Their result for The Lovecraft Vocabulary Challenge ...
You are a Miskatonic University Professor!
You got 16 answers right!
You may be in the dark about what's really dark and evil, but you're not ignorant. You've got a library of information at your fingertips - including an uncut copy of the Necronomicon (if you don't value your sanity, of course). It seems that if something dark and scary is happening, somebody's going to ask you to look into it. If I were you, I'd find some junior member of the staff to do it for you. In the meantime, brush up on your forbidden knowledge and go for the post-graduate course!
Well, only if you're through with life.
The correct answers in alphabetical order:
Antediluvian: Extremely old; archaic
Arcade: A long arched building or gallery
Archaean: Of the earliest geological age
Batrachian: Of or relating to vertebrate amphibians without tails, such as frogs and toads
Beetling: Projecting; overlapping
Boreal: Of or pertaining to the north
Chiaroscuro: A pictorial representation in terms of light and shade without regard to color
Connexion: An archaic form of the word "connection"
Cycad: A palm-like, cone-bearing evergreen plant
Cyclopean: Massive; huge
Dado: The lower portion of the wall of a room, decorated differently from the upper section, as with panels.
Febrile: Feverish; displaying qualties of having a fever
Foetor: An offensive odor; stench
Frore: Frozen or frosty
Fugue: A period of memory loss, often forgotten upon recovery
Gambrel: A usually symmetrical two-sided roof with two slopes on each side
Ganoid: A member of a family of fish characterized by armor-like carapace or scales
Gibbous: Possessing a hump; hunchbacked
Heterodox: Not in agreement with accepted beliefs
Icthyic: Related to or indicative of fish
Inchoate: Imperfectly formed or formulated
Ineluctable: Inescapable; incapable of evasion
Jocose: Humorous; playful
Levantine: Pertaining to non-Muslim peoples or cultures of what is now the Middle East
Montane: Pertaining to mountains or mountainous regions
Osseous: Pertaining to or containing bone
Palimpsest: Something having usually diverse layers or aspects apparent beneath the surface
Psychopomp: A person who conducts spirits or souls to the other world
Pullulate: To breed rapidly or abundantly
Rugose: Having lots of wrinkles
Scoriac: Containing the refuse of a smelted metal or ore
Shew: An archaic form of the word "show"
Stertorous: Characterized by heavy snoring
Swart: An archaic form of the word "swarthy"
Teliost: A member of a family of fish characterized by having bones
Verdure: The lush greenness of flourishing vegetation
Viand: An item of food
Vigintillion: A number consisting of a 1 followed by 63 zeroes
Viol: One of a family of stringed instruments having a fretted fingerboard, usually six strings, and a flat back and played with a curved bow
Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)
They scored 16% on vocabulary, higher than 26% of your peers.
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