Define These English Words

 Are you ready for a challenge to your vocabulary? Prepare your English lexicon so we can test it! Identify and explain the following 15 rare English words...
 
 
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Flat bread-cake
Robber
Livestock manager
A type of small boat
 
 
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One who commits an evil act
A male benefactor
A type of action movie made for men
An external factor affecting a disease
 
 
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Blue
A type of fox
A person who hunts jackals
A type of hunting knife
 
 
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Criticize strongly
To sow two different garments together
A fashionable hair style in Ancient Rome
Push violently
 
 
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A pest or a bothersome person
Another name for moonshine
A type of rat poison
A material to clean countertops with
 
 
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A homeless person
A ghost that can barely be seen
A type of bat
A biscuit
 
 
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Take by force
Unable to rest
Resting on your elbow
Make a situation worse
 
 
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Split in two
A group of witches
An enclosure
The part of a bird's beak with holes for air
 
 
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A person who smiles a lot
Something delicious
Something said as prophecy
A material that makes you tell the truth
 
 
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Sediment found at the bottom of a drink like tea or coffee
Small tunnels in the streets that were used to collect rain water
A trash can for meat they use in slaughter shops
What is left of trees after a forest fire
 
 
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Pay for
Breaking up a crowd of people
Negotiate
Abandon
 
 
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Catch sight of
Release from responsiblity
Mourning over someone
Looking into the future
 
 
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Having yellow or pale brown skin
Feeling sorry for yourself
A person of ill repute
A person who would sell anything to anyone
 
 
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Clothing
Someone's personal guard
A farmer's celebration after the first rain of the season
A general direction
 
 
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A primitive weapon made from a farming tool
A piece of clothing that only covers the buttocks
An overall work by workers in the meat industry
A hat worn by sailors
 
Shall We Try Again?
Rare English words do not seem to be your cup of tea. That's all fine and dandy, since we hardly use any of these words anymore in common English, so it's not like you're missing out on something you're supposed to be using. That said, English is a joy to learn, and knowing more words and expanding your vocabulary is never a bad thing. Have a look at the correct answers below.
 
Impressive Vocabulary
You got more than half of the answers right and maybe a bit more. Your vocabulary is impressive! Many of these words are lost to the world now, and more's the shame, since they are fantastic words well worth having in your lexicon.
 
Super-Vocabulary
Wow, where did you get that fabulous vocabulary of yours? We're viridescent with envy! You know a lot of words that no one bothers to use anymore, and very few recall what they mean. We need more people with a big lexicon like yours, so English can once again become the sophisticated and gorgeous language it always was.
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