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Old 12-20-2006, 08:10 AM   #1
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The Silmarillion in one word

I'm a little surprised nobody made a thread like this after the two other 'in one word' went so well.

Since the Sil is not as universally loved as the LotR, I'm looking forward to some controversy!

I'll be starting with:


Terse


(hope it means what I think it means, since I had to look for a fitting word in a dictionary...)
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Old 12-20-2006, 08:12 AM   #2
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(Great idea, Mac!)
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Old 12-20-2006, 09:24 AM   #3
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Old 12-20-2006, 09:57 AM   #4
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Old 12-20-2006, 10:57 AM   #5
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Old 12-20-2006, 11:09 AM   #6
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Old 12-20-2006, 11:15 AM   #7
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Old 12-20-2006, 12:54 PM   #8
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Old 12-20-2006, 01:27 PM   #9
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Old 12-20-2006, 01:43 PM   #10
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Old 12-20-2006, 02:17 PM   #11
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Old 12-20-2006, 04:08 PM   #12
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Old 12-20-2006, 04:16 PM   #13
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Old 12-20-2006, 05:41 PM   #14
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Old 12-20-2006, 06:04 PM   #15
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Old 12-20-2006, 07:54 PM   #16
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Old 12-20-2006, 09:13 PM   #17
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Old 12-21-2006, 04:08 AM   #18
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Old 12-21-2006, 11:02 AM   #19
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Old 12-21-2006, 06:51 PM   #20
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Old 12-21-2006, 08:11 PM   #21
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Old 12-21-2006, 08:54 PM   #22
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Not to buck the system, but in lieu of having to post thrice, here are my three one words:
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  • "totally"
  • tome-ish
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Old 12-23-2006, 09:03 AM   #23
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Old 12-23-2006, 10:21 AM   #24
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Old 12-24-2006, 11:52 PM   #25
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Old 12-25-2006, 10:07 AM   #26
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Old 12-27-2006, 12:18 AM   #27
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Old 12-27-2006, 11:18 AM   #31
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Old 12-27-2006, 01:32 PM   #33
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Old 12-27-2006, 07:56 PM   #34
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Old 12-30-2006, 06:55 PM   #36
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Old 12-31-2006, 04:30 AM   #37
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Old 12-31-2006, 04:33 AM   #38
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