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Daily Spelling Quiz #284

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ante
AN-tee  noun
<Latin
in poker the stake which each player must put into the pot before receiving cards 


snipe
snyp  noun
<Old Norse
a long-billed wading bird


hazardous
HAZ-uhr-duhs  adjective
<French
risky; dangerous


graspable
GRASP-uh-buhl  adjective
<English
capable of being seized, taken hold of, or understood


emulsify
ee-MUL-suh-fy  verb
<Latin
to convert two liquids into a milky substance in which fine droplets of one liquid are dispersed in the other (as oil and water)


doddery
DAWD-uhr-ee  adjective
<English
shaky, as from old age


incoherently
in-koh-HIR-uhnt-lee  adverb
<Latin
in a disjointed, illogical, unintelligible manner


hamadryad
ham-uh-DRY-ad  noun
<Latin<Greek
a nymph (minor nature goddess in mythology) of trees and woods, especially a nymph whose life begins and ends with a particular tree


ancilla
an-SIL-uh  noun
<Latin
an accessory; an aid in achieving or mastering something difficult; a helper [a most necessary ~ to literary appreciation]


aerolithology
er-oh-lith-AWL-uh-jee  noun
<Greek
the science that deals with meteorites