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Words that start with the letter Z


  1. The slang term for nothing at all?
  2. The peel of a citrus fruit used as flavouring?
  3. The spanish word for fox?
  4. School of Buddhism that originated during the Tang dynasty in China?

  5. A person who acts in a humorous and silly manner?
  6. A word meaning 'showing great enthusiasm and determination'?
  7. A line having abrupt alternate left and right turns?
  8. A province which united with Tanganyika in 1964 to form the country of Tanzania?
  9. A cheap, synthetic option for jewellery is 'cubic' what?
  10. Add this Norman French name to 'Ashby de la' to give the name of a Leicestershire market town?
  11. A term in German meaning spirit of the times?
  12. Fifth most populated city in Spain which lies by the Ebro river?
  13. A cell that is formed when a female reproductive cell and a male reproductive cell join?
  14. The 13th-largest island in Europe by area and the 4th most populous?
  15. Einstein graduated from a polytechnic school in this city in 1900?
  16. A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their political and religious ideals?
  17. A name that refers to a hill in the city of Jerusalem and also to the city itself?
  18. The last name of Danny who was a main character in Grease?
  19. A type of rigid airship named after its German inventor?
  20. A member of the perch family also known as the European pike perch?
  21. A small silk skullcap worn by Roman Catholic clergymen?
  22. George G. Blaisdell founded this manufacturing company in 1932 which produced lighters?
  23. What Americans call a courgette?
  24. Point opposite the nadir and vertically above the observer?
  25. A musical instrument shaped like a flat box, with many strings stretched across it?


  1. Zilch
  2. Zest
  3. Zorro
  4. Zen
  5. Zany
  6. Zealous
  7. Zigzag
  8. Zanzibar
  9. Zirconia
  10. Zouch
  11. Zeitgeist
  12. Zaragoza
  13. Zygote
  14. Zealand
  15. Zurich
  16. Zealot
  17. Zion
  18. Zuko
  19. Zeppelin
  20. Zander
  21. Zucchetto
  22. Zippo
  23. Zucchini
  24. Zenith
  25. Zither