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5 Unused words

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Heaven for a vocab freak…English words that are rarely used…Pick them and impress. We give you the
(pro-nun-cia-tion) too!

Perfidy (n) per-fidi    act of treachery
Recalcitrance (n) ri-cal-sit-rans    defiance
Regale (n) re-gale    a great feast, banquet
Scurrilous (adj) scurry-lus    abusive, vulgar language
Vim (n) (as written)    kick, animation, vitality and energy

Source: Webster’s Collegiate Thesaurus and Chambers Dictionary


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