ACUITY................................2
blunder over the ferry's after-peak. But his sharp ears, their acuity honed by years of myopia, had heard my laboured breathp 189 DC 1987
Metro-Centre, though few of those left behind had Mrs Mitchell's acuity Carradine's defenders at the South Gate entrance were falling backp 272 KC 2006
 
 ACUTE.................................18
strange and wonderful visions, but it throws that orchid into acute melancholia.‘ ‘Nonsense,‘ she said, laughing at me. ‘Give it top 7 PB 1956
The higher mammals depend for their survival on a highly acute sensory apparatus, combined with a varying ability to store andp 55 M69 1957
30 the next morning and loss of sleep deadened his acute hearing), and prepared himself to listen to her for halfp 108 SS 1960
in a relaxed, sluggish way that Mangon first assumed indicated acute shock. Then she drew from her handbag six white vialsp 119 SS 1960
rapidly, quivering with strange uncertain tremors, radiating a sensation of acute urgency and indecision. Then, abruptly, the room stilled. A secondp 318 TDS 1962
it was neither negative nor positive; but a relationship of acute dependence -- already Malek's notional personality was becoming overlaid byp 505 EG 1963
and his subordinates had progressed from surprise and annoyance to acute exasperation, and eventually to a mood of almost euphoric disbeliefp 521 MO 1963
fingers of her hand on my ann. A mood of acute agitation had come over her. ‘Relax,‘ I said. ‘I'll tellp 551 SG 1963
since the landing I have lived in a state of acute anxiety and foreboding. But short of committing some spectacular crimep 488 VH 1963
painstaking preparation which must have preceded the lecture, was Kandinski's acute nervousness in delivering it. Ward noticed that he suffered fromp 491 VH 1963
during the afternoon, when the pain in his foot became acute, he would wake to find Louise sitting beside him. Allp 634 DS 1964
of food, and the symptoms of beri-beri had become more acute. The numbness in his hands and feet, and the gradualp 594 TB 1964
of the sciences. Sade's erotic fantasies were matched by an acute scientific interest in the psychology and physiology of the humanp 85 UGM 1966
area dressed in the latest finery. Parking problems had become acute, and a special task force under Olds was renovating thep 912 UC 1976
from the archangel Michael.‘ The girl's agile hands, with their acute flexion at the wrists, were already tracing out the contoursp 30 UDC 1979
reduced to begging from the American tourists. I suffered from acute amnesia, and certain domestic problems with my wife and myp 1105 MWM 1985
I next saw him. He had woken after surgery in acute pain, unable to swallow and convinced that another throat hadp 301 KW 1991
to me than to the television audience, a brief but acute inquiry into my own motives and character. The days betweenp 310 KW 1991
 
