In an anti-dumbing down effort, I humbly submit and admit words that I had to look up while I was reading. Probably won't be a daily post, but you get the spirit of it. Feel free to add your own words in the comments.
context: Believer Mag, September 06, "Interactive Propaganda", page 25
looked up in Webster's New World Third College Edition
pu is sant (pyoo' i sent, pwis' ent, pyoo is' ent) adj. [OFr, powerful] (Now Chiefly Literary) powerful, strong
My sentence: I don't go out with guys who wear puissant after-shave.
What is your sentence?