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Published by Thames Bank Publishing in Leigh-on-Sea .
Written in English


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Other titlesD.U.W. (A).
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Open LibraryOL17394085M

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Mrs. Byrnes Dictionary is a delight for any language aficionado. The only thing I wish is that it would give details on the origins of the words. I was a little disappointed that it doesn't do that. Still, it's a great list of unusual words to add to you vocabulary and to spice up your conversations with/5(42). The Indispensable Dictionary of Unusual Words book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From aasvogel (the South African vulture) to /5(6). The words range from "abaxial" to "zahir." The book is reminiscent of The Grandiloquent Dictionary and Mrs. Byrnes' Dictionary, although I deem the latter two to be a little superior to this one, thus 4 by: 1. Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A supplemental r /5.

The Word Lover's Dictionary contains thousands of the weirdest words in the English language, with the definition of each one written clearly and directly. And, incredible as it may seem, every entry in this book has been accepted as a formal or legitimate English word. achluophobia (n.) - fear of darkness cockabaloo (n.) - a bullying boss propale (v.t.) - to disclose The Word/5. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for. All words in this dictionary are new. Welcome to the International House of Logorrhea, a free online dictionary of weird words and unusual words to help enhance your vocabulary. The IHL is a component of The Phrontistery, which has many other free word lists and resources related to obscure words. But sometimes you might want to learn a new and unfamiliar word – one which you probably won’t need in everyday conversation or writing, but which is fun, interesting, and unusual. We’ve brought together a list of some weird and wonderful words, from aa (a kind of volcanic lava) all the way to the Zyrian language. Along the way you’ll encounter words for ‘resembling an ostrich’, ‘a bird’s wishbone’, and .

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