The Little Dictionary Of Big Words You Should Know.
THE LITTLE DICTIONARY OF BIG WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW
By Dr. Ian Wilson
Foreword by Tom Payne
With the help of this pocket size collection of 5,000 'difficult' words lovers of language will delight in a fascinating mix of words. This rich, eclectic and absorbing collection has been organized into 23 handy sections for handy browsing.
Try this quiz using words and match definitions from the book.
1. Teddy bear collector (a) arctophile 2. Relating to the gods of the underworld (b) chthonic 3. Lover of a married woman (c) cicisbeo 4. Less distinguished person of a later generation (d) epigone 5. Happy old age (e) eugeria 6. Ten raised to the 100th power (f) googol 7. Immodesty (h) impudicity 8. Person who learns late in life; mature student (i) opsimath 9. Petty mindedness (j) parvanimity 10. Race between runners-up (k) repechage 11. Drunkenness (l) temulence