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Daily Spelling Quiz #79

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uncouth
uhn-KOOTH  adjective
<English
lacking in polish and grace


amazingly
uh-MAYZ-ing-lee  adverb
<English
in a surprising or astonishing manner


shoo
shoo  interjection
<English
go away! get out!


procure
proh-KYOOR  verb
<Latin
to obtain; to get possession of; to acquire


precinct
PREE-singkt  noun
<English<Latin
a voting district


committeeman
kuh-MIT-ee-man  noun
<English<Latin + <English
a party leader in a political ward


redoubt
ruh-DOUT  noun
<French<Italian<Latin
a defensive work; a stronghold; a breastwork


orienteering
ohr-ee-uhn-TIR-ing  noun
<Latin
a cross country race in which each participant uses a map and compass to navigate between checkpoints along an unfamiliar course


triglycerides
try-GLIS-uh-rydz  noun plural
<Greek + <Greek + ECF
compounds (esters) derived from the chief component of fats and oils


Boyg
boig  noun
<Norwegian
a formless or pervasive obstacle, problem, or enemy