Uncommon Words

  • Bilious: “Affected by or associated with nausea or vomiting”
  • Febrile: “Having or showing the symptoms of a fever”
  • Requite: “Make appropriate return for (a favour, service, or wrongdoing)”
  • Unexceptionable: “Not open to objection, but not particularly new or exciting”

Source: Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press

Examples of Usage: Conrad Black, “A word of reply to my critics,” National Post, Dec. 6, 2014.