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List Rules Feeling queasy? Vote for which English words gross you out the most!

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Some words just really gross us out! They make us cringe and turn away. It's that nails-on-a-chalkboard kind of feeling. Maybe because they're the name of something we don't like, as is likely the case with "pus." Gross! Others just don't feel okay to say. Milky? Come on! I'm squirming right now! 

Word aversions are similar to phobias. We hear certain words and just have a visceral response to them, an annoyance or nauseous feeling. Luckily this happens in reverse, too! So words like love and beautiful, make us feel happy and all warm inside. But this list isn't about being fuzzy and cuddly - it's about being GROSSED OUT!    

Look this list over, but be prepared to feel disgusted, queasy, revolted, and repelled. Like a car accident you slowly drive by on the freeway or a slasher film you can't pull your eyes away from - this list will have you squeamish, abhorred and simply grossed out! Vote up the grossest, most disgusting sounding words below.

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Pus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Pus A white/yellowish liquid formed on the site of a wound or infection. 

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Moist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Moist Sightly damp, wet, or humid.

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Seepage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Seepage The slow escape of a liquid or gas through small holes or porous material.

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Phlegm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Phlegm A liquid secreted by mucous membranes. 

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Smegma is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Smegma Buildup of skin and other crud found between the foreskin and penis.

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Bae is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Bae

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Jizz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Jizz When one jizzes.

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Splooge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Splooge An abrupt discharge of fluid.

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Ooze is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Ooze (of a fluid) slowly trickle or seep out of something.

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Discharge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Discharge A ladies special cottage cheese

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Fester is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Fester Of a wound or sore that becomes septic; suppurate.

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Loogie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Loogie A large wad of spit or phlegm, i.e. lung cookie

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Mucus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Mucus A slippery secretion produced by and covered by mucous membranes. 

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Squits is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Squits Yorjshire slang for diarrhea

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Secrete is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Secrete To produce a discharge or substance.

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Diarrhea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words

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Squirt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words

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Yolo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words

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Sputum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words

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Curd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Curd A dairy product obtained by curdling milk. Can substitute soy. 

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Snot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Snot Liquid nasal secretions or mucous.

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Twerk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Twerk To shake your butt up and down.

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Putrid is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Putrid (of organic matter) decaying or rotting and emitting a fetid smell

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Orifice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Orifice An orifice is any opening, mouth, hole, or vent, as of a pipe, plate, or a body. 

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Suckle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Suckle To feed (a baby or young animal) from the breast or teat.

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Vomit is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Vomit To eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

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Larva is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Larva the active immature form of an insect, especially one that differs greatly from the adult and forms the stage between egg and pupa

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Bulbous is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Bulbous Rounded or swollen looking. 

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Puke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words

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Yeast is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Yeast a type of fungus

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Slurp is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Slurp To eat or drink (something) with a loud sloppy sucking noise.

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Congeal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Congeal To solidify or coagulate, espiecailly by cooling. 

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Pimples is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Pimples A small, hard inflamed spot of the skin. 

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Engorge is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Engorge cause to swell with blood, water, or another fluid

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Swag is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Swag

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Nubbin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Nubbin A small lump or residual part.

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Menstruate is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Menstruate (of a woman) discharge blood and other material from the lining of the uterus as part of the menstrual cycle

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Lard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Lard fat from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and clarified for use in cooking

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Gristle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Gristle cartilage, especially when found as tough, inedible tissue in meat

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Veiny is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Veiny Full of veins, having many veins. 

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Fungus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Fungus A fungus is any member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.

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Spunk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Spunk

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Smear is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Smear To coat or mark something messily with a greasy or sticky substance. 

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Clunge is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Clunge "Wading through the clunge".

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Pubescent is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Pubescent

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Damp is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Damp Slightly wet. 

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Chunk is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Chunk A large portion or piece of something. 

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Milky is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Milky Milk colored, containing milk. 

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Rekt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Rekt

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Ointment is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Grossest Sounding English Words
Ointment A smooth oily preparation that is rubbed on the skin for medicinal purposes or as a cosmetic.