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Daily Spelling Quiz #88

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talons
TAL-uhnz  noun plural
<English<French<Latin
the claws of a bird of prey


thumbscrew
THUM-skroo  noun
<English + <English<French<Latin
a screw with a flattened head that may be turned by the thumb and forefinger


carrier
KER-ee-uhr  noun
<English
a warship with a flight deck on which airplanes can take off and land


hundredth
HUN-druhdth  adjective
<English
being number 100 in a countable series


archery
AWRCH-uhr-ee  noun
<English<French
the skill of shooting with bow and arrows


shogunate
SHOH-guhn-uht  noun
<Japanese<Chinese
the office of an early military governor of Japan


domiciliated
dawm-uh-SIL-ee-ay-tuhd  verb
<Latin
provided with a place of residence


pancetta
pan-CHED-uh  noun
<Italian<Latin
unsmoked bacon used in Italian cuisine


yttrium
IT-ree-uhm  noun
<Swedish geographic name
a metallic chemical element included among the rare-earth metals (Y)


armistice
AWRM-uhs-tuhs  noun
<French<Latin
temporary suspension of hostilities; truce