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/ək'sɛləreɪt/ v. Syn. speed; hasten
move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected


Spelling Word: accelerate
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/'ækəleɪd/ n. Syn. praise
award of merit; expression of approval; praise


Spelling Word: accolade
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/ædmɒ'nɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. warning
gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning


Spelling Word: admonition
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/ə'lu:ʒ(ə)n/ n. Syn. metaphor
indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor


Spelling Word: allusion
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/ærɪs'tɒkrəsɪ/ n.
hereditary nobility; privileged class


Spelling Word: aristocracy
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/ə'sɪdjʊəs/;/ə'sɪdʒʊəs/ a. Syn. diligent; persistent
constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent


Spelling Word: assiduous
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/bɪ'smɜrtʃ/ v.
soil, smear so as to make dirty or stained


Spelling Word: besmirch
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/kə'kɒfənəs/ a. Syn. discordant; inharmonious
discordant; inharmonious; sounding harshly; ill-sounding


Spelling Word: cacophonous
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/kændə(r)/ n. Syn. frankness
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech


Spelling Word: candor
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/kə'prɪʃəs/ a. Syn. unpredictable; fickle; arbitrary
fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly


Spelling Word: capricious