Spelling Words for 12th Grade (List 6)

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High School Words: Spelling Words for 12th Grade (List 6)

mire
v. cause to sink or become stuck in; hinder, entrap, or entangle
misconception
n. mistaken thought, idea, or notion; erroneous conception; false opinion
momentum
n. product of a body's mass and its velocity; impelling force or strength; impetus
morbid
a. caused by disease; pathological or diseased; unhealthy or unwholesome
mutation
n. change; alteration, either in form or qualities.
mystical
a. having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
narcotic
n. addictive drug, such as opium, that reduces pain, alters mood and behavior; inducing sleep
narrate
v. to give an account or tell the story of
necessitate
v. make necessary or indispensable; render unavoidable
nefarious
a. very wicked; infamous by being extremely wicked
negotiate
v. discuss the terms of an arrangement
neural
a. of or relating to neurons; relating to a nerve or the nervous system
nucleus
n. central or essential part around which other parts are gathered or grouped; core
obituary
n. death notice; list of dead
oblique
a. having slanting or sloping direction, course, or position; inclined
oblivion
n. condition or quality of being completely forgotten; official overlooking of offenses; amnesty
obnoxious
a. causing disapproval or protest; very annoying or objectionable; offensive
obscene
n. offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; repulsive; disgusting
obtuse
a. lacking in insight or discernment; stupid
opaque
a. impenetrable by light; not transparent; not reflecting light; having no luster
optics
n. the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of ligh; optical properties
opulent
a. rich and superior in quality
oratory
n. place of orisons, or prayer; chapel or small room set apart for private devotions
ordinance
n. decree; authoritative command or order
organic
a. simple and healthful and close to nature
organism
n. living being; system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
overture
n. an opening or aperture; recess; introductory section or part, as of a poem
pacify
v. ease anger or agitation of; make calm or quiet; end war or violence
panorama
v. complete view in every direction.
parry
v. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
parse
v. analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to a sentence
passive
a. lacking in energy or will; peacefully resistant in response to injustice
patron
n. a person who gives financial or other support to people or activity; regular customer
pensive
a. deeply, often dreamily thoughtful; engaged in serious thought or reflection; contemplative
permeate
v. spread or flow throughout; pervade
personage
n. form, appearance, or belongings of a person; external appearance, stature, figure, air
perspective
n. appearance of things; view, outlook, or vista
pertinent
a. having precise or logical relevance; pertaining or relating
pervasive
a. pervading; spread throughout every part
pessimistic
a. expecting the worst possible outcome
phenomenal
a. exceedingly or unbelievably great
pictorial
a. evoking lifelike images within the mind; pertaining to or consisting of pictures
pigment
n. substance used as coloring; dry coloring matter
pilgrimage
n. a journey to a sacred place
pinnacle
n. peak; tall pointed formation, such as mountain peak
piteous
a. deserving or inciting pity; causing feelings of sympathy
plebeian
a. crude or coarse; unrefined or coarse in nature or manner; common or vulgar
pliable
a. flexible; yielding; easily bent or shaped
populate
v. inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; fill with inhabitants
portal
n. a grand and imposing entrance; a short vein that carries blood into the liver
portly
a. inoffensive expression of fat; stout
precept
n. rule or principle prescribing particular action or conduct; authorized direction or order
precinct
n. district or division of city; place or enclosure by definite limits
pregnant
a. expecting a baby; carrying within the body or being about to produce new life
prelude
n. introduction; forerunner; preliminary or preface
preoccupy
v. occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance
prestige
n. impression produced by achievements or reputation; recognized distinction or importance
profess
v. state freely; practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about; confess one's faith in, or allegiance to
proficient
a. skilled; expert; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
progression
n. sequence; act of moving forward toward a goal
prophylactic
a. defending or protecting from disease or infection
prose
n. essay; ordinary speech or writing; commonplace expression or quality