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Collection of Little Known Words

A baker's dozen of little known words for your edification.

Sign saying: Leave no lovely word unsaid.

Abibliophobia: The fear of running out of things to read.

Aglet: The little piece of plastic on the end of your shoelaces.

Annodated: Shaped like the letter S.

Ethologist: A zoologist who studies the behaviour of animals in their natural habitats.

Eutony: The pleasantness of a word’s sound.

Graupel: A small, white ice particle that falls as precipitation and breaks apart easily when it lands on a surface. Also called soft hail.

Leveret: A young hare in its first year.

Liberosis: The desire to care less about things.

Meraki: To do something with soul, passion, or love.

Novaturient: Desiring or seeking powerful change in your life.

Peregrinate: to travel or wander from place to place.

Tappen: The plug by which the rectum of a bear is closed during hibernation, probably to keep ants out.

Umbriferous: Providing shade

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