Quiz 19 of 50 -- Obscure and Unusual Words

Number Question Answer Your answer
1 judge on the Isle of Man 1 deemster
2 diabrotic
3 zootoxin
4 foresail
5 nacarat
2 pear-shaped pot used in sublimation 1 discalced
2 variorum
3 aludel
4 whelky
5 orchidaceous
3 horn-shaped; horned 1 suscitate
2 niccolic
3 corniculate
4 selenolatry
5 silentiary
4 lightweight rubberized waterproof cotton 1 tropophilous
2 mackintosh
3 aquamanile
4 erotophobia
5 welkin
5 governor of castle or fortification 1 camber
2 helictite
3 tarantism
4 castellan
5 syllepsis
6 accounting for the origin or presence of gods 1 retinise
2 theogonic
3 dentiologist
4 delactation
5 insectivorous
7 collecting of air-mail stamps 1 pluralism
2 aerophilately
3 intrados
4 paedobaptism
5 motatory
8 anything light or insubstantial; feeble person 1 recumbent
2 bergamask
3 overmantel
4 emarcid
5 windlestraw
9 a grammatical mistake; a breach of etiquette 1 eremology
2 gremial
3 solecism
4 mazzard
5 glutition
10 living in or fond of the sea 1 splenic
2 thalassophilous
3 ornithon
4 strabotomy
5 anneal
Number Question Answer Your answer
11 inability to write 1 phyllomancy
2 battology
3 outage
4 agraphia
5 zarf
12 instrument for recording contours of deep oceans 1 goniometer
2 victoria
3 stercomancy
4 bathymeter
5 pallid
13 work containing descriptions of animals; a bestiary 1 semper
2 phaneromania
3 delenda
4 jubbah
5 physiologus
14 medieval hot spiced wine 1 lanuginose
2 laches
3 phalacrosis
4 philematophobe
5 hippocras
15 painted thickly 1 traumatropism
2 pastose
3 odontomancy
4 cantillate
5 perequitate
16 dying together 1 ennomic
2 forefoot
3 commorient
4 jutty
5 porriginous
17 like a flea 1 hypometropia
2 dramaturgy
3 isogram
4 pulicoid
5 vivency
18 rhetorical device of contrasting two parts of a whole 1 kvass
2 merism
3 trammel
4 drapetomania
5 mystagogical
19 learned man in ancient Ireland 1 risorial
2 ollamh
3 fipple
4 risorgimento
5 concision
20 any small manufactured object 1 woubit
2 widget
3 obrogate
4 chrestomathic
5 gyrose
Number Question Answer Your answer
21 pain in the rump 1 barodynamics
2 faviform
3 pygia
4 dentiologist
5 intumesce
22 telepathy between living persons 1 bridoon
2 breastsummer
3 teloteropathy
4 scrimure
5 thanatosis
23 of or pertaining to ants 1 windgall
2 hamulate
3 batiste
4 piscina
5 formic
24 medium-sized scenting dog for hunting hares 1 desmology
2 mirific
3 harrier
4 zygosis
5 tuberous
25 abnormal optical refraction 1 sulphorous
2 plosion
3 ametropia
4 obeliscolychny
5 chalastic
26 to remove hair from 1 terdiurnal
2 archet
3 aeneous
4 epilate
5 menisciform
27 awkward in the use of both hands 1 kraken
2 ambisinistrous
3 fructuation
4 flapdoodle
5 bodewash
28 rustic manner; simplicity; rudeness 1 rusticity
2 proximo
3 indwell
4 pyrgoidal
5 exscind
29 very fervid; ardent; eager 1 pupillarity
2 synechthry
3 perfervid
4 quersprung
5 paradromic
30 swallowing food without thorough chewing 1 dyogram
2 vermiculous
3 psomophagy
4 hyalography
5 lateen
Number Question Answer Your answer
31 to scratch or scar 1 wincey
2 scarify
3 lexiphanic
4 ingravescent
5 equative
32 acting by poison or potions or by sorcery 1 optology
2 metagnomy
3 vexillary
4 oakus
5 venefic
33 stately Polish dance of moderate tempo 1 polonaise
