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The Weird and Wonderful Words Quiz #2

Obscure words for simple words? Don't defenestrate this quiz. 10 Questions.

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

  • The primordial matter of the Universe.
  • The tip of the middle finger.
  • To heap up into a pile.
  • The space between two windows.

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

  • One who is addicted to abusive speech.
  • The long tail of the hood in Medieval or academic costume.
  • Light tickling.
  • The act of weeding.

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

  • Having very woolly hair.
  • Big bellied, gluttonous.
  • To malinger.
  • By the name of; called.

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

  • The hybrid off spring of a male tiger or lioness.
  • Transparent.
  • Haughty and arrogant.
  • Passing under or through mountains, or situated on the slower slopes of a mountain range.

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

  • An unhappy fate.
  • A filthy, slobbering person.
  • The biting of one's fingernails.
  • A small market.

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

  • Having a hooked shape.
  • A person or animal with only one foot or leg.
  • An area of floating vegetation that impedes navigation in a stretch of the White Nile.
  • An expert or highly skilled person, especially a musician.

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

  • Fourth from last.
  • Short and fat.
  • Having bad breath.
  • Fast eating.

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

  • Light tickling.
  • A state of depression or low spirits.
  • Smelling like horse urine.
  • Being full of beer.

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

  • Having a dark rusty colour.
  • A second marriage after the death or divorce of a previous spouse.
  • Heavy tickling.
  • Being likely to make a mistake.

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

  • Haughty and arrogant.
  • Having a hooked shape.
  • Neighbouring or adjacent.
  • A heavy drinker.

 

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