Quiz 6 of 50 -- Obscure and Unusual Words

Number Question Answer Your answer
1 degeneration; loss of physical vitality or ability 1 woold
2 abiotrophy
3 sigillary
4 lexigraphy
5 ignify
2 knowledge of women 1 witenagemot
2 gynics
3 surquedry
4 pornotopia
5 proctal
3 loose outer garment worn over armour 1 lockstep
2 mandylion
3 idiologism
4 thigmotropism
5 kymograph
4 book or treatise on beards 1 whither
2 pogonology
3 advowson
4 glabrous
5 farrago
5 blank metal disc to be stamped as a coin 1 sinapise
2 popple
3 portesse
4 planchet
5 refractory
6 instrument used to record sound on magnetic tape 1 blattnerphone
2 morse
3 sitophobia
4 tunicle
5 ostler
7 saddle cloth 1 strombuliferous
2 vinolent
3 weatherboard
4 mezzotint
5 shabrack
8 the application of statistics in economic history 1 pharisaic
2 cynartomachy
3 anthelion
4 cliometrics
5 schizotrichia
9 instrument measuring minute changes in temperature 1 radicated
2 thermopile
3 viviparous
4 friable
5 ablepsia
10 memorandum at end of affidavit showing to whom it was sworn 1 absurdism
2 jurat
3 diesis
4 keyline
5 saprostomous
Number Question Answer Your answer
11 study of comparative musical systems 1 ethnomusicology
2 volution
3 radix
4 polystachious
5 cyclosis
12 hole for ship's cable 1 hawsehole
2 lapactic
3 crithomancy
4 colytic
5 trophallaxis
13 inscription whose letters form a Roman numeral date 1 chronogram
2 vespers
3 cretify
4 jentacular
5 satanophobia
14 mule-driver 1 gestatorial
2 causerie
3 graphospasm
4 muleteer
5 hamiform
15 one who writes about relics 1 lipsanographer
2 bodewash
3 ecclesiastry
4 dolent
5 tomography
16 ornamental structure set on a mantel-shelf 1 demesne
2 nippitatum
3 rotula
4 overmantel
5 buddle
17 one who blows on ashes to bring them to flame 1 hortulan
2 vituperation
3 askefise
4 appulse
5 redargue
18 mutual exchange of nutriment in symbiosis 1 nivial
2 trophallaxis
3 woodshedding
4 frisson
5 agravic
19 tip; gratuity 1 ibidem
2 threnody
3 pourboire
4 interjaculate
5 inessive
20 fish net repairer 1 zeta
2 unwithdrawing
3 profligate
4 beatster
5 carnaptious
Number Question Answer Your answer
21 private balcony in a hotel room 1 achor
2 lanai
3 fumiduct
4 jitterbug
5 batholith
22 blackish green 1 corbeau
2 mycophagous
3 démenti
4 porism
5 frondescence
23 monk who spends much time on tops of pillars 1 planigraph
2 cirrate
3 stylite
4 distaff
5 fardage
24 the art of teaching by question and answer 1 trichoid
2 pentheraphobia
3 parbreak
4 analgia
5 catechectics
25 the cheek; a molar 1 wang
2 longueur
3 peripatetic
4 calcographer
5 peristyle
26 lacking hands 1 unstercorated
2 amanous
3 peruke
4 zymosimeter
5 hibernal
27 muddled or mixed-up 1 irradicate
2 glacis
3 desmology
4 hyperbaton
5 macaronic
28 instrument for measuring incident radiation 1 actinometer
2 ruridecanal
3 indicia
4 moya
5 fundiform
29 one who sews 1 gantry
2 kerygma
3 petroliferous
4 exiguous
5 sempster
30 downy 1 molimen
2 stupulose
3 antalgic
4 histology
5 emption
Number Question Answer Your answer
31 to degrade to the state of a brute 1 imbrute
2 dungaree
3 tachyscope
4 medullary
5 sobriquet
32 dirty; begrimed 1 grufted
2 exordium
3 hippiatrics
4 chark
5 twill
33 broad or wide interpretation 1 setose
2 clinology
3 severy
4 orthobiosis
5 latitudinous
