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Daily Spelling Quiz #81

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counterattack
KOUN-tuhr-uh-tak  verb
<English<French<Latin + <French<Italian<Germanic
to assault in reprisal or retaliation


worm
wuhrm  noun
<English
any of numerous elongated soft-bodied animals


twain
twayn  noun
<English
a couple; a pair


sapphire
SAF-y-uhr  noun
<English<French<Latin<Greek<Hebrew<Sanskrit
a rich blue precious gemstone


trigonometry
trig-uh-NAWM-uh-tree  noun
<Greek
a branch of mathematics analyzing, and making calculations from, relations between sides and angles of triangles


engender
en-JEN-duhr  verb
<English<French<Latin
to beget; to cause to to exist; to bring forth


toparchy
TOH-pawr-kee; TAWP-awr-kee  noun
<Greek
a small state or district consisting of a few cities or towns


manumit
man-yuh-MIT  verb
<Latin
to set free, especially to release from slavery


torero
tuh-RER-oh  noun
<Spanish<Latin
a bullfighter


kraken
KRAW-kuhn  noun
<Norwegian
a fabulous Sacndinavian sea monster perhaps imagined on the basis of chance sightings of giant squids