These really were some interesting words and I'm glad I took the time to look them up in the dictionary.
I hope you enjoyed them, too.
Fantods = a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness; the willies.
Orrery = an apparatus for representing the positions, motions, and phases of the planets, satellites, etc., in the solar system.
Ponce = a pimp; a campily effeminate male.
Excrescence = an abnormal outgrowth, usually harmless, on an animal or vegetable body; a normal outgrowth, as hair or horns; any disfiguring addition.
Fealty = fidelity; faithfulness.
Plinth = a square base or a lower block, as of a pedestal.
Praxis = convention, habit, or custom; a set of examples for practice.
Golem = In Jewish folklore, a figure artificially constructed in the form of a human being and endowed with life.
Glaive = a sword or broadsword.
Cosplayer = One who takes part in cosplay, which is a subculture centered on dressing as characters from manga, anime, tokusatsu and video games and, less commonly, Japanese live action TV shows, fantasy movies or Japanese pop music bands.
Aeruginous = bluish-green; like verdigris.