Long Words (Spelling Counts) by ShapiroA

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
God help America.


Runner(s)-Up:

Tortoise
Slow and Steady


Quiz Description

Identify the long words. Spelling counts, and to be considered, alternate answers must conform to the stated word lengths.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 48 21 35 46 62 75 16 69 66 44 60 28
1 ChernicoffS 481 98 15
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2 Tortoise 437 96 15
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3 UllspergerA 435 94 15
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4 LujanP 420 92 15
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5 LuskT 402 89 15
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6 CarrollC 388 87 15
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7 WinchellV 368 85 00
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8 jefe 363 82 15
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9 PotatoD 344 80 00
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10 LewandowskiMJ 343 78 00
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11 PolinskyL 342 76 00
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12 VenguswamyK 337 73 15
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13 SegalP 328 71 15
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14 FeitelD 324 69 15
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15 FryedBetaKappa 316 65 00
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15 OlewnickB 316 65 00
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17 cruzich 315 62 15
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18 DixonD 314 59 15
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18 WangA 314 59 00
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20 KonkelT 309 54 15
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20 GambinoG 309 54 15
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22 BoyerA 308 51 15
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23 MattinglyD 300 47 15
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23 GrahamJ 300 47 00
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25 RichmondJ 288 44 15
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26 ZellwegerS 287 42 15
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27 BarthR 272 39 00
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28 KingJA 262 37 00
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29 DoyleE 254 35 15
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30 LiptonM 247 32 15
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31 HensleyB 237 30 00
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32 GroceV 235 28 15
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33 AdamKing 219 26 00
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34 MercureT 210 23 00
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35 CorriereC 195 21 00
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36 RaiaB 171 19 00
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37 IrwinK 160 15 00
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37 AndersonM2 160 15 00
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39 CrosslandC 154 12 00
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40 MorrisB 140 9 15
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40 Terry 140 9 00
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42 gabrysiakj 99 5 15
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43 randalleng 81 3 00
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44 MoyseyC 67 1 00
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Questions:

A small and a large Subway sandwich, laid end to end, would meet the literal meaning of this word, per its etymology. All the answers to this quiz meet its current English meaning. (14 letters)

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SESQUIPEDALIAN

This word is derived from the same book as, and is the antonym of, "lilliputian". (14 letters)

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BROBDINGNAGIAN

Owing perhaps to its ungainly Latinate multiplication of syllables, this adjective has been called the ugliest word for "beautiful". (15 letters)

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PULCHRITUDINOUS

Pseudoephedrine and antihistamines are among the medications that induce this process in the blood vessels, which might lead to a heightened reading from a sphygmomanometer. (16 letters)

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VASOCONSTRICTION

This word refers to the body's awareness of the relative location of its parts. (14 letters)

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PROPRIOCEPTION

Though it sounds like two words, this religious concept is often spelled as one, and stands in for the word חסד in Hebrew, mettā in Pali, or agape in Greek. (14 letters)

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LOVINGKINDNESS

There sure are a lot of similar prefixes that mean "half". This word for a 64th note shows off three of them. (18 letters)

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HEMIDEMISEMIQUAVER

This scientific paradigm, associated with Charles Lyell's writings on geology, is the assumption that the same laws have operated throughout time and space, producing today's observable conditions through a process of gradual change. (17 letters)

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UNIFORMITARIANISM

The adverb I'm looking for is, ____________________ for a word of its length, actually used with some frequency. (20 letters, works in the blank)

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UNCHARACTERISTICALLY

You might see this specialist if something is wrong with your ears, nose, or throat. (21 letters)

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OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGIST

If you've got a mathematical function and you're hoping to do some calculus with it, this might be the second-worst property for your function to have, after discontinuity. The absolute value function is a standard exemplar. (20 letters, noun form)

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NONDIFFERENTIABILITY

Had I applied this protocol to the answers in this quiz, the questions would appear in the order 12, 2, 7, 6, 11, 10, 5, 3, 1, 9, 8, 4. (15 letters)

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ALPHABETIZATION