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8 Obscure Book-Related Words You Need to Know

These are quite a challenge!

There is no shortage of weird, obscure, and specific words in the English language. Here are a few cool ones about books, reading, and writing.

1. Abibliophobia

   The fear of running out of things to read


2. Librocubicularist

   A person who reads in bed


3. Logolept

   A lover of words


4. Elucubration

   Reading or writing by candlelight


5. Loganamnosis

   Obsession with recalling a forgotten word


6. Bibliobibuli

   One who reads excessively, to the point where they are said to be “drunk” on books


7. Verbicide

   A distorting of the original meeting of a word


8. Prolix

   Too lengthy or containing too many words

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