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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listverse.com
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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kimconstable.com
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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amazonaws.com
What does the English word "comminatory" mean?
criminal
threatening or vengeful
repenting, sorrowful
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wordpress.com
What does the English word "furuncle" mean?
a lump resulting from a bug bite
an ingrown hair
a boil
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personallicencescotland.com
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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godofevolution.com
What does the English word "succuss" mean?
give in, succumb
disagree vehemently
to shake something vigorously
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drharryfisch.com
What does the English word "umbriferous" mean?
lazy, tired
shady
knowing, knowledgeable
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childrensdayton.org
What does the English word "argute" mean?
idiotic
shrewd
quick
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psychcentral.com
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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stampingmadly.com
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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sungardas.com
What does the English word "noctambulist" mean?
a sleepwalker
an insomniac
a night lover, opposite of a mornign person
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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!

C+, Strange Word Newbie

redouxinteriors.com
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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!

B+, Eccentric English Speaker

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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!

A+, Master English Linguist

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1
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
8
What does the English word "umbriferous" mean?
lazy, tired
shady
knowing, knowledgeable
9
What does the English word "argute" mean?
idiotic
shrewd
quick
10
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
11
What does the English word "pinguid" mean?
fat-like, oily, or greasy
small and thin, lanky
to have the qualities of a penguin
12
What does the English word "noctambulist" mean?
a sleepwalker
an insomniac
a night lover, opposite of a mornign person