( ) n. 1. A young bird that has recently acquired its flight feathers. 2. One that is young and inexperienced. Example:
"the young republic, fledgling of the nations" (Ross Lockridge, Jr.) --American Heritage Dictionary, New College Edition, 1975.
--pelf ( ) n. Wealth or riches, especially when dishonestly acquired. "[Middle English, booty, property, from Old French pelfre. See pilfer.] --American Heritage Dictionary, New College Edition, 1975. Example Sentence:
"Penniless paupers have become the possessors of uncounted pelf." (RossLockridge, Jr.).
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