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Daily Spelling Quiz #282

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!




junket
JUNGK-uht  noun
<English
an excursion, especially one by an official at public expense


traitor
TRAY-tuhr  noun
<Latin
one who betrays one's country or friends


blanch
blanch  verb
<English
to process by scalding (as vegetables or almonds); to whiten; to make pale


granule
GRAN-yool  noun
<Latin
a small grain or particle


gordian
GOHRD-ee-uhn  adjective
<ancient Asian name
intricate; complicated [a ~ knot]


amnesty
AM-nuhs-tee  noun
<Latin
a pardon, especially for political offenses


intermezzo
in-tuhr-MET-soh  noun
<Italian
a short piece of music, as between parts of a composition


versicolor
VUHRS-uh-kul-uhr  adjective
<Latin
variegated; iridescent; having various colors


infrangible
in-FRANJ-uh-buhl  adjective
<French<Latin
not capable of being broken [~ resolutions]


vacherin
vash-uh-RAN  noun
<French
any of various French or Swiss soft cheeses; a dessert consisting of meringue and a filling of ice cream or fruit