Coadjutant – assistant, helper; helping reciprocally; cooperating; helping another or others, or with another or others.
Keysmash – a written form of internet slang; a random string of letters and symbols typed out on a keyboard or touchscreen, used to signal intense emotion in written communication; the action of typing out such a random string of letters or symbols; to use keysmashes to signal intense emotion in written communication.
Maumy – soft and insipid; mild, humid; pleasant, agreeable.
Sparple – to scatter; spread abroad; disperse; disseminate; rout; to deflect unwanted attention from one thing by making a big deal of another.
Poltroon – an abject or contemptible utter coward; a dastard; a mean-spirited person; a worthless wretch.
Interdigitate– to interlock like the fingers of two clasped hands; an interlocking of things with fingerlike projections; the interlocking of toothed or tongue-like processes.
Abnegate – renounce or reject something desired or valuable, to renounce or surrender a right or privilege; to deny oneself something valuable, cherished, or desired;
Rupestrine – appearing, growing or living on or among rocks.
Nabob – a Muslim official or governor under the Mogul empire; a person of conspicuous wealth or high status; any very wealthy, influential, or powerful person; a conspicuously wealthy man deriving his fortune in the east, especially in India during the 18th century with the privately held East India Company.
Eviscerate – to disembowel, remove the entrails or organs; remove the viscera from; deprive of essential parts; to weaken or to destroy; make ineffectual or meaningless.
Dele – to delete or mark a part of text for deletion; a proofreader’s sign indicating matter to be deleted.
Willowwacks – an uninhabited, wooded area.
Navette – a cut of jewel in the shape of a pointed oval; a jewel cut in such a shape; a gem, usually not a diamond, cut as a marquise.
Pukuriri – to be angry, cross, hostile, furious, fuming, livid, irate, incensed, outraged, infuriated; anger, wrath, hostility, enmity; stomach angry.
Hat tip: Paula Penfold
Eld – old age; former times; the past.
Threaper – one who asserts or argues pertinaciously; a contentious, argumentative person.
Rebus – a puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters; a representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound; a riddle made up of such pictures or symbols; an ornamental device associated with a person to whose name it punningly alludes.
Hat tip: Wordle
Zwodder – a drowsy and stupid state of mind and body; to become drowsy; fall asleep.
Snecklifter – one who goes from door to door, first footing, on New Year’s Eve; a burglar or ghost; a person who pokes his/her head into a pub to see if there’s anyone who might stand him/her a drink.