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The Weird and Wonderful Words Quiz #6

Obscure words with simple meanings? Don't desuetude your knowledge. 10 Questions.

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

  • To infuse, instill.
  • To become jaded.
  • Twisting and turning.
  • Deep affection.

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

  • A naive young woman.
  • A small gulf or inlet.
  • To move musically or lightly.
  • Murmuring.

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

  • To skip or leap about joyfully.
  • Free time.
  • One who is addicted to abusive speech.
  • Light tickling.

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

  • Happy, sunny, care-free.
  • Messenger with news of the future.
  • The finest piece of thread, a spider's silk.
  • Beauty.

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

  • The use of foul language to relieve stress or ease pain.
  • Short and fat.
  • The act of weeding.
  • Having bad breath.

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

  • Weariness, listlessness.
  • One of two equal parts.
  • To knit or unknit.
  • A solution for all problems.

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

  • Fourth from last.
  • Having very woolly hair.
  • By the name of; called.
  • A half-shadow.

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

  • Smelling like horse urine.
  • With honour.
  • Being likely to make a mistake.
  • A person who never laughs.

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

  • A complete set.
  • Most essential.
  • A very small wave.
  • Lush, luxurious.

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

  • A person who is learning the alphabet.
  • The state of looking younger than one actually is.
  • The act of mentally undressing someone.
  • The worship of one's self.

 

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