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Read [Esc] (1)  worthy of note or notice; remarkable; important
E.g.Today the head cook was shaking, for the [___] chef Julia Child was coming to dinner.

Spelling Word: notable
Read [Esc] (2)  relating to marriage or wedding ceremony
E.g.Reluctant to be married in a traditional setting, they decided to hold their [___] ceremony at the carousel in Golden Gate Park.

Spelling Word: nuptial
Read [Esc] (3)  extremely fat; grossly overweight
E.g.It is advisable that [___] people try to lose weight.

Spelling Word: obese
Read [Esc] (4)  having distinctive odor; emitting an odor; sweet of scent; fragrant
E.g.This variety of hybrid tea rose is more [___] than the one you have in your garden.

Spelling Word: odorous
Read [Esc] (5)  having total knowledge; knowing everything
E.g.I do not pretend to be [___], but I am positive about this fact.

Spelling Word: omniscient
Read [Esc] (6)  burdensome or oppressive; not easily borne; wearing
E.g.He asked for an assistant because his work load was too [___].

Spelling Word: onerous
Read [Esc] (7)  varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; lustrous
E.g.The oil slick on the water had an [___], rainbow-like sheen.

Spelling Word: opalescent
Read [Esc] (8)  impenetrable by light; not transparent; not reflecting light; having no luster
E.g.The [___] window shade kept the sunlight out of the room.

Spelling Word: opaque
Read [Esc] (9)  given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
E.g.The candidate was too [___] to be a successful politician; he had not yet learned to weigh his words carefully.

Spelling Word: outspoken
Read [Esc] (10)  supervise; manage; watch over and direct; examine or inspect
E.g.This caseworker had about 100 cases to [___], which is four times the recommended number.

Spelling Word: oversee