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Read [Esc] (1)  sprinkle; disseminate; cause to separate and go in different directions
E.g. Still, it’s kind of hilarious to watch them [___] from the light.

Spelling Word: scatter
Read [Esc] (2)  structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
E.g. I undressed hastily, and sought [___] from cold and darkness in my crib.

Spelling Word: shelter
Read [Esc] (3)  wide-ranging knowledge; complex; intellectually appealing
E.g. We could have secured our homeland -- investing in [___] new protection for our ports, our trains and our power plants.

Spelling Word: sophisticated
Read [Esc] (4)  stated explicitly or in detail; definite
E.g. FBI officials stressed that they were aware of no [___] plot to attack any other aircraft.

Spelling Word: specific
Read [Esc] (5)  sew; knit; fasten or join with or as if with thread
E.g. Three hours she gave to [___], with gold thread, the border of a square crimson cloth, almost large enough for a carpet.

Spelling Word: stitch
Read [Esc] (6)  utmost height; highest point of a mountain
E.g. I'm not totally convinced that the government or any certain [___] is going to provide that, frankly.

Spelling Word: summit
Read [Esc] (7)  swing; move back and forth or sideways; win approval or support for; convince
E.g. At this moment the crowd began to [___] and struggle, and voices shouted, "It's him! it's him! he's coming himself!"

Spelling Word: sway
Read [Esc] (8)  showing a natural gift for something
E.g. It aims to promote the sharing of information and ideas, for teachers and parents, on the education of the gifted and [___].

Spelling Word: talented
Read [Esc] (9)  tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; progressing very slowly
E.g. Truckers say a ban would slow deliveries and make what they call a [___] job worse.

Spelling Word: tedious
Read [Esc] (10)  slight but noticeable partiality; line or surface that departs from the vertical
E.g. I request to adjust the [___] of my writing table.

Spelling Word: tilt