 AD....................................23
Below was another, damaged but legible. AMEN*TEK LC*V *LPHA LE*ORIS AD 13** There were blanks among the letters, where time hadp 85 WG 1959
entries: PONT*AR*H*CV ALPH* L*PORIS A* *318 MYR*K LV* A**HA LEPORI* AD 13*6 KYR** XII ALPH* LEP*RIS AD 1*19 The list ofp 85 WG 1959
MYR*K LV* A**HA LEPORI* AD 13*6 KYR** XII ALPH* LEP*RIS AD 1*19 The list of names, all from Alpha Leporis, continuedp 85 WG 1959
list three or four columns later. M*MARYK XX*V A*PHA LEPORI* AD 1389 CYRARK IX ALPHA *EPORIS AD 1390 I went overp 85 WG 1959
M*MARYK XX*V A*PHA LEPORI* AD 1389 CYRARK IX ALPHA *EPORIS AD 1390 I went over to the megalith on my leftp 85 WG 1959
the inscriptions carefully. Here the entries read: MINYS-259 DELT* ARGUS AD 1874 TYLNYS-413 DELTA ARGUS *D 1874 There were fewer blanksp 85 WG 1959
MILV BETA TRIANGULI *D 1723 ISARI* LEAGUE *VII BETA *RIANGULI AD 1724 MAR-5-GO GAMMA GRUS AD 1959 VEN-7-GO GAMMA GRUS ADp 86 WG 1959
ISARI* LEAGUE *VII BETA *RIANGULI AD 1724 MAR-5-GO GAMMA GRUS AD 1959 VEN-7-GO GAMMA GRUS AD 1960 TETRARK XII ALPHA LEPORISp 86 WG 1959
AD 1724 MAR-5-GO GAMMA GRUS AD 1959 VEN-7-GO GAMMA GRUS AD 1960 TETRARK XII ALPHA LEPORIS AD 2095 Dynasties recurred againp 86 WG 1959
1959 VEN-7-GO GAMMA GRUS AD 1960 TETRARK XII ALPHA LEPORIS AD 2095 Dynasties recurred again and again, Cyrark's, Minys-‘s,-Go'sp 86 WG 1959
by twenty-or thirty-year intervals that appeared to be generations. Before AD 1200 all entries were illegible. This represented something over halfp 86 WG 1959
right corner of the megalith, was: CYRARK CCCXXIV ALPHA LEPORIS AD 2218 The letters were freshly incised, perhaps no more thanp 86 WG 1959
and then, proudly against the stars: CHARLES FOSTER NELSON EARTH AD 2217 ‘Tell me, Quaine, where would you like to bep 94 WG 1959
of about two per cent. The same story repeats itself ad nauseam. Cereals and root crops, dairy yields, ruminant fertility --p 180 VT 1960
they before they built it?‘ Abel struggled with the reductio ad absurdum. ‘I don't know, they must have been floating aroundp 324 13C 1962
everything about Lunora Goalen. A thousand magazine exposes had catalogued ad nauseam her strange flawed beauty, her fits of melancholy andp 396 TSS 1962
robbed us. I can't believe it!‘ Traxel waved him away ad went over to the Old Man, who was staring inp 469 TT 1963
can tell it isn't a real live man,‘ claimed an ad for Bosco's Collapsible Driver.) But without doubt the most significantp 233 UGM 1984
the dome's administration area. As I sipped a double espresso, ad to sink my nose in its reassuring vapour, Carradine sortedp 46 KC 2006
a few product launches for us. I remember a cinema ad for a new micro-car. He was too big to getp 46 KC 2006
actors I had coached while filming their commercials. The TV ad jumped the gap between reality and illusion, creating a worldp 93 KC 2006
You and Mr Cruise. Everybody really loves the latest cable ad.‘ ‘The abattoir? Not too gloomy?‘ ‘Never. Existential choice. Isn't thatp 173 KC 2006
and was ready to burst out of his bottle. The ad man was faced with the final humiliation of being takenp 187 KC 2006
 
 AD-MEN................................3
the winter homes not of local shepherds but of Dusseldorf ad-men and Zurich television executives. Along most of the Mediterranean's resortp 15 CN 1996
record industry producers and the lumpen-intelligentsia of newspaper columnists and ad-men. All these were black-balled by the admissions committee, though mostp 51 MP 2003
the Odessa Steps, this is Tolpuddle.‘ ‘All these lawyers and ad-men?‘ ‘Who cares what they do? It's what they are thatp 200 MP 2003
 
 ADAM..................................14
note, but Mangon restrained her and quickly scribbled another message. Adam and Eve. Sorry. ‘What, the film? Oh, how ridiculous! Wellp 125 SS 1960
and a point might ultimately be reached where a second Adam and Eve found themselves alone in a new Eden. Riggsp 23 DW 1962
woman. Nothing is more essential than a basis for comparison. Adam had no aesthetic sense, or he would have realised thatp 28 DW 1962
and heat, attacked by alligators and giant bats, a second Adam searching for the forgotten paradises of the reborn Sun. THEp 171 DW 1962
vast cyclical dream-rebus of a Dublin publican who is simultaneously Adam, Napoleon and the heroes of a thousand mythologies. William Burroughsp 126 UGM 1964
intense hope and longing, as if I were some fugitive Adam chancing upon a forgotten gateway to the forbidden paradise. Fromp 616 IM 1964
and the dunes outside drew nearer, a last Eve and Adam waiting for time's end. Ransom saw nothing of Philip Jordanp 168 D 1965
of hope and longing, as if he were some fugitive Adam chancing upon a forgotten gateway to the forbidden paradise. Highp 79 CW 1966
by memories of Hinton. They had come back here like Adam and Eve returning to the Edenic paradise with an unfortunatep 1040 MSA 1982
the face. Daily Telegraph Magnetic Sleep From Mesmer to Freud Adam Crabtree The history of psychiatry rewrites itself so often thatp 152 UGM 1994
one of the last to step off the gangway, as Adam Crabtree makes clear in this account of the precursors ofp 152 UGM 1994
suffering from toothache, and began a series of experiments that Adam Crabtree claims were to alter the course of psychiatry forp 152 UGM 1994
Freud at last arrived on the scene, he seems from Adam Crabtree's account like the last guest at a party thatp 153 UGM 1994
the grimy vane with his teeth. ‘He can play God, Adam and the serpent without having to change his fig-leaf. Onep 267 CN 1996
 
