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I'm writing an article about using rarely used English words and how to learn and use them. As an example I'd like to find an alternate way of saying "rarely used" I believe there should be one word for this in the English language.

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Use obscure or esoteric; neither exactly means rare, but both fit your context.

  • thanks, I like "esoteric". Now I realize that in this particular context I want to use a word like "esoteric" particularly because it's esoteric to many people. – legork Jul 6 '14 at 17:25

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