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Daily Spelling Quiz #59

Enter in your spelling into the box next to the pronunciation. When you are finished, click the submit button at the bottom of the page. Do not put in any spaces or punctuation. Capitalization doesn't matter. Good luck!




misspelling
mis-SPEL-ing  noun
<English + <English<French<Germanic + Ecf
having the wrong sequence of letters in a word


briefcase
BREEF-kays  noun
<English<French<Latin + <English<French<Latin
a flat, flexible bag for carrying papers and other business related items


appalling
uh-PAWL-ing  adjective
<English<French<Latin
shocking; horrifying


enunciate
ee-NUNT-see-ayt  verb
<Latin
to pronounce clearly and distinctly; to utter articulate sounds


inapplicable
in-uh-PLIK-uh-buhl  adjective
<Latin
not suitable; not pertaining to the point in question


phloem
FLOH-uhm  noun
<Greek
the vascular tissue through which food is distributed in a plant


virgule
VUHR-gyool  noun
<French<Latin
a diagonal line (/) used in dates or fractions


neologism
nee-AWL-uh-jiz-uhm  noun
<French<Greek
a new word or new word usage


atoll
uh-TAWL  noun
<Maldive island name
a ring-shaped coral island surrounding a lagoon


orismology
ohr-uhz-MAWL-uh-jee  noun
<Greek
the science of defining technical terms