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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.