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Reviving Old Words Quiz

Just like any language, English has many words we tend not to use, here are a few but do you know their meanings? 8 Questions.

 
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What does the word ''concupiscence'' mean?

  • Strong desire
  • Melodic tune
  • Fury
  • Bookmark

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What does the word ''Draconian'' mean?

  • The follower of Draconias Magunimum
  • A ''Dragon-Fighter''
  • Of or relating to Draco
  • The citizen of Draconia, a medieval state located in today's Romania

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What is the meaning of the word ''Skullduggery''?

  • The craft of making skulls for decorational purposes
  • Witchcraft
  • Underhand dealing
  • Enchanted forest

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What is the meaning of the word ''Ossify''?

  • To be come born or harden like a bone
  • Lung disease caused by silica dust
  • Old or discarded material
  • To cause a sudden movement or reflex

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What is the meaning of the word ''Schandenfreude''?

  • An old smelting warehouse
  • A steel helmet from the medieval times
  • Unusually severe or cruel
  • Pleasure from other people's misfortunes

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What is the meaning of the word ''Paroxysm''?

  • Any sudden, violent outburst
  • The use of paronymous words
  • A movement or passage of light or playful character
  • A work or movement

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What is the meaning of the word ''Rondo''?

  • A work or movement
  • The machine which makes lollipops
  • An umbrella which originates from Italy
  • A roundabout

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What is the meaning of the word ''Urbane''?

  • Reflecting elegance and sophistication
  • Admiration of a part of somebody's body
  • To drink very often
  • To gulp down very quickly and very greedily

 

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