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11 Weird Words To Weave Into Daily Conversations

They may sound strange, but these weird English words deserve some love.

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This story will share some of the weird, yet interesting words to use in your daily conversations.
AFTERCLAP
(n.)
An unexpected repercussion of some prior event.
His destruction at the end was an afterclap of faith.
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IMPIGNORATE
(transitive verb)
To pledge, pawn, mortgage
Even though you live impignorate, try harder and you will find a way out.
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JENTACULAR
(adj.)
A breakfast taken immediately on getting up or early in the morning.
I can't get rid of my habit of taking a jentacular breakfast.
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Finifugal
(adj.)
Afraid of finishing anything
Johnny, my boy, is known for his finifugal nature.
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QUIRE
(n.)
25 (formerly 24) sheets of paper; one twentieth of a ream
Can I get 3 quires of plain A4 sheets?
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Futz
(v.)
waste time, keep oneself busy aimlessly, idle
Gerome futzed around in the bakery.
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Boondoggle
(v.)
Waste time or money on a questionable or unnecessary project
The company focused on boondoggling the shareholder's investment.
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Elucidate
(v.)
To explain or make something clear.
The teacher was asked to elucidate the concept clearly.
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obfuscate
(v.)
make unintelligible, rather obscure, bewilder (someone)
Sara used a coded script to obfuscate her brother from understanding her messages to Molly.
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Cloying
(adj.)
Excessively sweet, sentimental, rich especially to a sickening or disgusting degree
Their cloying love pictures sickened everyone viewing their social media page.
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Proclivity
(n.)
A tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination towards a particular thing
Jerald had a proclivity towards silver sedans and black SUVs.
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These 11 weird words used in your conversations will definitely make you sound intelligent and keep your communication interesting.

 Batul Nafisa Baxamusa

Mar 20, 2021
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Tim Mossholder, Joanna Kosinska, Joakim Honkasalo, Allec Gomes, Annie Spratt, Jason Dent