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Daily Spelling Quiz #283

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counterattack
KOUN-tuhr-uh-tak  verb
<Latin + <Italian
to use force against an enemy in retaliation for their military action against you


savvy
SAV-ee  noun
<Portuguese
shrewdness or understanding


filmscript
FILM-skript  noun
<English + <Latin
a copy of the text of a movie


privy
PRIV-ee  adjective
<Latin
privately informed about [~ to the secret password]


evocative
ee-VAWK-uh-tiv  adjective
<Latin
tending to call forth or summon memories or imagination [~ details of the battle]


galvanic
gal-VAN-ik  adjective
<Italian name
of, or producing, an electric current


referendum
ref-uh-REN-duhm  noun
<Latin
the submission of a law to the direct vote of the people


duodenum
(doo-oh-DEEN-uhm), (doo-AWD-uhn-uhm)  noun
<Latin
the first section of the small intestine, below the stomach


violaceous
vy-uh-LAY-shuhs  adjective
<latin
of the color violet


drosometer
droh-SAWM-uh-tuhr  noun
<French<Greek
an instrument for measuring the weight of dew deposited on a body