jocose \joh-KOHS, juh-, adjective: given to or characterized by joking; jesting; humorous; playful: a jocose and amusing manner.
abiogenesis \ey-bahy-oh-JEN-uh-sis, ab-ee-oh-, noun: Biology. the now discredited theory that living organisms can arise spontaneously from inanimate matter; spontaneous generation.
slumgullion \sluhm-GUHL-yuhn, SLUHM-guhl-, noun: a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.
largesse \lahr-JES, LAHR-jis, noun: 1. generous bestowal of gifts. 2. the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed. 3. Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
pokelogan \POHK-loh-guhn, noun: Northeastern U.S. marshy or stagnant water that has branched off from a stream or lake.
twain \tweyn, adjective: two.
pilcrow \PIL-kroh, noun: a paragraph mark.
suppletory \SUHP-li-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, adjective: supplying a deficiency.
wight \wahyt, adjective: active; nimble.
borborygmus \bawr-buh-RIG-muhs, noun: a rumbling or gurgling sound caused by the movement of gas in the intestines.