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