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A-Z TOOTH SPLINTERING WORD CHALLENGE!

Hello! Welcome to the A-Z Word Challenge! Here you will find a list of 26 words, from A-Z, and it is your mission to use these 26 words in any of your creative posts (in any of your fanfiction threads, including the SS100/50/25 challenges, or perhaps in the vast RPG world on site), so long as they comply with SS Board Rules, and Honeydukes Rules.

You’ll first make a post in this thread where you will copy the list of words, and each time you use one of your words, edit your post to include a link. Feel free to pretty it up as you like! Once you finish your 26 words, your name will be added in the TOOTH SPLINTERIN’ WINNER list below! Good Luck!

26 Tooth Splintering Words
A: Absquatulate
verb, leave abruptly.
Before the thief could absquatulate with the diamonds, he was surrounded by police officers

B: Boustrophedon
adjective, the writing of alternate lines in opposite directions (as from left to right and from right to left).
The words of the text are ranged in squares in such a manner as to be read either vertically or boustrophedon.

C: Cathexis
noun, investment of mental or emotional energy in a person, object, or idea.
Because of his cathexis with his blanket, the obsessed toddler refused to sleep without it.

D: Doldrums
noun, a state or period of stagnation or depression.
He was in the doldrums for the whole winter.

E: Etiolate
verb, to make pale/to deprive of natural vigor, make feeble.
The long, stressful days and sleepless nights gradually etiolated him.

F: Fugacious
adjective, tending to disappear, fleeting.
She was acutely conscious of her fugacious youth.

G: Galumph
verb, move in a clumsy, ponderous, or noisy manner.
She galumphed along beside him.

H: Howff
noun, a favourite meeting place or haunt, especially a pub.
The band played frequently at the Howff for three years.

I: Imbroglio
noun, an extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation.
How can we end this imbroglio caused by the resort double booking our cabin?

J: Jabberwocky
noun, invented or meaningless language; nonsense.
The translation was slow and full of jabberwocky.

K: Kenspeckle
adjective, easily recognizable; conspicuous.
He loved walking in the village, where he was a kenspeckle figure.

L: Logomachy
noun, an argument about words.
The final word must be left to the thousand late-night logomachies.

M: Malinger
verb, pretend to be ill in order to escape duty or work.
People who had psychosomatic complaints were probably malingering.

N: Nugacity
noun, triviality or frivolity.
Abandon, then, this nugacity, and do not draw such great blasphemy upon yourselves.

O: Obsequious
adjective, obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.
They were served by obsequious waiters.

P: Periphrasis
noun, use of a longer phrasing in place of a possible shorter form of expression.
A rather pompous periphrasis.

Q: Quaigh
noun, a shallow drinking cup, typically made of wood and having two handles.
The party will have a Scottish theme: bagpipe players and quaich cups.

R: Rodomontading
verb, talk boastfully.
He soon finds out there's nothing to be gained by rodomontading.

S: Susurrous
adjective, full of whispering sounds.
The trees waved with a susurrous rustle, low, drowsy, and languid like the warm fall air.

T: Tchotchke
noun, a small object that is decorative rather than strictly functional; a trinket.
A pig mug and a dozen or so other porcine tchotchkes adorn his office.

U: Umbriferous
adjective, providing shade.
Lugubrious gardens with their umbriferous vines.

V: Verbose
adjective, using or expressed in more words than are needed.
Much academic language is obscure and verbose.

W: Weltschmerz
noun, mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state.
Comically, the boy strikes a pose of romantic Weltschmerz, insisting he is deeply unhappy and shall never marry.

X: Xenology
noun, the scientific study of alien biology, cultures, etc.
The proposed approach to terrestrial xenology has the attractive advantage not to require complex and sometimes very artificial scenarios for the early history of the Earth

Y: Yogibogeybox
noun, the instruments and paraphernalia of a spiritualist // a room or place in which spiritualism is practised or studied.
The attendees of the séance were struck dumb as the yogibogeybox itself rose off the table while a deep, distant voice, thick with decay, emanated from the silver spirit horn.

Z: Zeitgeber
noun, a rhythmically occurring natural phenomenon which acts as a cue in the regulation of the body's circadian rhythms.
In the natural environment, there is often more than one zeitgeber acting at the same time.
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A: Absquatulate
B: Boustrophedon
C: Cathexis
D: Doldrums
E: Etiolate
F: Fugacious
G: Galumph
H: Howff
I: Imbroglio
J: Jabberwocky
K: Kenspeckle
L: Logomachy
M: Malinger
N: Nugacity
O: Obsequious
P: Periphrasis
Q: Quaigh
R: Rodomontading
S: Susurrous
T: Tchotchke
U: Umbriferous
V: Verbose
W: Weltschmerz
X: Xenology
Y: Yogibogeybox
Z: Zeitgeber


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N: Nugacity
O: Obsequious
P: Periphrasis
Q: Quaigh
R: Rodomontading
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U: Umbriferous
V: Verbose
W: Weltschmerz
X: Xenology
Y: Yogibogeybox
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E: Etiolate
F: Fugacious
G: Galumph
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  • D: Doldrums
  • E: Etiolate
  • F: Fugacious
  • G: Galumph
  • H: Howff
  • I: Imbroglio
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  • K: Kenspeckle
  • L: Logomachy
  • M: Malinger
  • N: Nugacity
  • O: Obsequious
  • P: Periphrasis
  • Q: Quaigh
  • R: Rodomontading
  • S: Susurrous
  • T: Tchotchke
  • U: Umbriferous
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  • X: Xenology
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