 ADAM'S................................1
throat bobbing as the make-up girl pointed out his enlarged Adam's apple. He caught my eye in the mirror, as ifp 300 KW 1991
 
 ADAMANT...............................4
for you.‘ Francis began to remonstrate but the man was adamant. ‘I can't make a special dip into space-hold just becausep 336 13C 1962
would probably kill my new law office. However, Fay was adamant. What annoyed me most was that she sounded better thanp 317 TDS 1962
I had offered to clear away. But Dick had been adamant that I change nothing. Sipping at the water, I noticedp 197 KW 1991
Now if you gave an interview ...?‘ But Dr Barbara was adamant. She had addressed the cameras for the last time. Blondep 106 RP 1994
 
 ADAMS.................................7
in their balance units upset by the explosions. Madison, Coolidge, Adams and Reagan lost their footing and fell to the floorp 185 HA 1981
Society Bookshop; Angelina Gomez, twenty-three, air hostess, Iberian Airways; Phoebe Adams, forty-three, cruise protestor, Camp Orange, Greenham Common. 40) Sometimes, atp 1102 ATQ 1985
Laurence J. Whitmore. And Laurence J. Whitmore shot Virginia B. Adams. And Virginia B. Adams shot Lynn Young. And Lynn Youngp 101 GOA 1990
Laurence J. Whitmore shot Virginia B. Adams. And Virginia B. Adams shot Lynn Young. And Lynn Young shot Lucille Beachy. Andp 101 GOA 1990
William Bender shot Alan Washburn. And Alan Washburn shot Julie Adams. And Julie Adams shot Susan Saner. And Susan Saner shotp 103 GOA 1990
Alan Washburn. And Alan Washburn shot Julie Adams. And Julie Adams shot Susan Saner. And Susan Saner shot Richard Burgheim. Andp 103 GOA 1990
the circle was a bright young Barnard girl called Joan Adams, a benzedrine addict who was to become Burroughs's common-law wifep 132 UGM 1991
 
 ADAPT.................................6
built in which alter the form of the organism and adapt it to living in a hotter radiological climate. Soft-skinned organismsp 181 VT 1960
pattern has unfolded, countless mutations completely transforming the organisms to adapt them for survival in the new environment. Everywhere there's beenp 41 DW 1962
to the vagrant human figure, but from living tissues that adapt themselves to the contours and personality of the wearer. Otherp 797 SGW 1970
late twentieth century celebrity? Will everyone in the future, to adapt Warhol, be infamous for fifteen minutes? Given the immense glarep 41 UGM 1979
amazing faith that the desert will look after us. ‘Only adapt, Wayne -- the way you breathe, sleep, walk, think.‘ Hep 89 HA 1981
about the war, that people were only too able to adapt to it. At times he even suspected that Jim enjoyedp 208 ES 1984
 
 ADAPTABILITY..........................2
for a long time. I know it sounds despicable, but adaptability is the only real biological qualification for survival. At thep 143 WFN 1961
for dinner in the jungle -- a total lack of adaptability.‘ ‘Riggs was all right,‘ Kerans remarked quietly. ‘He'll probably getp 78 DW 1962
 
 ADAPTABLE.............................2
fro across the pool. ‘Dog-fish,‘ Granger muttered. ‘Shark family. Highly adaptable -- need to be, to have survived here. Damn itp 240 DE 1961
the strong low sounds of her breathing; she looked highly adaptable and resourceful. ‘Commander!‘ Goldman shouted, almost standing up at thep 44 WFN 1961
 
 ADAPTATION............................2
we have designed for you,‘ Dr Burlington explained, ‘is an adaptation of a classic masterpiece in the Diphenyl-2-4-6-Cyclopropane canon, and thoughp 353 PE 1962
committed the stars of the film were to Cronenberg's elegant adaptation of my novel. I was sitting next to Holly Hunterp 244 ML 2008