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Daily Spelling Quiz #87

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fancily
FAN-suh-lee  adverb
<English<French<Latin<Greek
elaborately; ornately


infrequently
in-FREE-kwuhnt-lee  adverb
<Latin+<Latin + Ecf
not often


figurine
fig-yuh-REEN  noun
<French<Italian<Latin
a small carved or molded figure


dissimulate
di-SIM-yuh-layt  verb
<Latin
to hide under a false appearance with intent to deceive


nemesis
NEM-uh-sis  noun
<Greek
a formidable rival or opponent


pitchblende
PICH-blend  noun
<German
a brown to black mineral containing radium that is the chief ore-mineral source of uranium


seneschal
SEN-uh-shuhl  noun
<English<French<Germanic
a bailiff, steward, or majordomo of a great medieval lord


umfaan
UHM-fawn  noun
<Afrikaans
a boy employed in southern Africa to perform general work


cirrhosis
suh-ROH-suhs  noun
<Greek
a chronic progressive disease of the liver


dystocia
di-STOHSH-ee-uh  noun
<Greek
slow or difficult labor or delivery