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Wordscape-65: Uncommon Words
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Wordscape-65: Uncommon Words

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1. Agita: Anxiety, Stress, Agitation

Eg. The change in the six year old law is giving the Internal Revenue System some agita.

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2. Jitney: An unlicensed taxi cab, A small bus that carries passengers over a regular route with flexible schedules

Eg. In other countries share cabs, jitney services and coach services are common.

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3. Dirigible: Something that is capable of being steered or directed

Eg. All cars are dirigible in nature.

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4. Gimcrack: Showy or cheap but badly made

Eg. Many traditional buildings have disappeared to be replaced by gimcrack shoddiness in white tiles and blue glass.

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5. Muffuletta: A muffuletta is a sandwich made with Italian round bread filled with cheese, cold cuts and olive salad

Eg. The muffuletta sandwich is believed to have been invented by Signor Salvadore in 1906.

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