The Grandiloquent Dictionary.

Some vocabulary words are interesting. Some are amusing. Some would make good villain names on City Of Villains when it comes out.

deiparous –
Giving birth to a god or a goddess

deisidaimonia –
The fear of supernatural powers

dentiloquent –
Pertaining to someone who talks through their teeth

deoppilate –
To remove an obstruction

deuterogamist –
A widow who chooses to remarry

dextrosinistral –
A left handed person who is trained to use their right hand

dharna –
A method of collecting a debt in which the person who is owed money sits on the debtors doorstep until payment is made, or the debtor starves to death

dippoldism –
The act of beating or whipping school children

divigate –
To stray, as in the opposite of navigate

doytin –
To walk about stupidly

dysnomy –
The creation of flawed laws which cause more problems

I especially like “divigate.” My method of driving through a new town is fortuitous divigation, that is, I get to the right place but I’m often not sure how.

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