2 nephelometer
3 cruet
4 antidisestablishmentarianism
5 obtundent
34 instrument using microwaves to measure distance 1 peduncle
2 pyknic
3 stenometer
4 tellurometer
5 mitogenic
35 aim; purpose; ultimate end 1 argosy
2 telos
3 balneology
4 reprehend
5 psalligraphy
36 producing two at a birth or in a clutch 1 ditokous
2 isogram
3 somatotrophic
4 innoxious
5 contradistinguish
37 foreign 1 barcarole
2 pheon
3 exallotriote
4 eponym
5 anuresis
38 to oversew a hem or fabric edge to prevent fraying 1 vestiary
2 overlock
3 qigong
4 narial
5 agomphosis
39 knobby 1 bosselated
2 keckle
3 tabacosis
4 frondose
5 miticide
40 one who shoes horses or cares for horses 1 femicide
2 farrier
3 dation
4 sartorial
5 mentation
Number Question Answer Your answer
41 instrument for recording rainfall 1 lingual
2 pulchritude
3 hyetometrograph
4 sisyphean
5 subalary
42 crossing; ferry; transference 1 lageniform
2 traject
3 osnaburg
4 pollyanna
5 praedial
43 sacred or hieroglyphic symbol 1 neurogenesis
2 bullary
3 epagomenal
4 hierogram
5 trabeate
44 pearl-grey or blue-grey; grizzled 1 griseous
2 palpebration
3 olfactible
4 litotes
5 taseometer
45 fear of physical deformities 1 vice
2 dysmorphophobia
3 spermophile
4 shimmy
5 scutiger
46 of or relating to house-flies 1 parthophobia
2 electuary
3 muscid
4 micrander
5 electromyograph
47 bearing small spots or dots 1 neurypnology
2 misosophy
3 punctulate
4 dipsetic
5 nuciform
48 control surface for deflecting rocket exhaust 1 jetavator
2 reboant
3 contriturate
4 oxytocic
5 subitaneous
49 completely clear; transparent 1 peduncle
2 pellucid
3 consuetudinary
4 kalyptra
5 psilanthropism
50 study of children's diseases; pediatrics 1 paidonosology
2 yelt
3 antipudic
4 spanker
5 onomatous
Number Question Answer Your answer
51 to flatter 1 viperiform
2 versicular
3 sawder
4 monoschemic
5 dolabrate
52 shaped like an apse 1 obstreperous
2 cachinnate
3 apsidal
4 mutualism
5 eolation
53 expressing purpose; purposive; signifying intention 1 lucent
2 rectigrade
3 telic
4 pangram
5 nodosity
54 circular painting or relief carving 1 tondo
2 parvanimity
3 micturition
4 obturate
5 premotion
55 unimportant; trifling; trivial 1 qua
2 bellarmine
3 nugacious
4 tresayle
5 qat
56 mine worker paid by the day 1 whichsoever
2 perissosyllabic
3 oncostman
4 anemology
5 volution
57 belief that pleasure is the highest good 1 hedonism
2 aguardiente
3 decussate
4 homiliary
5 facinorous
58 inedible 1 coulometer
2 anthropolatry
3 inesculent
4 scorpioid
5 photodromy
59 small toothlike structure 1 minify
2 denticle
3 morion
4 schottische
5 philonoist
60 hard and compact rock 1 sprachgefhl
2 ecarlate
3 chymiferous
4 whinstone
5 azuline
Number Question Answer Your answer
61 instrument for measuring the skull 1 papyrology
2 anicular
3 chabouk
4 viripotent
5 craniometer
62 curved handle or shaft of a scythe 1 thanatology
2 tyriasis
3 snath
4 voltameter
5 cystoscope
63 introduced from outside the body 1 calk
2 atrichia
3 croquinole
4 enthetic
5 irenic
64 disorder characterized by rapid repetition of words 1 flaughter
2 sylvestral
3 embale
4 illuminism
5 palilalia
65 lock of hair 1 simony
2 decrudescence
3 sobriquet
4 moir‚
5 feak
66 sneering 1 mycterism
2 merogenesis
