12th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

 Grade 12: Quiz Card - 6
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read [Esc]  a. consisting of or containing lignin or xylem

Spelling Word: ligneous
read [Esc]  a. relating to, near, or on the side toward the tongue; relating to speech or language

Spelling Word: lingual
read [Esc]  v. look on or treat a person as celebrity; visit famous places in order to revere them

Spelling Word: lionize
read [Esc]  a. moving and bending with ease

Spelling Word: lithesome
read [Esc]  n. a flat surface, of stone or metal, is treated to absorb or repel ink in the desired pattern; a print produced by lithography

Spelling Word: lithograph
read [Esc]  a. of or relating to litigation; showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

Spelling Word: litigious
read [Esc]  a. of or relating to a coastal or shore region

Spelling Word: littoral
read [Esc]  n. an arm of the sea, especially when narrow or partially landlocked

Spelling Word: loch
read [Esc]  n. a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

Spelling Word: lode
read [Esc]  a. emitting light not caused by heat

Spelling Word: luminescent
read [Esc]  n. the property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses

Spelling Word: luxuriance
read [Esc]  v. pave by laying and compacting successive layers of broken stone, often with asphalt or hot tar

Spelling Word: macadamize
read [Esc]  n. the position of magistrate; the office or function of a magistrate

Spelling Word: magistracy
read [Esc]  a. harmful or evil in intent or effect

Spelling Word: maleficent
read [Esc]  a. relating to the lower jaw, either the upper or lower part of the bill of a bird

Spelling Word: mandibular
read [Esc]  v. free from slavery or servitude

Spelling Word: manumit
read [Esc]  n. stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere; hibernates in winter

Spelling Word: marmot
read [Esc]  a. insincerely emotional; showing a sickly excess of sentiment

Spelling Word: mawkish
read [Esc]  a. flowing or dropping like honey; sweetly or smoothly flowing, especially in sound

Spelling Word: mellifluous
read [Esc]  n. white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality

Spelling Word: merino
read [Esc]  n. after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body

Spelling Word: metempsychosis
read [Esc]  n. substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself

Spelling Word: metonymy
read [Esc]  a. willing to face danger; having a proud and unbroken spirit

Spelling Word: mettlesome
read [Esc]  n. a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter; caliper for measuring small distances

Spelling Word: micrometer
read [Esc]  n. research with the use of microscopes

Spelling Word: microscopy
read [Esc]  v. have force or influence; bring about an effect or change

Spelling Word: militate
read [Esc]  n. assistance in time of difficulty

Spelling Word: ministration
read [Esc]  n. petty details; small particular or detail; a minute or trivial matter of fact

Spelling Word: minutia
read [Esc]  n. hatred of marriage; the emotion of intense dislike marriage

Spelling Word: misogamy
read [Esc]  n. a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year; any books of prayers or devotions

Spelling Word: missal
read [Esc]  n. letter; written message; a written communication

Spelling Word: missive
read [Esc]  a. in the current fashion or style

Spelling Word: modish
read [Esc]  v. shed or cast off hair or feathers

Spelling Word: molt
read [Esc]  n. a warning of impending danger; cautionary advice about something imminent; a firm rebuke

Spelling Word: monition
read [Esc]  n. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator, not restricted by a constitution, laws or opposition

Spelling Word: monocracy
read [Esc]  n. a mania restricted to one thing or idea

Spelling Word: monomania
read [Esc]  a. capable of wounding; biting or given to biting

Spelling Word: mordacious
read [Esc]  a. dying; in dying state; approaching death; about to die

Spelling Word: moribund
read [Esc]  n. branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants

Spelling Word: morphology
read [Esc]  n. bare end of nose between nostrils

Spelling Word: muffle
read [Esc]  n. a Muslim legal expert who is empowered to give rulings on religious matters

Spelling Word: mufti
read [Esc]  n. a worker who drives mules

Spelling Word: muleteer
read [Esc]  n. liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit

Spelling Word: munificence
read [Esc]  n. any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents

Spelling Word: naphtha
read [Esc]  n. the act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators

Spelling Word: nasalization
read [Esc]  n. a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography; a list of people who died recently

Spelling Word: necrology
read [Esc]  n. one who practices magic or sorcery; one who practices divination by conjuring up the dead

Spelling Word: necromancer
read [Esc]  n. a tract of land used for burials

Spelling Word: necropolis
read [Esc]  n. the death of one or more cells in the body, usually within a localized area, as from an interruption of the blood supply to that part

Spelling Word: necrosis
read [Esc]  n. a modern religious movement that seeks to incorporate beliefs or ritual practices from traditions outside the main world religions

Spelling Word: neopaganism
read [Esc]  a. situated down or below; lying beneath, or in the lower part; having a lower position; lower; under;

Spelling Word: nether
read [Esc]  n. the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders

Spelling Word: neurology