Lexicon

A collection of interesting words, many of them gleaned from books (and many of those written by Stephen Donaldson).

A

acidulous
adytum
aestivation
amphisbaena
an

anadem
analystic
antistrophe
apotropaic
arête
argute
asseverate
assoil
aubade

B

balneary
BANANA

banderole

barranca
bayamo
bayard
bedight
belvedere
bezainted
bibulous
binnacle
blivet

bloofer
broadloom
brume
brummagem
bullseye

C

caducity
caïque
caisson
caitiff
calash
caliginous
cantrap
captious

caracole
carnyx
catenary
catenulate
cateran
CAVE people
cenacle
centripetal
chaconne
chaplet
charism
charlock
chlamys
cicatrise
cicatrix
circumfuse
clinquant
clochard
cognomen

colophon
colubrine
consistory
crasis

crepitate
cruse
culverin
cumshaw
curvet
cymar

cynosure

D

declivity
deflagrate

delinition
delitescent
demonym
desire line
detent
devoir
diaper
dipsa
disiecta membra

E

effloresce
eidolon
embrasure
enthymeme
equipage
ergodic literature
escarbuncle

eyot

F

fane
febrifuge
ferrule
fianchetto

finial
flambeau

floccinaucinihilipilification
flocculate
föhn wind

foreshore
formication
foulard
fugacious
fuliginous

fulvous
fusty

G

gasconade
gavotte
gelt
glabrous
gold lunula

grue
guerdon
gyve

H

hachure
hebdomadary
hebetude
hernshaw
hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
hight
hippocentaur
hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia
hoopoe
hydrophora
hypnale
hypotyposis

I

impost
incuse
insequent
irrefragable

J

jacquerie
jaculus

K

kickshaw
knaggy

L

labile
lacustrine
latakia
lavabo
leal
lemures
lenitive
leucrota
licit
loden
loge
loggia
lopadotemachoselachogaleokranioleipsanodrimhypotrimmatosilphioparao-
melitokatakechymenokichlepikossyphophattoperisteralektryonoptekephallio-
kigklopeleiolagoiosiraiobaphetraganopterygon

luthier

M

maira
mansuetude
marl
meretricious
metope
moiré

mordant
morion

mort

N

nuncupatory
nychthemeron

O

objurgate
obbligato

P

panache
parander
pard
paresis
paynim
perduration
peregrine
perfervid

pervisible
picaro
picaroon
picayune
placitum
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
polycaudate
precentor
prester

pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism

ptomaine
pudding snammer
puissance
pulchritude
pulverulent
punctilio
purlieu

Q

qua
quadragon
quotidian

R

recrudesce
rede
responsory
retroussé
rhyton
roborant
rondure
rostrum
rubricate
ruffle

S

saft
salvific
sapid
saprophyte
sastruga
scapular
scend
scitalis
screever
sendaline
sequacious
shift
shillelagh
sockdolager
spectaficus
spelaean
speleology
spelt
sperm
stillatory
supererogatory
supernal

surquedry
swale

T

tailing
tantalum
telic

tetration
theomachy
theriac
thetic
threnody
tiffany
titin
tocsin
tole
travertine
triturate
trituration
turpitude
twitten

twyndyllyng
tympanum
tyro

U

urolagnia

V

versicle
vexillology

vexillum
vizard
vlei
voivode

W

wainscotting
windrow
writhen

X

Y

Z

zaftig
zygomatic arch

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