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            TEST

Here is a word quiz from A to Z for the confirmed lexophile. Choose the correct definition. Keep score. No cheating by Googling words. The correct answers can be found by scrolling down.

 

word quiz fun test lexophiles author RossiSpeaks

AGASTOPIA

  1. Food caught in-between teeth
  2. A rapids retreat
  3. Admiration of a particular part of someone’s body

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BIBBLE

  1. Missing a pitch in Cricket   To drink often, to drink noisily
  2. A political heretic

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CABOTAGE

  1. Coastal navigation
  2. A type of cabbage soup
  3. A burglar’s tool carryall

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DOODLE SACK

  1. A bag made of goat skin
  2. Old English word for bagpipe
  3. A bag to hold art supplies

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ERINACEOUS

  1. Resembling a hedgehog
  2. An inadvertent insult
  3. A flock of flamingos

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FIRMAN

  1. In Turkey a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign
  2. A logger who fells fir trees
  3. Another name for Sasquatch

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GABELLE

  1. A type of gable roof
  2. A tax on salt
  3. An attractive Spanish Senorita

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HALFPACE

  1. A rugby term for receiving the ball and then kicking it
  2. Shoes that fit either the left or right foot
  3. A platform of a staircase where the stair turns and reverses direction

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IMPIGNORATE

  1. Clinical term for gambling addiction
  2. To pawn something
  3. Fear of porpoises

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JENTACULAR

  1. A Scottish jumping contest where the participant jumps over two or more sheep
  2. Pertaining to breakfast
  3. Juggling cats

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KAKORRHAPHIOPHOBIA

  1. Fear of failure
  2. Fear of nose hairs
  3. Fear of Sushi

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LAMPROPHONY

  1. Clarity of enunciation
  2. Fruit allergy
  3. The love of tree remnants

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MACROSMATIC

  1. Pertaining to organic fertilizer
  2. Having a good sense of smell
  3. The name of an early IBM computer

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NUDIUSTERTIAN

  1. A union member who promotes acts of civil disobedience
  2. The day before yesterday
  3. Members of nudist communities who don’t believe in swimming

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OXTER

  1. Outdated word meaning armpit
  2. An infertile bull
  3. Shorthand for a gazillion

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PAUCILOQUENT

  1. A method of preparing porridge
  2. Uttering few words, brief in speech
  3. A function in calculus

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QUIRE

  1. Two dozen sheets of paper
  2. A winning raffle ticket
  3. Twin kangaroos

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RATOON

  1. A small shoot growing from the root of a plant
  2. A controversial opinion
  3. A newborn raccoon

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SALOPETTES

  1. An Italian soft cheese
  2. High-waisted skiing pants with shoulder straps
  3. A 19th century carnival ride similar to a merry-go round

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TITTYNOPE

  1. A species of field mice
  2. A small quantity of something left over
  3. Next to nothing

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ULOTRICHOUS

  1. Having beautiful eyes
  2. Having crispy hair
  3. A type of surgical scalpel

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VALETUDINARIAN

  1. A sickly or weak person
  2. A person who falsely believes he is 90 years old
  3. Severe frost bite

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WINKLEPICKER

  1. A style of shoe or boot in the 1950s with a sharp and long pointed toe
  2. A farm worker who harvests flowers.
  3. A nuclear particle that is neither positive nor negative

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XERTZ

  1. To gulp down quickly and greedily
  2. A diamond with 24 edges and 12 vertices
  3. Technical term for an impacted tooth

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YARBOROUGH

  1. A hand of cards containing no card above a nine
  2. A type of white hat with a wide brim
  3. A rich investor

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ZOANTHROPY

  1. Fear of deer and antelopes in zoos
  2. A delusion of a person who believes himself changed into an animal
  3. Infrared X-rays

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AGASTOPIA

 

Correct Definition: Admiration of a particular part of someone’s body

 

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BIBBLE

 

Correct Definition: To drink often, to drink noisily

 

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CABOTAGE

 

Correct Definition: Coastal navigation

 

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DOODLE SACK

 

Correct Definition: Old English word for bagpipe

 

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ERINACEOUS

 

Correct Definition: Resembling a hedgehog

 

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FIRMAN

 

Correct Definition: In Turkey a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign

 

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GABELLE

 

Correct Definition: A tax on salt

 

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HALFPACE

 

Correct Definition: A platform of a staircase where the stair turns and reverses direction

 

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IMPIGNORATE

 

Correct Definition: To pawn something

 

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JENTACULAR

 

Correct Definition: Pertaining to breakfast

 

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KAKORRHAPHIOPHOBIA

 

Correct Definition: Fear of failure

 

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LAMPROPHONY

 

Correct Definition: Clarity of enunciation

 

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MACROSMATIC

 

Correct Definition: Having a good sense of smell

 

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NUDIUSTERTIAN

 

Correct Definition: The day before yesterday

 

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OXTER

 

Correct Definition: Outdated word meaning armpit

 

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PAUCILOQUENT

 

Correct Definition: Uttering few words, brief in speech

 

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QUIRE

 

Correct Definition: Two dozen sheets of paper

 

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RATOON

 

Correct Definition: A small shoot growing from the root of a plant

 

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SALOPETTES

 

Correct Definition: High-waisted skiing pants with shoulder straps

 

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TITTYNOPE

 

Correct Definition: A small quantity of something left over

 

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ULOTRICHOUS

 

Correct Definition: Having crispy hair

 

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VALETUDINARIAN

 

Correct Definition: A sickly or weak person

 

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WINKLEPICKER

 

Correct Definition: A style of shoe or boot in the 1950s with a sharp and long pointed toe

 

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XERTZ

 

Correct Definition: To gulp down a drink quickly and greedily

 

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YARBOROUGH

 

Correct Definition: A hand of cards containing no card above a nine

 

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ZOANTHROPY

 

Correct Definition: A delusion of a person who believes himself changed into an animal

 

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