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Weekly Vocabulary Challenge #1

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  • Practice

    Answer a few questions on each word. Get one wrong? We'll ask some follow-up questions. Use it to prep for your next quiz!

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    Test your spelling acumen. See the definition, listen to the word, then try to spell it correctly. Beat your last streak, or best your overall time. Spellers of the world, untie!

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  1. ardor

    feelings of great warmth and intensity
  2. cynosure

    something that strongly attracts attention and admiration
  3. gossamer

    characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
  4. inviolable

    incapable of being transgressed or dishonored
  5. lucid

    having a clear mind
  6. placate

    cause to be more favorably inclined
  7. scintillate

    be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
  8. serendipity

    good luck in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries
  9. winsome

    charming in a childlike or naive way
  10. mollify

    cause to be more favorably inclined
Created on November 12, 2012
(updated November 12, 2012)

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