34 part of a country surrounded by foreign soil 1 toxophily
2 pennaceous
3 therewith
4 cuneate
5 exclave
35 leader of the singing of a church choir 1 exigible
2 nodose
3 hamartia
4 precentor
5 convolve
36 convex; rounded 1 unctuous
2 tumultuary
3 persiennes
4 bombous
5 marasmus
37 smelly feet 1 isorithm
2 interjaculate
3 podobromhydrosis
4 retrahent
5 somatotrophic
38 old unit of weight of wool equal to 28 pounds 1 trivirgate
2 plumbism
3 nightpiece
4 tod
5 detort
39 divination by ashes 1 agonic
2 tephromancy
3 windrow
4 lunation
5 deliquesce
40 corruption of forms of words 1 quiff
2 cassation
3 comephorous
4 conification
5 parasynesis
Number Question Answer Your answer
41 issuing forth 1 opisthosomal
2 purulence
3 kibble
4 flagelliferous
5 provenient
42 flat piece of wood 1 teasel
2 kohlrabi
3 zymometer
4 ferula
5 immeability
43 expression of sorrow or regret 1 lexis
2 seguidilla
3 trucage
4 alack
5 spiritualism
44 work of art describing a night scene 1 nightpiece
2 amyous
3 sciatic
4 melanic
5 waxcloth
45 open tourist coach 1 buckram
2 protervity
3 charabanc
4 apostasy
5 modiste
46 water in the soil not available to plants 1 glozing
2 echard
3 perlaceous
4 clathrate
5 larvivorous
47 the state of being null or void 1 helicograph
2 paludal
3 nullity
4 haplology
5 incondite
48 bearing bulbs 1 abnegate
2 secque
3 zoophysiology
4 recoct
5 bulbiferous
49 production of cyanide 1 glacis
2 inusitation
3 saxony
4 cyanogenesis
5 parochial
50 mouldy; musty 1 volable
2 vinewed
3 volar
4 baisemain
5 deprehend
Number Question Answer Your answer
51 to lecture 1 lapideous
2 toreutics
3 transmarine
4 prelect
5 anagnorisis
52 fear of failure 1 fusiform
2 austringer
3 kakorrhaphiophobia
4 cynartomachy
5 haslock
53 sculptor; one who makes images from clay 1 fictor
2 luminiferous
3 fiberscope
4 canary
5 ashlar
54 disordered hearing 1 ombrophobia
2 volvelle
3 hysterogenic
4 paracusis
5 nosebag
55 like a fingernail 1 onychoid
2 maritage
3 hyperalgia
4 leveret
5 bartisan
56 map of the world 1 mappemond
2 pornogenarian
3 glycogenesis
4 sprauncy
5 waxcloth
57 the hobby of collecting cigarette cards 1 gigantomachy
2 cartophily
3 menisciform
4 wright
5 shivaree
58 to heal 1 canterbury
2 odograph
3 maledicent
4 guarish
5 squirage
59 shaped like a roof 1 cornific
2 peripetia
3 pipe
4 tectiform
5 ranine
60 shaped like a small vase or flowerpot 1 vasculiform
2 viticulture
3 luteous
4 refulgent
5 wright
Number Question Answer Your answer
61 blind passage or tunnel 1 piscicapturist
2 disponge
3 diverticulum
4 deadstock
5 protoplast
62 relating to coins or money 1 nummary
2 dogcart
3 fulminate
4 encephaloid
5 ventiduct
63 bearing foramina 1 foraminiferous
2 gabbart
3 decaudate
4 sigillum
5 cardophagus
64 study of ecological communities 1 chambray
2 autotelic
3 stelliform
4 synecology
5 toman
65 diagram showing yearly wind strengths for a locality 1 violatic
2 watchglass
3 windrose
4 ecclesiolatry
5 throstle
66 tonsil 1 kilfud-yoking
2 paristhimion
3 chrysography
4 crenellated
5 megascopic
67 acquisition of property by long usage and enjoyment 1 neolatry
2 usucaption
3 swingometer
4 claustral
5 pornocracy
68 condition of equilibrium in the earth's crust 1 larviparous
2 afforest
3 pogonotomy
4 chartaceous
5 isostasy
