The Weird and Wonderful Words Quiz #1
Obscure words for simple words? I'm not batrachophagous. 10 Questions.
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What is the meaning of ''alcazar'', first recorded in the 12th century?
A Spanish palace or fortress.
Winding or circuitous.
Resembling an eel.
What is the meaning of ''chad'', first recorded in 1930, its origin is unknown?
Deep blue sky.
A piece of waste paper produced by punching a hole.
A rooster in a fairy tail.
A person who peddles books, newspapers, or other writings.
What is the meaning of ''comess'', of West Indian origin?
Elegance or neatness of literally or artistic style.
A confused or noisy situation.
Threatening, punitive, or vengeful.
What is the meaning of ''emacity''?
Fondness for buying things.
Reddening or blushing.
A happy ending to a story.
What is the meaning of ''etui'', first recorded in the 1610s, originating from French?
A political rebel.
Outside or beyond the physical World.
A small ornamental case for holding needles, cosmetics, and other articles.
What is the meaning of ''pinguid'', first recorded in the 1630s, originating from Latin?
A beaver skin.
Resembling fat; oily or greasy.
A commotion or fuss.
What is the meaning of ''shallop'', first recorded in the 1570s, originating from the French word ''sloop''?
Resembling a net.
A light sailing boat used chiefly for coastal fishing.
A porter at an airport.
What is the meaning of ''umbriferous''?
A sour juice obtained from crab apples or unripe grapes.
A waiter or waitress.
Proud and overbearing.
What is the meaning of ''thalassic'' ?
A light meal, especially lunch.
Extreme superstition about the number thirteen.
Relating to the sea.
What is the meaning of ''winebibber'', first recorded in 1530s, originating from the German language?
A heavy drinker.
Exhausted or slightly unwell.
Neighbouring or adjacent.
The worship of animals.
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