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Rudimentary

Those bones show signs of a more rudimentary race
basic, fundamental
adj
basal, beginning, early
advanced, developed
Vestiges

The archers waited for the vestige to fire
sign, indication
noun
evidence, glimmer, hint
Poignant

The poignant pepper incinerated my mouth
affecting, painful
adj
disturbing, agonizing
soothing pleasant
manifestation

The previous jesters had horrible manifestations
a public demonstration
noun
appearance, display
cover hiding
Scrutiny

Through much scrutiny, we found the missing glasses
a close and searching look
Noun
analysis close up
Quantum

the least quantum of evidence
quantity or amount
Noun
amount, portion
aforementioned

I clearly aforementioned the answer in the previous slides
Cited or mentioned earlier
Adj
Before, aforesaid
After
Cetaceans

Dolphins and whales are both Cetaceans
a marine mammal
Adj
Beluga, mammal
slimsy

The slimsy coat was useless in the pouring rain
Frail, Flimsy, weak, meager
Adj
Strong
Surrogate

The deputy was the surrogate for the Sheriff
A person appointed to act for another
Adj
Alternate, backup
Real
congregation

The congregation helped to enforce the message to the bewildered audience
an assembly of persons brought together for common religious worship.
Noun
Assembly , company
Sorghum

The sweet aroma of pancakes and sorghum made my mouth water immensely
They syrup made from sorgo
Noun
glucose, maple syrup
Solace

The chamber of solace held many sleeping individuals
comfort, or peace
Noun
relief, peace
Disharmony
Ethereality

His almost inhuman ethereality gave him a natural advantage as a swimmer
Light, featherless
Noun
Weightless, float-able
Heaviness
Spod

The spoddy boy wonder found much success in mathematics and science
boring, unattractive or excessively studious
Adj
Nerd or Geek
Mercurial

The cat had a mercurial attitude as it pounced on the Yarn
Adj
animated; lively; sprightly; quick-witted.
Buoyant, erratic, gay
Calm, Tranquil
Ornate

The huge glowing stars gave the child's room an ornate feeling
Adj
Overly showy, "Flowery"
Adorned, Colored, Gaudy
Plain and simple
Sardonic

His sardonic tone added to the grim feeling of the tale
Adj
Dark Humor, Grimly Funny
Bitter, arrogant
Apostrophe

"Life, why do you get in my way?"
Noun
treating an inatimate object as if it were human or present
Invective

The presidents speech was more so seen as an invective rant at the Communist
Noun
a negatively, emotionally charged speech
Accusation, Blame
Praise, compliment
Disparaging

That comment was full of disparage
Verb
Isn't important or relevant.
degrade, defame
laud, praise
Piety

The girl was in complete piety with a higher power
Noun
deeply religious
belief, allegiance
irreverence, impiety
Agoraphobia

Oh dear father...
Noun
Abnormal fear of crowds, public places and open areas
Quandary

The horse stood in front of the only exit, leaving me in a quandary.
Noun
indecisive what to do state
Bind, clutch, delima
Advantage, solution
Dourness

My fathers dour attitude adds to the mystery of his impressive character.
Adj
Sullen, gloomy
Bleak, dreary, dismal
Bright, Cheerful, Happy
Truncated

The tree was truncated from being able to reach the heavens
Adj
cut short
hindered, crippled
nurtured, helped
Ineffable

Your actions are ineffable as I'm totally flabbergasted
Adj
Inexpressible
unattainable
expressible
Reticent

The reticent dogs glared at the burglar as he eased by.
Adj
Reluctant or restrained
incapacitated
free, unrestrained
Tetrahedral

The poly atomic ion was clearly tetrahedral
Adj
Having four lateral planes in addition to the top and bottom ones
Goob

George is such a goob!
Noun
a simpleton
Nidificate

After a long winter the bird begin to nidifcate
Verb
to nest
to roost, to perch
to migrate, to travel
Winebibber

The winebibber stumbled home
Noun
Someone who takes in large
amounts of wine
Saxicolous

Patrick is a saxicolous
Noun
one who lives under rocks
ignorant
Know it all
Sesquipedalian

