12th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  v. speak about unimportant matters rapidly and incessantly; talk artlessly and childishly


Spelling Word: prattle
read [Esc]  a. having precedence, especially because of longer service


Spelling Word: precedential
read [Esc]  a. done with very great haste and without due deliberation


Spelling Word: precipitant
read [Esc]  n. intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules


Spelling Word: precocity
read [Esc]  n. condition of favoring or liking; tendency towards; preference


Spelling Word: predilection
read [Esc]  n. the act of gripping something firmly with the hands or the tentacles


Spelling Word: prehension
read [Esc]  a. tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length


Spelling Word: prolix
read [Esc]  v. make peace with; appease and render favorable


Spelling Word: propitiate
read [Esc]  v. put forward; offer for consideration or debate


Spelling Word: propound
read [Esc]  v. command against; banish; condemn or forbid as harmful or unlawful


Spelling Word: proscribe
read [Esc]  n. the fact or state of being signed with a pseudonym


Spelling Word: pseudonymity
read [Esc]  a. suggesting puzzlement; mocking; curious


Spelling Word: quizzical
read [Esc]  v. divide into branches or subdivisions; subordinate branchlike parts


Spelling Word: ramify
read [Esc]  n. the reestablishing of cordial relations


Spelling Word: rapprochement
read [Esc]  n. a light meal or repast; refreshment, especially with food or drink


Spelling Word: refection
read [Esc]  n. a renewal of youthfulness or vigor


Spelling Word: rejuvenescence
read [Esc]  n. a container where religious relics are stored or displayed, especially relics of saints


Spelling Word: reliquary
read [Esc]  n. sacrificing; giving up; state of having rejected your religious beliefs


Spelling Word: renunciation
read [Esc]  a. capable of being repaired; admitting of repair


Spelling Word: reparable
read [Esc]  n. person hardened in sin; person without moral scruples


Spelling Word: reprobate
read [Esc]  n. extreme dislike or aversion; opposition; conflict; resistance, in a physical sense


Spelling Word: repugnance
read [Esc]  v. cut down; change the way things are done in order to spend less money; economize


Spelling Word: retrench
read [Esc]  n. returning to a former state; turning in the opposite direction; a failure to maintain a higher state


Spelling Word: reversion
read [Esc]  n. small brook or stream; streamlet


Spelling Word: rivulet
read [Esc]  n. fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture; having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation


Spelling Word: rococo
read [Esc]  n. a small stream, brook, rivulet; a small channel, as for water


Spelling Word: runnel
read [Esc]  a. regarded as sacred and inviolable; too important to be changed


Spelling Word: sacrosanct
read [Esc]  a. lustful; suggestive of or tending to moral looseness


Spelling Word: salacious
read [Esc]  a. healthful; favorable to health; promoting health; wholesome


Spelling Word: salubrious
read [Esc]  n. ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight


Spelling Word: sapience
read [Esc]  a. resembling or having the qualities of soap


Spelling Word: saponaceous
read [Esc]  v. make object of satire; attack with satire; censure with keenness or severe sarcasm.


Spelling Word: satirize
read [Esc]  v. withdraw from an organization or communion


Spelling Word: secede
read [Esc]  a. diligent; hardworking; persevering and constant in effort or application


Spelling Word: sedulous
read [Esc]  a. of or relating to the stars or constellations; determined by daily motion of the stars


Spelling Word: sidereal
read [Esc]  n. having curves; a turn, curve, or intricacy


Spelling Word: sinuosity
read [Esc]  n. a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand


Spelling Word: sirocco
read [Esc]  v. repair or unite by using fusible metal alloy, usually tin and lead


Spelling Word: solder
read [Esc]  n. a very sleepy state; tending to cause sleep


Spelling Word: somnolence
read [Esc]  a. having or producing full, loud, or deep sound; impressive in style of speech; easy to feel


Spelling Word: sonorous
read [Esc]  n. a warship designed to operate under wate; capable of being immersed in water or functioning while submerged


Spelling Word: submersible
read [Esc]  v. act evasively in order to gain time, avoid argument, or postpone a decision


Spelling Word: temporize
read [Esc]  n. a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person


Spelling Word: threnody
read [Esc]  n. a reddish-brown or golden-brown color


Spelling Word: titian
read [Esc]  n. an edict of the Russian tsar; any order by an absolute or arbitrary authority


Spelling Word: ukase
read [Esc]  a. unrelieved or immoderate in intensity or severity; without exception; absolute


Spelling Word: unmitigated
read [Esc]  a. out of the ordinary; not customary or usual


Spelling Word: unwonted
read [Esc]  a. of or relating to the external sex organs


Spelling Word: venereal
read [Esc]  n. any of a family of bowed stringed instruments that preceded the violin family


Spelling Word: viol
read [Esc]  v. give new life or energy to; make more striking or animated


Spelling Word: vivify
read [Esc]  v. utter in a very loud voice


Spelling Word: vociferate
read [Esc]  n. band or rope made of twisted twigs or stems; strong flexible twig


Spelling Word: withe
read [Esc]  ad. with full knowledge and deliberation


Spelling Word: wittingly