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Spelling Bee Units 9-12

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incorrect
not correct
incomplete
not complete or total
value
regard highly
valuable
of great importance or use or service
entangle
twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
enrich
make better or improve in quality
bicycle
a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
biannual
Happening twice a year.
scribe
someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
scribble
write down quickly without much attention to detail
agency
a business that serves other businesses
chimney
a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
blindfold
a cloth used to cover the eyes
trombone
a brass instrument consisting of a long tube whose length can be varied by a U-shaped slide
tomorrow
the day after today
thrown
caused to fall to the ground
coastal
along the edge or coast of an ocean
throat
the passage to the stomach and lungs
telescope
an instrument which make faraway objects appear closer
episode
film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
soldier
an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
buffalo
large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
growth
something grown or growing
bowling
a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over
boastful
bragging, always talking about how great she is
approach
the act of drawing spatially closer to something
Rhode Island
The capital city of this state is Providence
South Carolina
The capital city of this state is Columbia
Kentucky
The capital city of this state is Frankfort
New Jersey
The capital city of this state is Trenton
grammar
The rules that control the meaning of a sequence of language symbols.
calendar
a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
prescribe
to order or recommend a treatment
describe
give a description of
ready
In a state of preparedness for any given purpose or occasion.
across
to the opposite side
endanger
put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
enjoy
take delight in
oboe
a slender double-reed instrument
foe
a personal enemy
inadequate
Not good enough
insane
very foolish
global
involving the entire earth
solar
Pertaining to the sun.
attorney
a professional person authorized to practice law
thief
a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
receive
get something
ceiling
the overhead upper surface of a room
Oklahoma
The capital city of this state is Oklahoma City
New Mexico
The capital city of this state is Santa Fe
tongue
a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
league
an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
disrupt
interfere in someone else's activity
erupt
force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
interrupt
interfere in someone else's activity
rupture
state of being torn or burst open
bimonthly
occurring twice a month
biweekly
occurring twice a week
indentify
to notice and recognize
dynamite
an explosive that makes things blow up
enlighten
make understand
excitement
the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
recognize
perceive to be the same
apologize
to be sorry for actions
analyze
To examine minutely or critically.
fright
cause fear in
misspell
spell incorrectly
misprint
to print wrong
misjudge
to estimate wrongly
misfortune
Bad luck; trouble; an unlucky event
inspect
look over carefully
spectacles
eyeglasses
spectator
a close observer, someone who looks at something closely
prospect
someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
patient
a person who requires medical care
everyone
including every person
achieve
to gain with effort
believe
accept as true
valueless
of no value
evaluate
give your opinion of what happened
license
a legal document giving official permission to do something
tiger
large cat of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes
diagnose
determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
decompose
to rot or decay
New York
The capital city of this state is Albany
Nevada
The capital city of this state is Carson City
fantasy
something many people believe that is false
greedy
selfish