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Daily Spelling Quiz #449

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seaworthiness
SEE-wuhr-thee-nuhs  noun
<Latin + <English
being fit to travel by water


knavish
NAYV-ish  adjective
<English
like a rogue; dishonest; fraudulent


insufferable
in-SUF-uhr-uh-buhl  adjective
<Latin
intolerable; unbearable


iridesce
ir-uh-DES  verb
<Greek
to show rainbow-like colors


sessile
SES-uhl  adjective
<Latin
permanently attached; not free to move around


valence
VAY-luhnts  noun
<Latin
the degree of combining power of an element


ennoble
en-NOH-buhl  verb
<English<French<Latin
to elevate in degree or excellence


thrombophlebitis
thrawm-boh-fluh-BY-tuhs  noun
<Greek
inflammation of a vein especially one with a blood clot 


neprolith
NEP-ruh-lith  noun
<Greek
a kidney stone


passimeter
puh-SIM-uh-tuhr  noun
<English + <Greek
a turnstile on a subway platform