3 paragoge
4 swipple
5 plutology
67 false worship 1 impropriate
2 inguinal
3 pseudolatry
4 revolute
5 victualler
68 instrument for measuring low temperatures 1 palliate
2 gregatim
3 roturier
4 cryometer
5 baryphonic
69 fear of lice 1 damnification
2 cerebration
3 subserve
4 antenniferous
5 pediculophobia
70 error in dating 1 zootherapy
2 cognomen
3 cambist
4 requiescat
5 pseudochronism
Number Question Answer Your answer
71 in truth; certainly 1 psychrophobia
2 certes
3 agelast
4 karyotype
5 peduncle
72 rulership by two people 1 diarchy
2 laticiferous
3 lygophobia
4 voiturier
5 fenestella
73 scraping 1 arundinaceous
2 strigilation
3 percurrent
4 nervine
5 eschaton
74 oar-shaped 1 plantocracy
2 librate
3 remiform
4 mizzenmast
5 chyme
75 soft tissue found in trees 1 lientery
2 crystallomancy
3 encraty
4 cambium
5 rachiometer
76 of or pertaining to a deacon 1 boucl‚
2 diaconal
3 bogan
4 anastasic
5 abscind
77 beverage made from ale, spices, and dried bread 1 oxygeusia
2 gomphiasis
3 oecodomic
4 exsanguinous
5 aleberry
78 acorn-bearing 1 rangiferine
2 omnism
3 viperiform
4 balaniferous
5 washery
79 near the frontier or border 1 fructivorous
2 ichthyomorphic
3 tristichous
4 limitrophe
5 reptant
80 longitudinal membrane of an airplane 1 facinorous
2 longeron
3 argol
4 clarence
5 homoiousia
Number Question Answer Your answer
81 outgrowth; extension 1 tussock
2 natheless
3 grillage
4 enation
5 scotopia
82 ring that can be divided into two or three rings 1 martlet
2 idolothyte
3 shuftiscope
4 gimmal
5 wort
83 lunar month; interval between successive new moons 1 elydoric
2 alamort
3 hagiarchy
4 parviscient
5 lunation
84 view stubbornly held even when shown to be wrong 1 chirality
2 tabinet
3 provand
4 mumpsimus
5 lambert
85 to stop or cease 1 poiesis
2 diplogenesis
3 staffage
4 surcease
5 stagnicolous
86 lustful; foolish 1 goatish
2 bonasus
3 miothermic
4 fagin
5 schorl
87 instrument for viewing the interior of the eye 1 ophthalmoscope
2 osmology
3 marabout
4 strickle
5 pogrom
88 to set among the stars 1 stellify
2 facundity
3 erythema
4 biggin
5 anhedonia
89 pet-name; diminutive or abbreviated name 1 allonym
2 chirography
3 hypocorism
4 faience
5 planchet
90 gluttony; excessive love of food 1 gastrolatry
2 geal
3 beneficiate
4 blepharal
5 crepon
Number Question Answer Your answer
91 eating animals 1 stellate
2 emollient
3 fourgon
4 secodont
5 zoophagy
92 stem of grass or sedge 1 kex
2 judogi
3 baedeker
4 genesiology
5 culm
93 precious jade 1 ceratoid
2 lamiaceous
3 yu
4 cadrans
5 monopteron
94 urinating rearwards 1 missal
2 anthelminthic
3 nubilate
4 retromingent
5 quixotic
95 leaching 1 haversack
2 stigmatiferous
3 lixiviation
4 marrano
5 horme
96 easily moved to laughter 1 dendriform
2 kerseymere
3 poniard
4 integument
5 ridibund
97 government by an ethnic group or race 1 predacious
2 ethnocracy
3 powellisation
4 sonorescent
5 irredentism
98 onomatopoetic 1 imsonic
2 metagnostic
3 maniple
4 mansionary
5 dendrochronology
99 the science of the laws; especially of the mind 1 zoiatrics
2 nomology
3 latten
4 sagene
5 ceromancy
100 horse's attempt to throw its rider 1 hypermetropia
2 foliaceous
3 estrapade
4 dichroscope
5 paginal
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