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Daily Spelling Quiz #85

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diagonal
dy-AG-uh-nuhl  adjective
<Latin<Greek
running from corner to corner


hoodlum
HOOD-luhm  noun
<unknown
a thug; ruffian


flora
FLOHR-uh  noun
<Latin
plant life; plants


trilobite
TRY-luh-byt  noun
<Greek
an extinct marine arthropod


benign
buh-NYN  adjective
<English<French<Latin
tending to promote happiness or a favorable result; wholesome


unpronounceable
un-proh-NOUNS-uh-buhl  adjective
<English<French<Latin + Ecf
cannot be uttered articulately


crochet
kroh-SHAY  verb
<French<Scandinavian
to do needlework consisting of the interlocking of looped stitches formed with a single thread and a hooked needle


conusable
KAWN-yuh-zuh-buhl  adjective
<French
capable of being judiciously examined; subject to legal jurisdiction


wienerwurst
WEE-nuhr-wuhrst  noun
<German
Vienna sausage; frankfurter


papagayo
paw-puh-GY-oh  noun
<Costa Rican geographic name
a violent northerly wind along the coast of Central America