Quiz 12 of 50 -- Obscure and Unusual Words

Number Question Answer Your answer
1 leafy; bearing or having leaves 1 myrmidon
2 silvics
3 peripteral
4 pudor
5 phyllophorous
2 the removal of materials from the body 1 oakus
2 egestion
3 reclinate
4 postcibal
5 lawn
3 whiteness of the hair 1 cerebration
2 braxy
3 canities
4 padella
5 cabriolet
4 network of lines used in star photographs 1 lallation
2 réseau
3 mandamus
4 hamshackle
5 argentiferous
5 bass tuba 1 casualism
2 nicotian
3 montane
4 helicon
5 syrinx
6 interment 1 sepultre
2 vicinal
3 naze
4 triune
5 toplofty
7 study of spelling 1 kohlrabi
2 hank
3 orthography
4 pyrogenation
5 typhlophile
8 detached work with two embankments 1 shambles
2 ravelin
3 cockshy
4 algophobia
5 retable
9 science of classifying animals 1 zootaxy
2 compossible
3 eisegesis
4 whipcat
5 magianism
10 lacking horns or antennae 1 acerous
2 cassimere
3 theorbo
4 cabriole
5 onomastic
Number Question Answer Your answer
11 animal form in art 1 curette
2 spermatorrhoea
3 ceraunomancy
4 theriomorph
5 flagelliform
12 wedge-shaped 1 melomania
2 criant
3 primiparous
4 sphenoid
5 potamic
13 velvety; having a downy covering 1 gastrolatry
2 lobular
3 flageolet
4 heapstead
5 velutinous
14 study of bumps on the head 1 armamentarium
2 stiction
3 phalacrosis
4 heddle
5 phrenology
15 death-bringing; fatal 1 gerrymander
2 rachis
3 mortiferous
4 velamentous
5 rochet
16 study of the elderly; aging 1 specular
2 taxaceous
3 gerontology
4 storiate
5 stercoricolous
17 a monastery sitting room 1 plangent
2 emotivism
3 hippiatric
4 incarnadine
5 calefactory
18 fond of flesh 1 onomasticon
2 jink
3 sarcophilous
4 exosculate
5 orchesis
19 like sawdust 1 cordage
2 yawl
3 scobiform
4 morganatic
5 sideration
20 shore; bank 1 truculent
2 agriology
3 thereology
4 rivage
5 meteorism
Number Question Answer Your answer
21 pertaining to or made of rock 1 isocracy
2 bursal
3 wynd
4 eolith
5 petrean
22 tenet or belief on which a theological system is indifferent 1 phrenesis
2 potomania
3 cyclometer
4 distributary
5 adiaphoron
23 irrational predilection for lying 1 hierocracy
2 marigenous
3 pseudomania
4 machairodont
5 whicker
24 worship of miracles or wonders 1 thaumatolatry
2 abatis
3 synoecy
4 commination
5 angstrom
25 growing on the ground 1 demonetise
2 geogenous
3 organon
4 percoct
5 thremmatology
26 having a saddle 1 allotheism
2 vermifugal
3 sellate
4 acclinate
5 thoracoscope
27 hundred-fold 1 schadenfreude
2 centuple
3 gnosticism
4 neophobe
5 quinquefarious
28 scientific collection of plants 1 atrous
2 whang
3 sertule
4 disciform
5 fucoid
29 tuft of hair on the top of the head 1 krobylos
2 frugiferous
3 fulsome
4 ama
5 keelhaul
30 substance encouraging growth of scar tissue 1 nyctanthous
2 demagogue
3 bathymeter
4 sociocracy
5 epulotic
Number Question Answer Your answer
31 rulership over the seas 1 crewel
2 navarchy
3 psammite
4 arrant
5 slurvian
32 offering for sale 1 foliate
2 consecution
3 fascine
4 venditation
5 adeem
33 shaped like a worm 1 burgee
2 vermiform
3 labiomancy
4 nephalism
5 maculomancy
34 producing or creating delirium 1 pulchritude
2 cavernicolous
3 delirifacient
