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Daily Spelling Quiz #156

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!




clinkerer
KLINGK-uhr-uhr  noun
<English<Dutch
one whose occupation is removing over-burned substances from furnaces or gas generators


strategy
STRAT-tuh-jee  noun
<Greek
a clever plan or method


trivet
TRIV-uht  noun
<English
a three-legged stand for pots or hot dishes


heifer
HEF-uhr  noun
<English
a young cow that has not produced a calf


merriment
MER-ee-muhnt  noun
<English
jubilation; festivity


protagonist
proh-TAG-uh-nist  noun
<Greek
the main character in a drama or novel


cachet
ka-SHAY  noun
<French
a seal or stamp that is used as a mark of official approval, as on a document


virtuoso
vuhr-choo-OH-soh  noun
<Italian
one with great skill in a fine art


blewits
BLOO-its  adjective
probably<English<French
an edible fungus that is pale violet when young


ellipticity
ee-lip-TIS-uh-tee  noun
<Greek
the amount of deviation of an ellipse from the form of a circle, or of a spheroid from the form of a sphere