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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)  collector and student of money, in particular of coins
E.g.The [___] had a splendid collection of antique coins.


Spelling Word: numismatist
Read [Esc] (3)  person regarded as stupid or awkward
E.g."Watch what you're doing, you clumsy oaf!" Bill shouted at the waiter who had drenched him with iced coffee.


Spelling Word: oaf
Read [Esc] (4)  not influenced by emotions; having actual existence or reality
E.g.Even though he was her son, she tried to be [___] about his behavior.


Spelling Word: objective
Read [Esc] (5)  destroy completely; do away with completely so as to leave no trace
E.g.The tidal wave would [___] several island villages,.


Spelling Word: obliterate
Read [Esc] (6)  universally present; being present everywhere
E.g.On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus is [___].


Spelling Word: omnipresent
Read [Esc] (7)  assault; attack
E.g.The islanders took shelter in mountain caves to escape the [___].


Spelling Word: onslaught
Read [Esc] (8)  prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous
E.g.Like many others who sought divine guidance from the oracle at Delphi, Oedipus could not understand the enigmatic [___] warning he received.


Spelling Word: oracular
Read [Esc] (9)  outsmart; trick; beat through cleverness and wit
E.g.By disguising himself as an old woman, Holmes was able to [___] his pursuers and escape capture.


Spelling Word: outwit
Read [Esc] (10)  extremely disturbed from emotion
E.g.When Kate heard the news of the sudden tragedy, she became too [___] to work and had to leave the office early.


Spelling Word: overwrought