Wierdest Words Absquatulate-Bafflegab

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absquatulate

To make off, decamp, or abscond.

acronychal

Happening in the evening or at nightfall.

acrophony

The use of a word starting with a letter of the alphabet as the name of the letter.

Albertopolis

A group of cultural sites in South Kensington, London.

alexpharmic

Having the quality or nature of an antidote to poison.

analemmatic

Relating to a scale that shows the seasonal difference between time as shown by clocks and by the sun.

anamorphosis

The process of creating an anamorphic image.

anatine

Resembling or characteristic of a duck.

anfractuosity

A channel, crevice or passage full of windings and turnings. Not describing a maze.

ansible

An interstellar instantaneous communications device.

anthropodermic

Consisting of human skin.

antimacassar

A protective or decorative cloth over the back of a chair.

apocope

Leaving out the last sound, syllable, or part of a word.

arenaceous

Having the appearance or consistency of sand.

astrobleme

An eroded meteor impact crater.

astrobolism

The blasting of plants by the sun during high summer.

ataraxy

Freedom from disturbance of mind or passion; imperturbability.

Atrabilious

Gloomy or morose; bad-tempered or irritable. Is normally used when poetic.

Austringer

A keeper of goshawks.

Autohagiography

Writing about oneself in an adulatory way.

Bafflegab

Incomprehensible or pretentious verbiage.

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