Quiz 26 of 50 -- Obscure and Unusual Words

Number Question Answer Your answer
1 in rhetoric, pretending to refuse something 1 accismus
2 cribriform
3 emmenology
4 lambent
5 aischrolatry
2 of or relating to the chin 1 needlecord
2 zarzuela
3 emmet
4 mental
5 truculent
3 of or relating to gills 1 ilke
2 optophobia
3 averruncator
4 branchial
5 scoria
4 instrument drawing curves representing vibrations 1 tabinet
2 wen
3 epexegesis
4 anthomania
5 harmonograph
5 giving infamy, stigma or reproach, marked or branded 1 cabas
2 stigmatic
3 layette
4 duenna
5 concordat
6 thick foliage; woodland 1 boscage
2 mammon
3 videlicet
4 excoriate
5 havier
7 to intertwine 1 heterodyne
2 rhapsodomancy
3 impleach
4 volumenometer
5 dactylography
8 with digits joined together 1 turnspit
2 trichology
3 imburse
4 syndactylic
5 skerry
9 art or science of lying 1 tocophobia
2 succinic
3 pseudology
4 epigamic
5 euchology
10 comb-like structure 1 ana
2 bionomics
3 henry
4 pectination
5 isocryme
Number Question Answer Your answer
11 truthful; exact 1 veracious
2 labret
3 acerbate
4 puture
5 oniscoid
12 belief that an ideal society will be produced in the near future 1 ambo
2 millenarianism
3 plutology
4 iatrochemistry
5 amoret
13 street urchin; precocious imp 1 gamin
2 translative
3 aniconic
4 rhematic
5 epinosic
14 coarse woollen cloth 1 autecology
2 roborant
3 kersey
4 anabiosis
5 cybernate
15 person knowledgeable about the law 1 cabas
2 demisang
3 quiddity
4 legist
5 psychogenesis
16 photograph made by laying negative on sensitive paper 1 rotograph
2 cyrenaic
3 lacuna
4 cruet
5 breviary
17 weaving stitch that fills in a pattern 1 estrapade
2 abra
3 lanate
4 wholestitch
5 ophiasis
18 old term for someone who is of 1/16 black descent 1 zinkiferous
2 amphimixis
3 aureole
4 pancyclopaedic
5 quintroon
19 in layers 1 apparitor
2 dioptric
3 zoster
4 syncrasy
5 stratous
20 syllogism confirmed by an incidental proposition 1 bonification
2 epicheirema
3 leucochroic
4 titrimetry
5 interamnian
Number Question Answer Your answer
21 rubber-soled canvas shoe 1 watchglass
2 plimsoll
3 ventana
4 oscheal
5 coetaneous
22 prickly; pointed; stinging; a stinging insect 1 parage
2 abvolt
3 aculeate
4 cambist
5 mollipilose
23 place where maggots are bred for sale to fishers 1 xanthippe
2 ternary
3 immunogenic
4 calvous
5 maggotorium
24 harness for humans to pull heavy loads 1 cotehardie
2 bireme
3 musrol
4 bricole
5 asynartetic
25 ridge formed by wind erosion parallel to prevailing winds 1 rabic
2 souterrain
3 ptochocracy
4 redoubt
5 yardang
26 one who plagiarises 1 hebenon
2 campaniform
3 plagiary
4 taffeta
5 obliquation
27 to separate by washing into finer portions 1 gallize
2 quadriga
3 rhapsodomancy
4 judogi
5 elutriate
28 instrument for examining the rectum 1 hyetometrograph
2 pavage
3 tralaticious
4 proctoscope
5 pandation
29 set of overlapping strips on armour skirt 1 revanche
2 latidentate
3 admeasurement
4 tonlet
5 eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious
30 shaped like a squirrel's tail 1 schottische
2 rebarbative
3 propine
4 unigenous
5 sciuroid
Number Question Answer Your answer
31 instrument for measuring magnifying power 1 maniple
2 prosody
3 auxometer
4 meritocracy
5 toile
32 congenital physical deformity 1 cyllosis
2 chorology
3 septemfid
4 agowilt
5 naos
33 moving through the pores 1 diastomatic
