Interesting words

Some words not usually encountered in the morning newspaper:

1. nous : common sense

2. defenestration: act of throwing someone or something out of the window

3. stegophilist: one who likes climbing buildings

4. estrapade: horse’s attempt to get rid of its rider.

5. tachyphagia: rapid eating

6. dumbledore: a bumblebee

7. nudiustertian: pertaining to the day before yesterday

8. widdiful: someone deserving to be hanged

9. barophobia: fear of gravity

10. brontophobia: fear of thunder


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