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Daily Spelling Quiz #295

Enter in your spelling into the box next to the pronunciation. When you are finished, click the submit button at the bottom of the page. Do not put in any spaces or punctuation. Capitalization doesn't matter. Good luck!




amble
AM-buhl  verb
<Latin
to walk in a leisurely way


sheepishly
SHEEP-ish-lee  adverb
<English
in a shy or bashful way


foil
foil  verb
<French
to keep from being successful; to thwart


epigram
EP-uh-gram  noun
<Greek
a terse, witty, pointed statement


foliage
FOH-lee-ij  noun
<Latin
leaves, as of a plant or tree


ignoramus
ig-nuh-RAY-muhs  noun
<Latin
a stupid person


chalice
CHAL-uhs  noun
<Latin
a cup; a cup for Communion wine


epiglottis
ep-uh-GLAW-tuhs  noun
<Greek
the thin cartilage lid that covers the windpipe during swallowing


prolusory
proh-LOOZ-uh-ree  adjective
<Latin
of, or characteristic of, a preface, warm-up, or trial period [This ~ exercise will help you to understand the main problem.]


blasphemously
BLAS-fuh-muhs-lee  adverb
<Greek
in a profane, sacrilegious manner