September13th, 2018 – New Vocabulary Words

The key is at the bottom of the page… but don’t cheat

The Words:

  1. copse
  2. scry
  3. nepenthe
  4. plage
  5. ultraridian
  6. sudoriferous
  7. embosk
  8. kyoodle
  9. squamous
  10. squiz


A. a sandy beach or seashore resort
B. bearing or secreting sweat
C. covered with or formed entirely of scales
D. to use a divination to discover hidden information or look into the future, such as a crystal ball
E. to bark or yelp noisily or foolishly, yap
F. a quick close look
G. a thicket of bushes or trees, a small wood
H. to hide or conceal oneself or something within or behind greenery.
I. of or relating to a biorhythm having a period of less than 24 hours
J. anything that produces a pleasurable loss of memory about a sad or frightening event or occurrence














  1. G (i.e. To her, his love was like a distant copse compared the Amazon forest of her feelings for him. )
  2. D (i,e. Within the firm, his ability to scry out the markets was legendary and profitable.)
  3. J (i.e. She was nepenthe during my recovery. )
  4. A (i.e. If they need me, I will be sunning on the plage at St. Barts. )
  5. I (i.e. Her father watched in decorous shock as she danced. )
  6. B (i.e. His distress was first noted by the sudoriferous limpness of his suit.)
  7. H (i.e. The little raccoon had embosked himself with in the wisteria arbor. )
  8. E (i.e. Her dog would kyoode until his mistress returned, irritating all within earshot.)
  9. C (i,e. The squamous texture of her briefcase matched her purse in an unpleasant way.)
  10. F (i.e When the coin was produced, he began his bidding completing his squiz.)