Weird vocabulary words illustrated with examples.
hypocorism
hypocorism

hypocorism

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n. pet name; use of pet names In the multi-lingual crowd, the cuteness of the dog inspired diverse hypocorism of her name.

kimkhab
kimkhab

kimkhab

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n. Indian silk brocade with gold and silver threads (also kincob) In addition to the gold jewelry, the bride’s resplendent gown of scarlet kimkhab must have weighed nearly twenty pounds.

requiescat
requiescat

requiescat

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n. prayer for the dead “Rest in Peace” is the English translation of requiēscat in pāce.

toison

toison

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n. lamb’s wool A poodle’s toison hair is not only soft but also hypoallergenic.

ventriduct
ventriduct

ventriduct

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v. to bring towards the belly (usually medical, meaning to bend a patient’s head forward) After abdominal surgery, one may find oneself unable to ventriduct one’s head.