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20 Rarely Used English Words That We Need To Know

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20 RARELY USED ENGLISH WORDS THAT WE NEED TO KNOW

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#GLABELLA : The space between your eyebrows is called glabella

#PETRICHOR : The way it smells after the rain is called petrichor

#AGLET : The plastic or metallic coating at the end of your shoelaces is called an aglet

#WAMBLE : The rumbling of the stomach is actually called a wamble

#VAGITUS : The cry of a new born baby is called vagitus

#TINES : The prongs on a fork are called tines

#PHOSPHENES : The sheen or light that you see, when you close your eyes and press your hands on them is called phosphenes

#BOX_TENT : The tiny plastic table placed in the middle of a pizza box is called a box tent

#OVERMORROW : The day after tomorrow is called an overmorrow

#MINIMUS : Your tiny toe or finger is called minimus

#AGRAFFE : The wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle of champagne is called an agraffe

#VOCABLES : The 'na na na' and 'la la la' that don't have any meaning in the lyrics of a song or speech are called vocables

#INTERROBANG : When you combine a question mark and an exclamation mark (like this '?!), it is referred to as an interrobang

#COLUMELLA_NASI : The space between your nostrils is called columella nasi

#ARMSCYE : The armhole in clothes, where the sleeves are sewn, is called armscye

#DYSANIA : The condition of finding it difficult to get out of the bed in the morning is called dysania

#GRIFFONAGE : Unreadable handwriting is called griffonage (are you reading this dear doctors?)

#TITTLE : The dot over an 'i' or a 'j' is called tittle

#CRAPULENCE : The utterly sick feelings you get after eating or drinking too much is called crapulence

#BRANNOCK_DEVICE : The metallic device used to measure your feet at the shoe store is called brannock device

BONUS WORDS:

#MANNEQUIN : Human like objects at the boutiques wearing clothes

#GUFFAW : The actual thing you do when you laugh out loud (instead of lazily typing LOLS)
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