4 geoponic
5 obsequent
35 study of ice ages and glaciation 1 phenology
2 glaciology
3 chary
4 pluviometer
5 scatomancy
36 inlet for molten metal in founding 1 dolichocephalic
2 jabot
3 ingate
4 apport
5 fringillaceous
37 kinship 1 morris
2 trinacriform
3 vaticide
4 agnation
5 agonic
38 pertaining to the joint effect of the sun and earth 1 phelloid
2 pluriparous
3 soliterraneous
4 obolary
5 nihility
39 gift made to a guest or ambassador; any compulsory gift 1 penduline
2 imminution
3 xenium
4 pentarchy
5 nomographer
40 producing yolk 1 mobocracy
2 vitelligenous
3 mullet
4 anamnesis
5 abatis
Number Question Answer Your answer
41 living or thriving in running water 1 numinous
2 rheophile
3 topiary
4 aspidomancy
5 scriptorium
42 peddler of religious tracts and books 1 colporteur
2 cyanotype
3 hygrostat
4 multeity
5 pediluvium
43 recitation with musical accompaniment 1 limnobiology
2 suffisance
3 culvertage
4 attrist
5 melologue
44 Anglo-Saxon prince or nobleman 1 coleopterology
2 nocuous
3 atheling
4 sciolism
5 corrody
45 four-wheeled hooded carriage 1 barouche
2 witchknot
3 biognosy
4 photism
5 emption
46 preparedness 1 snath
2 accolent
3 mastigophorous
4 naology
5 procinct
47 pertaining to good digestion; cheerful 1 octapla
2 critomancy
3 misbeseem
4 eupeptic
5 crosstrees
48 of high authority 1 mouldwarp
2 gallipot
3 lacunar
4 curule
5 passim
49 eating too much 1 lagniappe
2 hyperphagia
3 ecclesiarchy
4 paradoxology
5 passepied
50 treachery; treason 1 dolent
2 xylotomous
3 trahison
4 umbilical
5 oligopsony
Number Question Answer Your answer
51 Roman military cloak 1 allotheism
2 abolla
3 rheumatology
4 auriferous
5 docimology
52 dweller on the exact opposite side of the world 1 trenchant
2 plenilunar
3 pall
4 improvident
5 antiscian
53 cure-all; panacea 1 risorgimento
2 tecnology
3 catholicon
4 upas
5 asteism
54 art of shading 1 stenosis
2 sciagraphy
3 umbelliferous
4 climacteric
5 adipocere
55 lasting four years; occurring once every four years 1 geochemistry
2 premundane
3 cobaltiferous
4 quadrennial
5 cecity
56 extreme hunger 1 xebec
2 tombola
3 xylopyrography
4 mucroniform
5 bulimy
57 of a type that may be bribed 1 venal
2 skeg
3 pauciloquent
4 clew
5 eructate
58 study of the heavens; astronomy 1 uranology
2 cuneate
3 natron
4 krypsis
5 triarchy
59 instrument for detecting polarized light 1 dichord
2 lectrice
3 lygophilia
4 carnose
5 polariscope
60 in spite of 1 maugre
2 syndetic
3 signary
4 noogenesis
5 evaginate
Number Question Answer Your answer
61 short piece of line for fastening fishing nets and hooks 1 norsel
2 hymnology
3 torr
4 cacidrosis
5 wisent
62 of or pertaining to clay 1 limitrophe
2 hiemal
3 fusee
4 waterage
5 bolar
63 something bitter, galling, or grievous 1 lairwite
2 stridulous
3 cockloft
4 heteronym
5 wormwood
64 number from which another is to be subtracted 1 sinciput
2 minuend
3 landocracy
4 latitudinarianism
5 canorous
65 caused or formed by water 1 gnotobiology
2 hinnable
3 marigenous
4 hydrogenic
5 symphonia
66 private seal 1 metemptosis
2 secretum
3 hirsuties
4 cambistry
5 paragnosia
67 inferior wit; half-wit 1 gerocomy
2 ichthyology
3 underwit
