11th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  n. a promotional statement; a short description of a book, movie, or other product for promotional purposes


Spelling Word: blurb
read [Esc]  a. middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional


Spelling Word: bourgeois
read [Esc]  n. quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression


Spelling Word: brevity
read [Esc]  v. introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce


Spelling Word: broach
read [Esc]  n. over regulated administrative system


Spelling Word: bureaucracy
read [Esc]  v. grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly


Spelling Word: burgeon
read [Esc]  v. give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly or humorously


Spelling Word: burlesque
read [Esc]  n. rhythmic rise and fall of words or sounds; beat


Spelling Word: cadence
read [Esc]  v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering


Spelling Word: cajole
read [Esc]  a. youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers


Spelling Word: callow
read [Esc]  n. frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech


Spelling Word: candor
read [Esc]  a. fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly


Spelling Word: capricious
read [Esc]  v. criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication


Spelling Word: castigate
read [Esc]  n. purging or cleansing of any passage of body


Spelling Word: catharsis
read [Esc]  a. broadly sympathetic; universal; related to Roman Catholic Church


Spelling Word: catholic
read [Esc]  a. capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action


Spelling Word: caustic
read [Esc]  n. state of being unmarried; single life


Spelling Word: celibacy
read [Esc]  a. of or relating to the cervix of the uterus; relating to the neck


Spelling Word: cervical
read [Esc]  n. divine gift; great popular charm or appeal of political leader


Spelling Word: charisma
read [Esc]  n. quack; one who pretends to knowledge, skill, or importance


Spelling Word: charlatan
read [Esc]  a. hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger


Spelling Word: choleric
read [Esc]  n. art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances


Spelling Word: choreography
read [Esc]  a. carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious


Spelling Word: circumspect
read [Esc]  n. a shrill, narrow-tubed war trumpet; a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone


Spelling Word: clarion
read [Esc]  n. mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act


Spelling Word: clemency
read [Esc]  v. combine; fuse; grow together; come together so as to form one whole; unite


Spelling Word: coalesce
read [Esc]  a. having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception


Spelling Word: cognizant
read [Esc]  n. tendency to keep together; sticking together of particles of the same substance


Spelling Word: cohesion
read [Esc]  a. contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions


Spelling Word: complacent
read [Esc]  n. participation; involvement as partner or accomplice, especially in crime or other wrongdoing


Spelling Word: complicity
read [Esc]  n. applying pressure; encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required


Spelling Word: compression
read [Esc]  a. brief and compact; expressing much in few words


Spelling Word: concise
read [Esc]  n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things


Spelling Word: concord
read [Esc]  n. a state of cooperation; agreement of results or opinions; acting together


Spelling Word: concurrence
read [Esc]  a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time


Spelling Word: concurrent
read [Esc]  v. excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with


Spelling Word: condone
read [Esc]  v. call on or summon by sacred name or in solemn manner; implore earnestly; practice magical arts


Spelling Word: conjure
read [Esc]  n. specialist; person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts


Spelling Word: connoisseur
read [Esc]  v. appoint to a clerical posts; dedicate to a deity by a vow; render holy by means of religious rites


Spelling Word: consecrate
read [Esc]  a. compatible; in agreement or harmony with


Spelling Word: consonant
read [Esc]  v. habitually associate with someone; keep company


Spelling Word: consort
read [Esc]  n. a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country


Spelling Word: consul
read [Esc]  n. the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; any disease easily transmitted by contact


Spelling Word: contagion
read [Esc]  a. scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect


Spelling Word: contemptuous
read [Esc]  a. quarrelsome; disagreeable; marked by heated arguments or controversy


Spelling Word: contentious
read [Esc]  a. possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual.


Spelling Word: contingent
read [Esc]  n. an activity without interruption; the period of time during which something continues


Spelling Word: continuance
read [Esc]  a. nature of, or being a contradiction; mutually exclusive; opposing


Spelling Word: contradictory
read [Esc]  a. festive; occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company


Spelling Word: convivial
read [Esc]  a. plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply


Spelling Word: copious
read [Esc]  a. secretive; not openly acknowledged or displayed


Spelling Word: covert
read [Esc]  n. standard of judging; any approved or established rule or test


Spelling Word: criterion
read [Esc]  v. reach the highest or most decisive point; rise to summit


Spelling Word: culminate