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Daily Spelling Quiz #200

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clarinet
kler-uh-NET  noun
<French<Italian
a single reed woodwind instrument


rupture
RUP-chuhr  verb
<English<French<Latin
to break apart


postdoctoral
pohst-DAWK-tuh-ruhl  adjective
<Latin
relating to advanced academic or professional work after the attainment of a doctorate degree


malaria
muh-LER-ee-uh  noun
<Italian
an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes


hypothesis
hy-PAWTH-uh-suhs  noun
<Latin<Greek
an unproven theory tentatively accepted to explain certain facts


ramen
RAW-muhn  noun
<Japanese
quick-cooking egg noodles usually served in a broth with bits of meat and vegetables


egregious
uh-GREE-juhs  adjective
<Latin
remarkably bad; flagrant


horologium
hohr-uh-LOH-jee-uhm  noun
<Latin<Greek
a timepiece


weimaraner
WY-muh-rawn-uhr  noun
<German place name
a large, gray, short-haired sporting dog


nociceptive
noh-see-SEP-tiv  noun
<Latin
responding to pain or injury (said of receptors or protective reflexes in the body)