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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the Day - This is the place to share those obscure, strange, historical or arcane words you may come across    Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:54 pm

Okay, we all come across those unusual words as we slide down the banister of life; some of us make us laugh, smile or scratch our heads, but they are worth sharing, especially on a writer's site.  This is a place to post them, whether they are historical, jargon or dialect.
 
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Witwanton - to engage in irreverent wit 
  



I think I may have been doing this for years without realising that there was a word for it!
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the Day - Pleniloquence   Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:00 pm


 
Pleniloquence - excessive talking; fullness of speech 

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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Horripilation   Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:30 pm


horripilation - process causing goose-bumps
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Stentor   Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:58 am

Stentor - a loud-voiced person
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Keister   Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:27 am

Keister - burglar's tool kit
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Balbutient   Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:06 pm

Balbutient - stammering
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Maculose   Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:03 pm

Maculose - spotted
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Ventriduct    Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:35 pm

Ventriduct - to turn towards the belly
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Exungulation   Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:14 pm

Exungulation - paring of the nails
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PostSubject: Re: Unusual Word of the Day - This is the place to share those obscure, strange, historical or arcane words you may come across    Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:59 am

Reliquiae - remains
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PostSubject: Re: Unusual Word of the Day - This is the place to share those obscure, strange, historical or arcane words you may come across    Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:02 am

Tegestology - study and collecting of beer mats
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Canthus    Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:46 am

Canthus - angle between eyelids at the corner of the eye
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Habromania    Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:25 am

Habromania - extreme euphoria
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Testudo    Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:10 pm

Testudo - wheeled shelter used for protection from above attacks
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Jimswinger    Wed Feb 05, 2014 2:47 pm

Jimswinger - a frock coat
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the Day - Withernam   Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:50 pm


Withernam - taking one thing as reprisal for something else taken previously

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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Welkin   Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:21 pm

Welkin - the vault of the sky; firmament; heaven
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Burke    Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:34 am


 
Burke - to suppress quietly; to bypass or avoid
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Goliardy   Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:45 am


 
Goliardy - riotous or lustful behaviour



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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the Day - Bibble    Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:46 pm



Bibble - to drink often; to eat and/or drink noisily

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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Aubade   Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:29 pm

Aubade - musical announcement of dawn; sunrise song
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Upas    Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:16 pm

Upas - poisonous or harmful institution or influence
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the day - Onychophagist    Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:03 pm

Onychophagist - nail-biter
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the Day - Deckle    Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:39 am

Deckle - ragged edge of paper
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PostSubject: Unusual Word of the Day - Xenium    Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:40 am

Xenium - gift made to a guest or ambassador; any compulsory gift
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