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Words that End in X

While the letter X is rarely used in the beginning of words, there are plenty of words that end in X. So, ehether you are playing a word game or looking for a rhyming word, below are some popular categories and examples of words ending in X.

Animals that end in X

  • Oryx: large African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns
    • The dangerous horns on the oryx were 2 feet long!
  • Lynx: short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
    • The bobcat is the only lynx that can live in habitats other than forests. 
  • Apteryx: nocturnal flightless bird of New Zealand having a long neck and stout legs; only surviving representative of the order Apterygiformes
    • The kiwi is a little apteryx that has no wings. 

Places that end in X

  • Apex: the highest point (of something)
    • After 4 hours of hiking, the boys were happy to reach the apex of the inactive volcano.
  • Vertex: the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
    • They followed the pathway in the park until they reached the vertex.

Words that describe people

  • Lax: lacking in rigor or strictness
    • The lax professor allowed the students to turn in late homework. 
  • Prolix: tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length
    • The prolix author was known for her entertaining adventure novels. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Complex: difficult to analyze or understand
    • Using the tablet for their health was a complex idea for the seniors. 
  • Unisex: not distinguished on the basis of sex
    • The daycare nurses though that unisex idea for children’s clothes was very helpful. 

Words that describe a place/event

  • Borax: Cheap or tawdry, referring to furniture or other works of industrial design.
    • The borax theater set used flashy chests and jewelry to create a treasure vault. 
  • Faux: not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
    • The huge theme park had faux african, moroccan, and dinisaur cities. 

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