A (Revised, Partial) List of Very Fantasy Words

Real, not newly-minted, words, I almost never encounter outside a fantasy RPG or novel. Newest entries are bolded.

Adamant
Analect
Barrow
Caer
Chronicle
Cozen
Cthonic
Deliquesce
Dexter
Dimunition
Deosil
Dour
Draught
Eerie
Ethereal
Fane
Fel
Flagon
Froward
Geas
Glyph
Imbue
Justicier
Harrow/harrowers
Lanthorn
Legerdemain
Lucubration
Miscibility
Oculus
Offal
Orrery
Ossuary
Oubliette

Palimpsest
Periapt
Phial
Phylactery
Potable
Puissant
Querulous
Quaff

Raconteur
Reliquary
Rill
Scry
Souk (or souq)
Sup
Sward
Taciturn
Tincture
Tome
Troth
Tunic

Venerable
Wain
Welkin
Widdershins

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About okcstephens

Owen K.C. Stephens Owen Kirker Clifford Stephens is the Starfinder Design Lead for Paizo Publishing, the Freeport and Pathfinder RPG developer for Green Ronin, a developer for Rite Publishing, and the publisher and lead genius of Rogue Genius Games. Owen has written game material for numerous other companies, including Wizards of the Coast, Kobold Press, White Wolf, Steve Jackson Games and Upper Deck. He also consults, freelances, and in the off season, sleeps.

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