The obscure word of the week is forswunk

This week’s obscure English word is forswunk. It’s an obsolete English term essentially meaning to be exhausted from over-work. There’s also forswink, which is the transitive verb form. It’s similar to last week’s word quanked, which means to be overcome with fatigue. Your challenge: write a sentence or two in the comments using either word. … More The obscure word of the week is forswunk

The obscure word of the week is quanked

This week’s obscure English word is quanked. It’s an obsolete English term essentially meaning to be forswunk, another obsolete word which I’ll explain next week. OK, this is like saying that the meaning of ‘abjure’ is ‘abnegate’, but hey… Your challenge: write a sentence or two in the comments using this word. Copyright © Matthew … More The obscure word of the week is quanked