Sesquipedalians use words like sesquipedalian
Noun
Someone who uses overly big words
"Know it all"
Dull, blunt, straight to the point
Gasconading

The child gasconaded his trophy pig to the judges
Verb
to boast or show off
arrogant, cocky
modest, reserve, humble
Bellwhether

The bellwhether lead the terrified soldiers up the hill
Noun
a natural born leader, a trend setter
A popular person
a square, slowpoke
Callipygian

The titans callipygian bounced firmly with each one of his steps
Noun
A well shaped buttocks
chiseled, sculpted
misshapen
Maledicent

The maledicent vagrant left the bewildered spectators appalled
Adj
one who is addicted to abusive language
Drill Sgt
Courtesy
Batrachopagous

The batrachopagous sat on the lilly pads waiting
Noun
One who eats frogs
Frog eater
Not Frog Eater
Gargalesis

The gargalesis led to the child peeing his pance
Verb
Heavy tickling
Intensive stimulation
Light Tickling
Pyknic

The pyknic man was laughed of the stage
Adj
Short and fat
rotund, round
Slender, lanky
qualtagh

Tom has become my qualtagh
Noun
the first person you see after leaving your house
Runcation

Every couple of weeks i runcate to clean out my yard
Verb
The act of weeding
Yard work
Wanweird

The wanweird led the man to self destruction
Noun
An unhappy fate
Fatal destiny
Xerophagy

The xerophagy led to a less materialistic state
Noun
A bread and Water diet
Bland, plain, simple
Elaborate, grandeur
Autotonsorialist

I am bald because I am a Autotonsorialist
Noun
One who cuts their own hair

Barber
Abacinate

The young boy abacinated the charging rhino with his poorly forged sword
Verb
To blind by putting a hot copper piece near something's eye.
to blind
to reveal
Agelast

Agelast are the most dullest of people
Noun
someone who never laughs
Prude
Humorous
Brontide

The trembling of the brontide rallied the horses into a frantic fervor
Noun
The low rumbling of distant thunder
Distant thunder
Chirotonsor

I am a self proclaimed chriotonsor
Noun
a barber
a hair cutter, barber
hair enabler
Dephlogisticate

The trees thanks to the snow became dephlogisticated
Verb
to make something fireproof
fire retardant
flammable
Honorificabilitudinitatibus

english languague... really?
adj
pertaining to or having honour
honourable
disloyal
Interfenestration

The robber cleared the interfenstration with ease as he slipped away from his pursuers
Noun
the space in between two windows
Mytacism

Man, those monkeys might marvell over the mighty machine meandering towards the massive marble mall full of mountians of mice.
Verb
the incorrect or excessive use of the letter M
letter abuse
Xylopolist

The xylopolist gave me four new oak benches
Noun
One who sell wood products
merchant, salesman
buyer, thief
Autolatry

I am all the gods and disciples
Noun
One Who worships them self
Self obsessed
humble
Cagamosis

The couples relationship was in cagamosis
Noun
an unhappy marriage
Disunion
cloud noun relationship
capernoited

The Children stumbled about capernoited
Verb
Slightly drunk or tipsy
Buzzed
Sober
Digamay

My aunt is the pinnacle of this...
Noun
The marriage after the death or the divorce of the first spouse
Second Marriage
Widow
Estrapade

The horse estrapaded, but the rider held on.
Verb
An attempt by a horse to remove its owner
Dismount
Holding on
Exsibilation

The exsibilation filled the auditoriam with ruckus
Noun
Hissing and booing of a upset audience
Uproar
Applause
Gambrinous

The alcoholic stumbled about gambrinous
Noun
Being Full of beer
Indulged
thirsty
Hamartithia

The Hamarthithia caused the towers to collapse and the
Noun
A person likely to make a mistake
Clumsy
Perfectionist
Nidorosity

The giant burped and frowned with disgust at the nidorostiy
Verb
To belch with the taste of undigested meat
indegistion
Sabrage

The coca cola was open with great skill and sabrage
Verb
to open a bottle with a Sabre
Bottle opener