69 strong lustrous fabric resembling linen or silk 1 toxophily
2 logotype
3 clathrose
4 ramie
5 lumbriciform
70 cover of a mattress or pillow 1 tessaraglot
2 uranoscopy
3 tick
4 echopraxia
5 homeoteleuton
Number Question Answer Your answer
71 bud from which a new plant can grow 1 gemma
2 punctiform
3 topsail
4 trachelate
5 antependium
72 study of measuring geological time 1 inguinal
2 anodyne
3 trefoil
4 dit
5 geochronology
73 permission to depart; dismissal; discharge 1 pilule
2 nidatory
3 congee
4 araneidan
5 weedicide
74 instrument for measuring very short time intervals 1 chronoscope
2 sarcotic
3 kersey
4 dap
5 punctate
75 fullness; abundance 1 vavasour
2 mycterism
3 magisterial
4 novation
5 pleroma
76 writing in gold or silver letters 1 isorithm
2 chrysography
3 panne
4 abortuary
5 hindforemost
77 having two identical sides 1 brank
2 hieromancy
3 scintilla
4 bicollateral
5 chatelaine
78 garlic-flavoured mayonnaise 1 intellectualism
2 aioli
3 asomatous
4 sacerdotal
5 somatognosis
79 to pour around or about 1 stack
2 polyhistor
3 thigmotaxis
4 circumfuse
5 frumentarious
80 open space around a town within the walls 1 xenophobia
2 notandum
3 laver
4 pomoerium
5 cladoptosis
Number Question Answer Your answer
81 fear of cancer 1 geist
2 mystagogical
3 acclinate
4 chasmophile
5 cancerophobia
82 leader of a heretical movement 1 glissade
2 intertie
3 bulla
4 quantulum
5 heresiarch
83 knot or roll of hair worn at the back of the head 1 carpogenous
2 calathus
3 chignon
4 ambisinistrous
5 weighage
84 fear of novelty 1 deuteropathy
2 congelation
3 neophobia
4 coracoid
5 nomogeny
85 political agitator appealing to popular prejudices 1 glacis
2 pultaceous
3 demagogue
4 rhombos
5 droguet
86 belief that knowledge is always probable but never absolute 1 isocephaly
2 saffron
3 probabilism
4 phygogalactic
5 wieldless
87 alternately 1 tetrachotomous
2 alternatim
3 exordium
4 zoomagnetism
5 halfpace
88 of or pertaining to snakes 1 paravail
2 hithermost
3 anguine
4 cremnophobia
5 diutiurnal
89 knitting together of broken bones 1 lincrusta
2 obelize
3 stichomythia
4 porosis
5 phanerosis
90 art of definition of words 1 atrabilious
2 lexigraphy
3 lugsail
4 grapheme
5 tectrix
Number Question Answer Your answer
91 of or pertaining to a sheriff 1 vitrics
2 morel
3 shrieval
4 pettifogger
5 qiviut
92 custom where second-oldest child inherits property 1 paramnesia
2 boyg
3 secundogeniture
4 paragnosis
5 urinometer
93 products of secretion 1 alate
2 whinger
3 verecund
4 secreta
5 farinose
94 mania for money 1 syntagm
2 lioncelle
3 plutomania
4 nymphean
5 spectrometer
95 indicating agent performing an action 1 pedology
2 idiorhythmic
3 agentive
4 isobront
5 caesious
96 fart 1 vendible
2 wattmeter
3 crepitus
4 ankus
5 synechthry
97 instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure 1 matriherital
2 sphygmometer
3 engastrimyth
4 evaginate
5 funipendulous
98 to appropriate for private use 1 lateen
2 impropriate
3 psychrophilic
4 psychomachy
5 pulicine
99 pertaining to an after-image or other after-sensation 1 nariform
2 diffluent
3 oomancy
4 corrody
5 acolouthic
100 instrument measuring hardness 1 blastogenesis
2 sclerometer
3 mysophobia
4 arris
5 psychalgia
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