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Can You Define These Mysterious Terms?

Who knew so many odd words existed in the English language?

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What does the English word "adscititious" mean?
additional
pompous, high-nosed
foolish

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What does the English word "rumpot" mean?
a habitual or heavy drinker
the act of drinking alcohol after eating
what is used to make brandy and rum beverages

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What does the English word "uncinate" mean?
to say with a guttural undertone
to proclaim with conviction
having a hooked shape

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What does the English word "comminatory" mean?
criminal
threatening or vengeful
repenting, sorrowful

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What does the English word "furuncle" mean?
a lump resulting from a bug bite
an ingrown hair
a boil

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What does the English word "paraph" mean?
a fluorish after a signature
a shortened phrase
a wide staff used for walking

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What does the English word "succuss" mean?
give in, succumb
disagree vehemently
to shake something vigorously

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What does the English word "umbriferous" mean?
lazy, tired
shady
knowing, knowledgeable

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What does the English word "argute" mean?
idiotic
shrewd
quick

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What does the English word "degust" mean?
to gag as if sick after eating an unappetizing bite
to vomit, throw up
to taste a food or drink carefully, so as to fully appreciate it

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What does the English word "pinguid" mean?
fat-like, oily, or greasy
small and thin, lanky
to have the qualities of a penguin

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What does the English word "noctambulist" mean?
a sleepwalker
an insomniac
a night lover, opposite of a mornign person

C+, Strange Word Newbie

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I bet you never knew the English language was so strange and large, huh? Time to go looking for these odd words - they're fun to learn and even more fun to use!

B+, Eccentric English Speaker

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I can tell you enjoy sprinkling in some odd words into your conversations here and there. Good job knowing lots of these strange words!

A+, Master English Linguist

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Amazing! If you know THESE strange words, you must have mastered the English language...or you might also be a spelling bee champion. Either way, congratulations on a great score!
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What does the English word "adscititious" mean?
additional
pompous, high-nosed
foolish
2
What does the English word "rumpot" mean?
a habitual or heavy drinker
the act of drinking alcohol after eating
what is used to make brandy and rum beverages
3
What does the English word "uncinate" mean?
to say with a guttural undertone
to proclaim with conviction
having a hooked shape
4
What does the English word "comminatory" mean?
criminal
threatening or vengeful
repenting, sorrowful
5
What does the English word "furuncle" mean?
a lump resulting from a bug bite
an ingrown hair
a boil
6
What does the English word "paraph" mean?
a fluorish after a signature
a shortened phrase
a wide staff used for walking
7
What does the English word "succuss" mean?
give in, succumb
disagree vehemently
to shake something vigorously
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What does the English word "umbriferous" mean?
lazy, tired
shady
knowing, knowledgeable
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What does the English word "argute" mean?
idiotic
shrewd
quick
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What does the English word "degust" mean?
to gag as if sick after eating an unappetizing bite
to vomit, throw up
to taste a food or drink carefully, so as to fully appreciate it
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What does the English word "pinguid" mean?
fat-like, oily, or greasy
small and thin, lanky
to have the qualities of a penguin
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What does the English word "noctambulist" mean?
a sleepwalker
an insomniac
a night lover, opposite of a mornign person

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