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joannaingram84

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word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« on: June 04, 2011, 03:44:14 pm »
Okay brainiacs here is a real challenge. I am going to give you a definition and you tell my what I am defining. noun

: a game in which the players try to flip a knife from various positions so that the blade will stick into the ground Good luck!


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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2011, 03:52:09 pm »
Is it mumblety-peg?

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2011, 05:40:21 pm »
that is absolutely correct here is another one verb

: wink

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011, 05:43:02 pm »
no clue at all

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2011, 09:52:47 am »
 The only answer I can come up with is blink, but I'm fairly sure that's not correct.

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2011, 04:26:04 pm »
um, what?

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2011, 07:16:21 pm »
The answer is nictitate. Here is the next clue noun

: a female spirit in Gaelic folklore whose appearance or wailing warns a family that one of them will soon die Good luck!

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2011, 07:07:50 am »
That would be a banshee.
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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2011, 07:10:26 am »
Here's one for you:  noun



 : a game in which players on one team are given time to hide and are then sought out by members of the other team who try to capture them, keep them in a place of confinement, and keep them from being released by their teammates
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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2011, 07:58:59 am »
It is  a word that no one uses in daily speaking.

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2011, 11:00:09 pm »
I think the game you are looking for is Capture The Flag. adjective

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: strange or clumsy in shape or appearance : outlandish
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: lacking in polish and grace : rugged
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: awkward and uncultivated in appearance, manner, or behavior : ruder is Capture the Flag. The next clue is

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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2011, 09:20:49 am »
Here's one for you:  noun



 : a game in which players on one team are given time to hide and are then sought out by members of the other team who try to capture them, keep them in a place of confinement, and keep them from being released by their teammates

Ring-A-Levio - first used around 1901
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Re: word smarts a vocabulary quiz
« Reply #12 on: June 12, 2011, 11:43:15 pm »
The answer to the last clue was uncouth. Here is today's clue noun

: a man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure : rake

By the way the source for all these clues is Merriam-Webster online - word of the day. But don't cheat by looking at the site.

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