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But in Jerry's vocabulary, "Mister Haggin" possessed all the definiteness of sound and meaning that the word "master" possesses in the vocabularies of humans in relation to their dogs.
He was pressing beyond the limits of his vocabulary.
It cost me so much trouble, however, to dig the sense out of the grammar and lexicon, as I went on with the authors I was impatient to read, that I remember the words very well in all their forms and inflections, and I have still what I think I may call a fair German vocabulary.
vocabulary that would stick to him like a second skin.
Their language being similar to that of the great apes Meriem could converse with them though the poverty of their vocabulary rendered these exchanges anything but feasts of reason.
Not only did he speak more correctly, but he spoke more easily, and there were many new words in his vocabulary.
The vocabulary of Bradshaw is nervous and terse, but limited.
His method, when once observed, could never be forgotten; nor his manner, nor his vocabulary.
Jotham's facial muscles were unmoved by this appeal and, his vocabulary being limited, he merely repeated: "I guess I'll go along back.
How Jo came to be there himself, he could not for the flickering little life of him have told, even if gifted with a vocabulary exceeding a hundred words.
I was a lord of thought, the master of my vocabulary and of the totality of my experience, unerringly capable of selecting my data and building my exposition.
Maybe you didn't shine in scholarship, but at least you gleaned a vocabulary out of Oxford.