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Daily Spelling Quiz #338

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apathy
AP-uh-thee  noun
<Greek
lack of emotion; indifference


robot
ROH-bawt  noun
<Czechoslovakian<Slavic
a mechanical device, operating automatically, seemingly in a human way


behest
bee-HEST  noun
<English
a command or earnest request


imperative
im-PER-uh-tiv  adjective
<Latin
absolutely necessary; urgent


sortie
SOHR-tee  noun
<French
a quick raid; one mission by a single military airplane


patina
puh-TEE-nuh  noun
<French<Italian
a fine greenish crust on bronze or copper, formed by oxidation


muumuu
MOO-moo  noun
<Hawaiian
a woman's long, loose Hawaiian-style dress


hafiz
HAWF-iz  noun
<Arabic
a Muslim who knows the Koran by heart, used as a title of respect


adagio
uh-DAW-joh; uh-DAW-zhoh  adverb
<Italian
slowly (used as a direction in music)


easel
EE-zuhl  noun
<Latin
an upright frame to hold an artist's canvas