4 abiogenesis
5 isogram
68 piece of low-lying reclaimed land 1 logotype
2 urenology
3 venose
4 tegula
5 polder
69 abnormal bony outgrowth 1 comminute
2 osteophyte
3 disinure
4 dreamery
5 absorptiometer
70 having six parts 1 obi
2 nephelometry
3 effulge
4 hexamerous
5 clangor
Number Question Answer Your answer
71 space in ship between decks used for storage 1 tutelary
2 lazaret
3 eutony
4 nictate
5 provection
72 wonder-working; marvellous 1 icteritious
2 jugate
3 voluted
4 microlith
5 mirific
73 of, relating to or resembling deer 1 megalith
2 jolterhead
3 cervine
4 pushful
5 reast
74 to draw tight; to bind 1 meteorism
2 radicolous
3 dyslogistic
4 yerk
5 prunt
75 heathendom 1 annulet
2 claque
3 coehorn
4 oinomancy
5 paynimry
76 least favourable 1 gibbet
2 colporteur
3 manuduction
4 padella
5 pessimal
77 an orifice; a dieresis 1 oundy
2 capuchin
3 therblig
4 trema
5 trinoctial
78 moulding; shaping 1 quodlibet
2 fingent
3 ilke
4 fatidical
5 necyomancy
79 heraldic representation of a bird without feet 1 impleach
2 laudanum
3 martlet
4 hydrognosy
5 glenoid
80 person who turns the bottles in wine-making 1 luciferous
2 ancistroid
3 oxytone
4 naumachy
5 remueur
Number Question Answer Your answer
81 instrument for recording small or distant earthquakes 1 expiate
2 microseismograph
3 acultomancy
4 gaur
5 depurate
82 marked by oblique lines 1 scoliograptic
2 eviternal
3 renverse
4 adelphogamy
5 vastidity
83 murmuring; whisper; rustling 1 cowcat
2 bitheism
3 susurrus
4 conspue
5 warrener
84 huntsman; hunter 1 satanology
2 abreuvoir
3 vernicle
4 spinigerous
5 venator
85 eating vegetables 1 surbate
2 vegetivorous
3 effleurage
4 sacerdotal
5 flexuose
86 winged 1 aligerous
2 turbary
3 paroemiographer
4 hamulus
5 quint
87 constriction; compression 1 thlipsis
2 fabiform
3 disorbed
4 volation
5 diogenic
88 making or becoming tepid 1 tepefaction
2 jesserant
3 hetairism
4 pyrheliometer
5 incult
89 marble or iron slab on which molten glass is rolled 1 acrologic
2 ultroneous
3 marver
4 trochlear
5 acharné
90 boy kept for homosexual purposes 1 gabbro
2 plangent
3 catamite
4 drumlin
5 oblation
Number Question Answer Your answer
91 side altar in Catholic church 1 repository
2 hamulus
3 anodontia
4 urosthenic
5 tecnology
92 having three angles 1 catacoustics
2 cognomen
3 beadle
4 trigonal
5 diacope
93 concerning a rural dean and his jurisdiction 1 coriaceous
2 detinue
3 ruridecanal
4 pastiche
5 freeboard
94 imitative; of or relating to mimicry 1 shuftiscope
2 swansdown
3 helotage
4 solferino
5 mimetic
95 science of weights and measures 1 rondeau
2 metrology
3 brasero
4 greaves
5 saccular
96 hunchbacked condition 1 osteophone
2 tensimeter
3 zoetic
4 neuroid
5 kyphosis
97 exclamation to avert ill luck following boasting 1 decretal
2 unberufen
3 panspermatism
4 gerendum
5 cymograph
98 first or earliest formed or produced 1 primigenial
2 popliteal
3 cymograph
4 syngenesis
5 pantopragmatic
99 unorthodox person 1 varietist
2 swape
3 knubble
4 shallop
5 crosstrees
100 of or relating to childbirth 1 demonetise
2 démenti
3 oersted
4 ophiology
5 puerperal
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