2 refluent
3 udometer
4 scansorial
5 koine
34 embossed decoration or fluting on silverware 1 dysteleology
2 gamogenesis
3 roturier
4 gadroon
5 scilicet
35 of, on or near the eyebrow 1 ornithon
2 gerendum
3 sable
4 superciliary
5 tegmental
36 cardigan or jacket buttoned at neck and wrists 1 lexis
2 clastic
3 omnism
4 zymotic
5 wamus
37 hindering; obstructing 1 impedimentary
2 costive
3 legatine
4 effulge
5 liturgist
38 watered; wet; irrigating 1 colubriform
2 probang
3 pernicious
4 pinacotheca
5 irriguous
39 to free from blame 1 holoptic
2 disculpate
3 ecclesiarchy
4 multivious
5 ambulophobia
40 instrument for measuring melting points of substances 1 negrophobia
2 woodshedding
3 frontal
4 meldometer
5 verdure
Number Question Answer Your answer
41 a pupil in a gymnasium 1 squamoid
2 zingaro
3 gymnasiast
4 dittology
5 numenism
42 like a woodlouse 1 anthelion
2 foraminate
3 skippet
4 hackney
5 oniscoid
43 knob or knot in wood 1 ligger
2 drabble
3 knur
4 palaestra
5 pathomania
44 instrument for measuring apparent diameter of the sun 1 inboard
2 neorama
3 guidon
4 pervicacious
5 heliometer
45 nodding or moving of the head 1 alnager
2 annuent
3 equiponderate
4 polariscope
5 abigeus
46 theory that moral statements are inherently biased 1 wherethrough
2 foliform
3 theomancy
4 lepidopterology
5 emotivism
47 returning to an infantile state or character in old age 1 splat
2 terret
3 maxillary
4 vexillary
5 ontocyclic
48 churchwomen who live platonically with celibate men 1 deltiology
2 chock
3 agapetae
4 waldflute
5 regalism
49 cite as proof or instance 1 anthropobiology
2 plosion
3 sanguivorous
4 adduce
5 nonpareil
50 vaulted or arched 1 ligyrophobia
2 caesious
3 fornicate
4 potichomania
5 klendusic
Number Question Answer Your answer
51 having sword-shaped leaves 1 tauriform
2 xiphophyllous
3 oxyacaesthesia
4 subluxation
5 celeste
52 twilled worsted and cloth 1 gambroon
2 caenogenesis
3 bullock
4 manumission
5 theopathy
53 producing offspring through laying eggs 1 anoesis
2 oviparous
3 zanella
4 oriform
5 venose
54 belief that individual interests and rights are paramount 1 kirsch
2 parricide
3 kismet
4 individualism
5 contraterrene
55 immature; in process of birth 1 whippy
2 calorifacient
3 whinstone
4 nascent
5 undern
56 change of colour 1 vagility
2 tinctumutation
3 constuprate
4 obsequent
5 scelotyrbe
57 turmoil 1 tracasserie
2 toroid
3 telespectroscope
4 monandry
5 leptometer
58 turning to the right 1 ontography
2 dextrogyratory
3 heliosciophyte
4 maggotorium
5 flÉnerie
59 public walkway between rows of poplar trees 1 eremite
2 spiraliform
3 intaglio
4 kippage
5 alameda
60 small boat kept hoisted at ship's stern 1 lincrusta
2 jollyboat
3 citrine
4 philhippic
5 solivagant
Number Question Answer Your answer
61 flesh-coloured 1 planetesimal
2 minacious
3 basiation
4 astatic
5 sarcoline
62 shaped like a point 1 punctiform
2 petrous
3 epicede
4 obtund
5 subsultive
63 divination by means of a finger 1 phycology
2 theriolatry
3 sabbulonarium
4 dactyliomancy
5 companionway
64 unit of solar radiation 1 nowise
2 tabernacle
3 langley
4 pyroscope
5 tallage
65 study of truth 1 ambo
2 exigible
3 aristology
4 emmetropia
5 alethiology
66 of or relating to a siege 1 scalpeliform
2 saxatile
3 orgulous
4 obsidional
5 psittacism
67 to blast or strike 1 spadiceous
2 dag
3 wordbreak
4 wear
