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Daily Spelling Quiz #389

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nearsighted
NIR-syt-uhd  adjective
<English + <English
having better vision closer objects than for objects that are more distant myopic


siege
seej  noun
<Latin
the encirclement of a fortified place by an enemy intending to take it


Inca
INGK-uh  noun
<Spanish<Quechua
a member of the highly civilized Indian people that dominated ancient Peru until the Spanish conquest


immortal
im-MOHR-tuhl  adjective
<Latin
enduring; living forever


cuticolor
KYOO-tuh-kul-uhr  adjective
<Latin
having the color of flesh


orthography
ohr-THAWG-ruh-fee  noun
<Greek
correct spelling


trochaic
troh-KAY-ik  adjective
<French<Latin<Greek
consisting of prosodic feet of two syllables in verse in which the first syllable is stressed and the second is unstressed


pirouette
pir-oo-ET  noun
<French
a whirling on one foot or the point of the toe


fluoroscope
FLUHR-uh-skohp  noun
<ISV<(L&Gk)
a machine for examining internal structures by observing the shadows cast on a fluorescent screen by objects through which X-rays are directed


nimbed
nimd  adjective
<Latin
having a halo