Can You Correctly Spell These Rare English Words?

You might be a true spelling savant when it comes to common English words, but how good are you when it comes to rare words? Do you think you can correctly spell these rare English words? Take this quiz and find out!
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Question 1/12

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Which of these spellings is correct?
Absquatulate
Absquatlate
Absquaulaite
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Question 2/12

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"Hornswoggle." Is this word spelled correctly?
Yes
No
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Question 3/12

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Which of these spellings is correct?
Discomboblate
Discombobulate
Discombubulate
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Which is the correct spelling?
Bumptious
Bumptiouis
Bumptius
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Question 5/12

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This word also means con artist. Can you choose the correct spelling?
Griftir
Griter
Grifter
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Question 6/12

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This word is used to define someone who is a show off. What is the correct spelling of this word?
Foofaraw
Foofraw
Fooaraw
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Question 7/12

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This word is used to define something that is askew or awry. What is the correct spelling?
Catawampus
Cattiwampus
Catiwampus
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Question 8/12

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This word is sued to describe someone who is grumpy or has a bad temper. What is the correct spelling?
Ornery
Orniry
Ornary
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Question 9/12

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This word is used to describe a fuss or commotion. What is the correct spelling?
Karfuffle
Kerfuffle
Kerfufle
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Question 10/12

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This word is used to describe a mixture of horrible sounds. What is the correct spelling?
Cocophony
Caciphony
Cacophony
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Question 11/12

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This rare word is used to describe someone who is dirty or messy. What is the correct spelling?
Ragamuffin
Ragmuffin
Ragimufin
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Question 12/12

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This word is used to describe nonsense words. What is the correct spelling?
Gabberish
Gibberish
Giberish
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are word rad! You may not have known the correct spelling for a few of these rare words, but you still managed to correctly guess a few. We think that makes you pretty word savvy. Rare words aren't easy to spell, that's probably why we never use them!

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are word worldly! Well done! You correctly guessed the spelling on more than half of these rare words. Rare words are usually a mess of strange of letters and weird pronunciation. Despite that, you pulled out all the stops and passed this tricky quiz!

B+, Word Worldly

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are word wonderful! We know it's far from easy to guess the correct spelling on rare words. Despite that, you aced this quiz with flying colors. You have proven yourself a true spelling virtuoso. High five!

A+, Word Wonderful

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1
Which of these spellings is correct?
Absquatulate
Absquatlate
Absquaulaite
2
"Hornswoggle." Is this word spelled correctly?
Yes
No
3
Which of these spellings is correct?
Discomboblate
Discombobulate
Discombubulate
4
Which is the correct spelling?
Bumptious
Bumptiouis
Bumptius
5
This word also means con artist. Can you choose the correct spelling?
Griftir
Griter
Grifter
6
This word is used to define someone who is a show off. What is the correct spelling of this word?
Foofaraw
Foofraw
Fooaraw
7
This word is used to define something that is askew or awry. What is the correct spelling?
Catawampus
Cattiwampus
Catiwampus
8
This word is sued to describe someone who is grumpy or has a bad temper. What is the correct spelling?
Ornery
Orniry
Ornary
9
This word is used to describe a fuss or commotion. What is the correct spelling?
Karfuffle
Kerfuffle
Kerfufle
10
This word is used to describe a mixture of horrible sounds. What is the correct spelling?
Cocophony
Caciphony
Cacophony
11
This rare word is used to describe someone who is dirty or messy. What is the correct spelling?
Ragamuffin
Ragmuffin
Ragimufin
12
This word is used to describe nonsense words. What is the correct spelling?
Gabberish
Gibberish
Giberish