5 siderate
68 hawker or bird-tender 1 crepon
2 coggage
3 picaresque
4 proplasm
5 auceps
69 ewer in the form of a human or animal figure for ceremonial handwashing 1 minimism
2 aquamanile
3 stiver
4 dosimetry
5 stomatiferous
70 first feces of a newborn child 1 audiology
2 narcolepsy
3 regrede
4 postern
5 meconium
Number Question Answer Your answer
71 descendant or successor 1 hansom
2 epigon
3 nosocomium
4 obnubilate
5 saturnism
72 stone-swallowing; rock-boring; eating rock 1 tessaraglot
2 lithophagous
3 pendular
4 zymosis
5 abuna
73 to uncurl through the use of steam or moisture 1 lubricity
2 electrostatics
3 necrogenic
4 decatise
5 chronopher
74 pertaining to iron-working and blacksmiths 1 polypsychic
2 fiberscope
3 hephaestic
4 praepostor
5 affiance
75 application of scientific methods to legal problems 1 seismotherapy
2 circumincession
3 crachoir
4 abyssopelagic
5 jurimetrics
76 one who nibbles on women's earlobes 1 lea
2 forcipate
3 fossarian
4 zoonic
5 gynotikolobomassophile
77 study of correct pronunciation 1 paludicolous
2 nemorous
3 noegenesis
4 orthoepy
5 metaphrast
78 sense of shame 1 sprag
2 buccula
3 tactual
4 magnetometer
5 pudor
79 telling fortunes using playing cards 1 pica
2 electroretinograph
3 ziti
4 cartomancy
5 atelier
80 instrument for comparing molecular weights of gases 1 breviped
2 effusiometer
3 heliophilous
4 nares
5 uretic
Number Question Answer Your answer
81 extremely poor 1 morbus
2 obolary
3 karyokinesis
4 calk
5 soliform
82 something that removes an obstacle 1 weatherly
2 indulgence
3 deobstruent
4 urtext
5 cucullate
83 berry which grows in clusters 1 volary
2 stythe
3 sponson
4 subjoin
5 acinus
84 iron basket for burning oil to provide light 1 zoster
2 exoteric
3 cresset
4 theomancy
5 havelock
85 raging; furious 1 hamate
2 bodge
3 furibund
4 hydropathy
5 theftuous
86 state of disuse 1 gibbet
2 desuetude
3 thermokinematics
4 hygrograph
5 acatalectic
87 a striking against something 1 unwithdrawing
2 papyraceous
3 darby
4 fascicle
5 appulse
88 pertaining to suburbs 1 slatternly
2 titanomachy
3 geotaxis
4 seraglio
5 suburbicarian
89 yellow or red-haired 1 cavesson
2 dimerous
3 cheliform
4 teratism
5 xanthous
90 code or body of laws; a constitution 1 erewhile
2 novenary
3 fuero
4 wayment
5 cramoisy
Number Question Answer Your answer
91 fee payed for weighing goods 1 weighage
2 machairodont
3 melisma
4 fitch
5 agnail
92 garment of camel or goat hair; camel or goat-hair fabric 1 silvics
2 suicidology
3 alack
4 aught
5 aba
93 fractional 1 meromorphic
2 ravelin
3 bradyseism
4 farinose
5 myoxine
94 fold or flap on a garment or headdress worn by priest 1 scapigerous
2 potamic
3 lappet
4 sulphureous
5 organicism
95 prophetic; having the power to foretell the future 1 phonendoscope
2 fatidical
3 solarism
4 edulcorate
5 rota
96 inner part of a door jamb or window frame 1 lamella
2 scuncheon
3 pisiform
4 antithesis
5 dodger
97 related to excessive drinking 1 potatory
2 badigeon
3 pedicel
4 ophidiomancy
5 kenspeckle
98 image, phantom or apparition; confusing reflected image 1 sexenary
2 ombrology
3 anomphalous
4 eidolon
5 bibliophagist
99 shaped like a parallelogram 1 rhomboid
2 lingual
3 noetics
4 sporiferous
5 nomology
100 knobby; rounded 1 bakelite
2 maliferous
3 ostiolate
4 barognosis
5 whelky
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