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How Many English Words Do You Really Know?

How well do you know the definitions of these obscure English words?

How well do you know the definitions of these obscure English words?
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What is juvenilia?
A jail for juvenile girls.
Early works of an author.
A type of flower.

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What is dactylology?
Sign language.
The study of pterodactyls.
Making things out of duct tape.

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What is a wadi?
Wet paper towels.
Valley or stream.
A type of dress.

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A querimony is a...?
A series of questions.
The testimony of how someone came out as gay.
A complaint.

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What are you doing if you gledge?
Squinting your eyes.
Walking through snow.
Dancing.

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What does nummamorous mean?
Obsession of numbers.
Money-loving.
Numb sensation.

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What is ateknia?
Joint pain
Frostbite
Childlessness

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Trucidation is what?
Slaughter
Education
Accounting

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If something is described as caesious, it means...?
Sick
Gross
Pale blue-green

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What is a yestreen?
Something that holds liquid.
The night before.
3/4 of a century.

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Kakorrhaphiophobia is the fear of...?
Corruption
Testing
Failure

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What does fabiform mean?
Bean-shaped
Form-fitting
Lying repeatedly

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1
What is juvenilia?
A jail for juvenile girls.
Early works of an author.
A type of flower.
2
What is dactylology?
Sign language.
The study of pterodactyls.
Making things out of duct tape.
3
What is a wadi?
Wet paper towels.
Valley or stream.
A type of dress.
4
A querimony is a...?
A series of questions.
The testimony of how someone came out as gay.
A complaint.
5
What are you doing if you gledge?
Squinting your eyes.
Walking through snow.
Dancing.
6
What does nummamorous mean?
Obsession of numbers.
Money-loving.
Numb sensation.
7
What is ateknia?
Joint pain
Frostbite
Childlessness
8
Trucidation is what?
Slaughter
Education
Accounting
9
If something is described as caesious, it means...?
Sick
Gross
Pale blue-green
10
What is a yestreen?
Something that holds liquid.
The night before.
3/4 of a century.
11
Kakorrhaphiophobia is the fear of...?
Corruption
Testing
Failure
12
What does fabiform mean?
Bean-shaped
Form-fitting
Lying repeatedly

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