Daily Word Quiz
a) to smell unpleasantly; to stink
b) to become lively, active, or cheerful
c) to have sexual intercourse
d) to lie in bed or lounge about when one should be up and about
Today's Featured Word: EMBLUSTRICATE
to bewilder, to confuse, to perplex ...a1693 obs.
whimsically formed to render the equally fantastic French word
emburelucoquer to trouble, to blunder, or pester the mind with
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
a1693 - see EXAMPLE below
"...all the autonomatic metagrobolism of the Romish church,
when tottering and emblustricated with the Gibble Gabble Gibberish
of this odious Error and heresy..."
From: The Third Book of the Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais
By: Thomas Urquhart, a1693
Daily Word Quiz Answer
HURKLE-DURKLE d) to lie in bed or lounge about
when one should be up and about ...19th-Cent. Sc.