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Daily Spelling Quiz #147

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heliport
HEL-uh-pohrt  noun
<Greek + <English
a landing and take off place for a helicopter


ambulance
AM-byuh-luhnts  noun
<French<Latin
a vehicle equipped to carry the sick or injured


finespun
FYN-spun  adjective
<English + <English
developed with extreme care, skill, and delicacy


recant
ruh-KANT  verb
<Latin
to renounce formally one's previous beliefs or remarks


foozled
FOOZ-uhld  verb
probably <German
bungled; managed awkwardly or unskillfully


deterrence
duh-TUHR-uhnts  noun
<Latin
the act of discouraging or preventing from happening


patriarch
PAY-tree-awrk  noun
<Greek
the father and head of a family


extravaganza
ek-strav-uh-GAN-zuh  noun
<Italian
a spectacular theatrical production


hibachi
hi-BAWCH-ee  noun
<Japanese
a small, charcoal-burning grill


rectitudinous
rek-tuh-TOOD-uh-nuhs  adjective
<English<French<Latin
piously self-righteous; having the highest morals and integrity