11th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  v. disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of


Spelling Word: repudiate
read [Esc]  a. firm, unyielding, or determined; having decided purpose


Spelling Word: resolute
read [Esc]  n. usually short interval of rest or relief; delay in punishment


Spelling Word: respite
read [Esc]  a. inclined to keep silent; reserved; uncommunicative.


Spelling Word: reticent
read [Esc]  v. worship; regard with feelings of respect or honor


Spelling Word: revere
read [Esc]  n. a deceitful and unreliable person; a dishonest or worthless person


Spelling Word: rogue
read [Esc]  n. a moderate orange to orange yellow; a shade of yellow tinged with orange


Spelling Word: saffron
read [Esc]  a. prominent or protruding; projecting outwardly; moving by leaps or springs


Spelling Word: salient
read [Esc]  a. tending to improve; beneficial; favorable to health


Spelling Word: salutary
read [Esc]  n. a metal urn with a spigot at the base; used in Russia to boil water for tea


Spelling Word: samovar
read [Esc]  a. excessively or hypocritically pious; possessing sanctity; sacred; holy; saintly; religious


Spelling Word: sanctimonious
read [Esc]  a. cheerfully confident; optimistic; of healthy reddish color; ruddy


Spelling Word: sanguine
read [Esc]  a. disdainful or ironically humorous; cynical; scornful and mocking


Spelling Word: sardonic
read [Esc]  a. exactly and carefully conducted; by extreme care and great effort; cautious


Spelling Word: scrupulous
read [Esc]  a. worldly rather than spiritual; not specifically relating to religion; lasting from century to century


Spelling Word: secular
read [Esc]  a. caused by earthquake or earth vibration; earthshaking


Spelling Word: seismic
read [Esc]  a. endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness; consciously perceiving


Spelling Word: sentient
read [Esc]  n. gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck


Spelling Word: serendipity
read [Esc]  a. slavish; suitable to slave or servant; relating to servitude or forced labor


Spelling Word: servile
read [Esc]  n. laziness; apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue; any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals


Spelling Word: sloth
read [Esc]  a. filthy; unethical or dishonest; dirty; foul; morally degraded


Spelling Word: sordid
read [Esc]  v. spend wastefully; fail to take advantage of; lose a chance for


Spelling Word: squander
read [Esc]  n. inactivity of liquids; without current or circulation


Spelling Word: stagnation
read [Esc]  a. having no motion; being at rest; fixed; stationary


Spelling Word: static
read [Esc]  a. firm and dependable especially in loyalty; loyal and committed in attitude


Spelling Word: staunch
read [Esc]  v. accuse; condemn; mark as wicked


Spelling Word: stigmatize
read [Esc]  v. eat until excessively full; be more than full; feed someone to excess


Spelling Word: surfeit
read [Esc]  n. one that takes position of another; substitute


Spelling Word: surrogate
read [Esc]  a. equivalent in effect or value


Spelling Word: tantamount
read [Esc]  n. boldness; rashness; foolhardy disregard of danger


Spelling Word: temerity
read [Esc]  a. restrained; self-controlled; moderate in degree or quality


Spelling Word: temperate
read [Esc]  a. capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector, or against attempts to take or process


Spelling Word: tenable
read [Esc]  a. sticking together; stubbornly unyielding; holding together firmly


Spelling Word: tenacious
read [Esc]  a. long and thin; slender; having little substance


Spelling Word: tenuous
read [Esc]  n. extended scolding; long angry or violent speech


Spelling Word: tirade
read [Esc]  n. stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; excellent quality used to test excellence or genuineness of others


Spelling Word: touchstone
read [Esc]  v. advertize in strongly positive terms; praise excessively; show off


Spelling Word: tout
read [Esc]  a. oily; composed of oil or fat; characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness


Spelling Word: unctuous
read [Esc]  a. showing a high degree of refinement


Spelling Word: urbane
read [Esc]  v. seize and hold power or rights of another by force or without legal authority


Spelling Word: usurp
read [Esc]  a. dull and unimaginative; lacking taste or flavor


Spelling Word: vapid
read [Esc]  v. treat with great respect and deference; consider hallowed or be in awe of


Spelling Word: venerate
read [Esc]  n. appearance of truth; probability; likelihood


Spelling Word: verisimilitude
read [Esc]  n. everyday speech of people, as distinguished from literary language; natural style; standard native language of a country or locality


Spelling Word: vernacular
read [Esc]  n. trace; remains; indication that something has been happened


Spelling Word: vestige
read [Esc]  v. annoy; disturb, especially by minor irritations; be a mystery or bewildering to


Spelling Word: vex
read [Esc]  a. practical or workable; capable of maintaining life; capable of continuing effectiveness


Spelling Word: viable
read [Esc]  a. acting as substitute; done by deputy; experienced at secondhand


Spelling Word: vicarious
read [Esc]  v. debase; degrade; spread negative information about


Spelling Word: vilify
read [Esc]  v. clear from blame; exonerate; maintain, uphold, or defend


Spelling Word: vindicate
read [Esc]  a. extremely poisonous or harmful in its effects; bitterly hostile


Spelling Word: virulent
read [Esc]  a. tending to vary often or widely, as in price; inconstant or fickle; tending to violence


Spelling Word: volatile
read [Esc]  a. unrestrained; willfully malicious; immoral or unchaste


Spelling Word: wanton
read [Esc]  a. full of wishful yearning or longing; sadly thoughtful


Spelling Word: wistful
read [Esc]  a. enthusiastic; filled with or motivated by zeal


Spelling Word: zealous