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used in Lord of the Flies

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an unknown person, or of an unknown person — such as an unknown author, or donation of an unknown person
  • Then the shelter collapsed with smothering finality; and the anonymous shapes fought their way out and through. Dark figures drew themselves out of the wreckage and flitted away, till the screams of the littluns and Piggy's gasps were once more audible.
    p. 167.5
anonymous = unknown

(editor's note:  This is a less common sense of anonymous. More commonly it refers to an unknown person.)
  • A hushed and anonymous voice broke in.
    p. 90.4
  • anonymous = of unknown identity
  • Jack and the two anonymous savages with him swayed, looking up, and then recovered.
    p. 140.9
  • anonymous = of unknown identity
  • The twins lay hidden behind the tribe and the anonymous devils' faces swarmed across the neck.
    p. 181.8
anonymous = of unknown identity
There are no more uses of "anonymous" in Lord of the Flies.

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