Words on the brink

Language is constantly evolving to reflect social and technological changes—so as new words enter dictionaries, old words must go. If you have an aeipathy (continued passion) for words, including those deemed to be ficulnean (worthless), you'll enjoy this quiz!

1. If gelicide strikes, you should
2. Many consider pigritude to be
3. If your cat is crassulent, it needs to
4. An aquabib is
5. If you whipped up a speustic meal for dinner, the meal was
6. A homerkin is a unit of measurement for
7. A squiriferous man will