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/'mɛt(ə)l/ n. Syn. courage; spirit
quality of endurance and courage; good temperament and character

Spelling Word: mettle
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/'mʌndeɪn/ a. Syn. worldly; earthly; secular
belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; concerned with commonplaces; ordinary

Spelling Word: mundane
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/'nɔ:tɪk(ə)l/ a. Syn. marine; maritime; naval
relating to ships, sailors, or navigation

Spelling Word: nautical
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/'nɛt(ə)l/ v. Syn. annoy; vex
cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; vex

Spelling Word: nettle
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/'nɔɪsəm/ a.
foul-smelling; offensive by arousing disgust; harmful or dangerous

Spelling Word: noisome
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/ə'blɪvɪəs/ a. Syn. forgetful
inattentive or unmindful; lacking all memory; forgetful

Spelling Word: oblivious
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/'ɒbsəli:t/ a. Syn. outmoded; antiquated
no longer useful; outmoded; antiquated

Spelling Word: obsolete
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/pænɪ'dʒɪrɪk/ n.
formal or high praise; formal eulogistic composition intended as public compliment

Spelling Word: panegyric
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/pɪ'kju:nɪərɪ/ a.
relating to money; requiring payment of money

Spelling Word: pecuniary
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/'plætɪtju:d/;/-tu:d/ n.
dullness; insipidity of thought; commonplace statement; lack of originality

Spelling Word: platitude