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Old English words to revive

As language evolves, new words are born as others die out. Here are some of the delightful ones that time forgot.

As language evolves, new words are born as others die out. Here are some of the delightful ones that have been forgotten.

1. Apricity: the warmth of the sun on a cold winter’s day.

2. Bedward: heading towards bed.

3. To brabble: to argue loudly.

4. To constellate: to cluster together.

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5. To degust: to taste carefully.

6. To gorgonise: to have a paralyzing effect on someone.

7. Elflock: tangles hair as if matted by elves.

8. To deliciate: to delight oneself.

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9. To hugger-mugger: to act in a secretive manner.

10. Illecebrous: attractive.

11. To jargogle: to confuse.

12. To kench: to laugh loudly.

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13. Malagrugrous: dismal.

14. Monsterful: wonderful.

15. Overmorrow: the day after tomorrow.

16. Osculable: that can be kissed.

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17. Schoolman: a teacher.

18. To twattle: to gossip.

19. Twitter-light: twilight.

20. Widdendream: state of mental confusion or excitement.

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