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TOP 10 GREAT WORDS

 

PULCHITRUDINOUS

Great beauty

MULLIGRUBS

A state of depression

VAINGLORIOUS

Boastfully vain

PUTRID

Morally corrupt

SPLENDIFEROUS

Splendid

LIMERANCE

The exhilerating state of being in love

BADINAGE

To partake in irreverant and amusing banter

OPULENT

Lush, luxuriant

DYSANIA

The hardship faced when attempting to get out of bed

SERENDIPITY

Pleasant surprise

TOP 10 FUNNY WORDS

 

CUMMINGTONITE

A mineral

TINTINNABULUM

A small tinkling bell

GOOP

A stupid person

POLTROON

Coward

HORNSWOGGLE

To bamboozle, deceive

LOGORRHOEA

Excessive or incoherent talking

NINCOMPOOP

A foolish person

ZILCH

Amounting to nothing

QUIDNUNC

An inquisitive and gossipy person

SCALAWAG

A reprobate; a rascal

 

TOP 10 LONG WORDS

 

HIPPOPOTOMONSTROSEQUIPPEDALIOPHOBIA

The fear of long words

SACCHARHINOSEROS

A clumsy, affable, well-loved person

ANATIDAEPHOBIA

The fear that you are being watched by a duck

SESQUIPEDALIAN

Give to using long words

CAINOTOPHOBIA

Fear of change or new things

DISCOMBOBULATE

To confuse

FLIBBERTIGIBBET

A frivolous talkative person

GRANDILOQUENT

Using high flown bombastic words

XENOBOMBULATION

Malingering

DEIPNOSOPHIST

A master at the art of dining

TOP 10 ATTRACTIVE WORDS

ALLURING

Powerfully attractive

BEGUILING

Charming or enchanting

BODACIOUS

Excellent or attractive

CUTE

Pretty or endearing

CALLIPYGIAN

Having well-shaped buttocks

ENTICING

Tempting, alluring

EXQUISITE

Extremely beautiful and delicate

GORGEOUS

Very attractive

ILLECEBROUS

Attractive, enticing

VOLUPTUOUS

Curvaceous and sexually attractive

 

TOP 10 ABUSIVE WORDS

ABOMINABLE

Causing moral revulsion

ANATHEMA

Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes

ATRABILIOUS

Irritable

BELLICOSE

Hostile, aggressive

CANTANKEROUS

Bad tempered, argumentative

CURMUDGEONLY

Crusty, brusque, surly

EGREGIOUS

Outstandingly bad, shocking

EXECRABLE

Extremely bad or unpleasant

INIQUITOUS

Grossly unfair and morally wrong

MYTHOMANIAC

Compulsive liar

TOP 20 REDUPLICATIVE WORDS

HOITY-TOITY

HIGGLEDY-PIGGLEDY

SHILLY-SHALLY

MISH-MASH

SUPER-DUPER

HERKY-JERKY

WISHY-WASHY

KNICK-KNACK

RAZZLE-DAZZLE

CHIT-CHAT

PING-PONG

HOKEY-COKEY

FUDDY-DUDDY

TEENY-WEENY

LOVEY-DOVEY

MUMBO-JUMBO

BOOGIE-WOOGIE

HANKY-PANKY

RUMPY-PUMPY

ARTY-FARTY

 

TOP 10 FOUR LETTER WORDS

 

SOUL

 

LOVE

 

CUTE

 

FUTZ

 

GOSH

 

GUSH

 

ROMP

 

LUSH

 

MOOT

 

ZANY