Confirmed Lexophiles Only

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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.

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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The correct definitions

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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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