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Wordscape - 16

Tittle

The dot over an ‘i’ or ‘j’

Eg. Her handwriting looked strange as it omitted all the tittles.

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Vocables

The la, la, la and na, na, na which do not really have any meaning in the lyrics of a song.

Eg. The vocables sung by the choir made the song even more enchanting.

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Gnomon

The rod or pin on a sundial that tells the time by the position of its shadow.

Eg. The gnomon of the Jantar Mantar sundial was painted red.

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Wamble

To move in an unsteady way; wobbling

Eg. Should I take up that summer job at the mall or wamble downtown.

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Boxtent

The tiny plastic table placed in the middle of a pizza box.

Eg. When we opened the pizza box there stood the bright pink boxtent.