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Plural:   raisins

A dried grape berry, often brown in color and very sweet.



Concerning the raising a child or children;  upbringing-related;  pedagogical.

(Source:  J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.) 



Plural:   rascalimps

A small creature that is a rascal (a rascal + an imp);  a tiny mischievous dwarf or sprite.


The search for scientific nubs and principia of all the mentioned incomprehensible happenstances was often associated with remarkable imperilments.  Ouch, now I felt a virtual sting in my spirit, which Fero the rascalimp would have bestowed on me if he knew I just called him a "happenstance".  (Source:  J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.) 



Plural:   reactednesses

The state or degree of being partly or fully reacted (transformed physically or chemically).  The quality achieved by a partial or complete physical or chemical reaction / interreaction / interaction.


Thanks to this water-exchange-driven transition, the initial slurry-ish mixture gradually solidifies.  The sequel is a growing dough viscosity and a gradating degree of mutual reactedness of the watery and waterless raw materials.  This coupling interreaction already occurs during mixing(Source: J∙ Okram - Semolina Dumplings for Soups  ●  Cooking Recipe.) 



Plural:   repulsivities

The quality of being repulsive in any sense, including emotional reactions (disgust, distaste, aversion, etc·) and physical properties (magnetic repulsion, waterproofness, non-stickiness, etc·);  repellence / repellency;  repulsiveness.


Ahead of reusing it for more delicate frying, we must restore its repulsivity(Source: J∙ Okram - Bartonian Potato Pancakes  ●  Cooking Recipe.) 



Connected with good old times and the qualities of romantism:  classical eternal values, wisdom, morality, character, adventure, heroism, freedom, dreams, hope, idealisation, peace and harmony.


This recipe strengthened the explorers in the mysterious retro-romantical novel The Expedition to Cursed Forest.  (Source: J∙ Okram - Mayonnaise Stew  ●  Cooking Recipe.) 



Plural:   rippers 

Someone or something that rips or tears;  tearer;  shredder.


Infinitive:   ripper
3rd person:   rippers
Gerund:   rippering
Present:   rippering
Past:   rippered
Perfect:   rippered

To rip;  rip off;  tear;  tear off;  cut;  cut off.


But at least I rippered a good length of drawing parchment for him, a proper piece, to have ready at hand.  And the basest pipe-mail pneumatical I have unblocked too, in case master father needed to cast a despatch some urgentful.  A patent or something.  (Context:  A visiting family will be spending a night unexpectedly on 5 Misty Road.  Grandma Estela prepares rooms for them, describing in her archaic language the amenities available.  Source:  J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.) 



Towards a river.



Plural:   roastpans

A deep tray for roasting, baking or drying foods in an oven;  baking tray.


Regardless, let's be cautious with improvising:  If the mid-products are not flipped at mid-preparation, or if a thicker layer of dough-mix is loaded into the roastpan, or if we slip to a full-tray filling or overfilling practice, we are technologically approaching the concocting of a distantly associated but distinctive dish - we may end up with a traditional potato baba (aka knolltorte / harulla / placerka)(Source: J∙ Okram - Bartonian Potato Pancakes  ●  Cooking Recipe.) 



Plural:   roastpots

A sturdy tray or pot for roasting / frying / sauteing foods on a stove or in an oven.


To conclude the frypanological scientific treatise, let's see how to avert welding-on of Barton-sort patties onto the recesses of subaverage and inferior pans.  The secret of success lies in the dubbed roastpot priming(Source: J∙ Okram - Bartonian Potato Pancakes  ●  Cooking Recipe.) 



All around the room;  taken out of a storage place and scattered around;  dispersed.


—Estela?  Estela!—  Doctor Barton called and also went to press the call button on the wall as well.  He waited patiently by the door to the anteroom.  —Estela, we will have invitees staying for the night.  Will you please prepare guest rooms for the Boleks?

—Even the master engineer consentated? 

—They are all staying.

—Oyy, I am dedusting the books.  I've got them all unshelved!  Disordered and trumpered roomaround!  I didn't know...  A shame it will be...

—What books?

—Well, almanacks your scientific of course.  In the professorial room.  The whole bedspread is overcrammed with them.  The telegraph uncabled, bedtop undusted, oyoyoy...

—I meant the marital room, for grown-ups, and for the bo-...

—For such a highly educated gentleman?  Woman could disturb him.  Sodom and Gomorrah...

—Estelaaa...  Mister engineer is already sleeping here on his chair.  Please...?  (Source:  J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.) 


Slovak / Slovenčina (SK):  rozkrámovaný;  porozkladaný



Somewhat rubbery, partly rubbery, or similar to rubber;  chewy;  bendy.


Complaints mentioning rubberish results when fixing mayonnaise hotdish from thawed meat have been justified.  (Source: J∙ Okram - Mayonnaise Stew  ●  Cooking Recipe.) 

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Julion Okram's Word Explainer is a concise dictionary of uncommon, less standard and expert words appearing in mystery thrillers and science fiction adventures.  It contains little-known or fictional geographical names, scientific terms, slang, professional jargons, archaisms, dialects, neologisms, composite expressions, etc⋅.  Find word definitions, alternative meanings, occasional notes about etymology and stems, and story-related contextual remarks.  The entire vocabulary is searchable online.  Readers wishing to go offline or have a printed reference at hand can download this full glossary as a wordbook in PDF format.