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Spelling UIL, 2011-2012

List #: 21917

Keywords/tags: Spelling Bee, 8th

Created: 01/05/2014

Modified: 01/05/2014

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Unit 1 (30 words)

abhorrent, abracadabra, abruptness, absolute, abstinence, accelerando, acceleration, acceptable, accompanist, addict, admissible, adolescence, adversity, advocate, aerobatics, aggressive, agnostic, alabaster, alleviate, ambiguity, ambulatory, amenable, amorous, analytic, anesthesia, announcement, antecedent, anthology, anticipation, apologist

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Unit 2 (30 words)

appaloosa, apportionment, aromatic, arpeggio, asphyxiate, assiduous, assimilate, asylum, attentive, attribute, audacious, aurora, authenticate, automaton, automobile, awestruck, backstroke, baguette, band-aid, bandanna, baneful, banister, barometric pressure, barracuda, barrier reef, basalt, beauteous, befuddlement, beguile, benefactress

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Unit 3 (28 words)

beneficiary, beseech, beveled, bewilderment, bibulous, biodiversity, biological, biotechnology, blank verse, bloodcurdling, blueprint, borscht, botanist, boutonniere, breadwinner, breathlessness, briefcase, brokerage, brusque, bulimia, bullying, bureaucratic, businessperson, busybody, buttermilk, bylaw, bystander, byte

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Unit 4 (30 words)

cacao, calamari, calculating, Canadian, capacity, carnivorous, cataclysm, catalog, catastrophe, cauliflower, censorship, certificate, charisma, cholesterol, chromosome, circumference, citation, classified, cloister, cognition, cohesion, coincident, combustible, comedienne, comparative, compensation, competence, complacency, conceive, concentric

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Unit 5 (29 words)

condominium, conflagration, conscientious, contemptuous, continuous, convalescent, correspondent, cortisone, cosmopolitan, credibility, crevasse, cryogenics, cumulus, curvature, customary, dalmatian, dappled, data processing, deactivation, deadline, debut, debutante, decisive, declension, decommission, decompose, dedication, deflation, defunct

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Unit 6 (30 words)

deliberate, demarcate, demitasse, deplorable, depressurize, despicable, despondency, detonation, detriment, diabetes, dignified, diphtheria, dirigible, discerning, discourage, discourtesy, disintegrate, disposal, disregard, disreputable, distraught, distribute, ditty, dodder, dogmatic, domestic, domination, Doppler radar, dowager, downgrade

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Unit 7 (29 words)

drupe, earphone, eclipse, effortlessly, Egyptian, electrolyte, elephant, eliminate, elliptic, eloquence, embankment, employment, enclosure, encouragement, engineering, enterprising, enunciate, environmental, epilepsy, equatorial, equestrian, equidistant, equivalence, escalation, espousal, espresso, ethanol, everlasting, excellence

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Unit 8 (29 words)

exceptional, excitable, exclusiveness, exertion, exoskeleton, expectancy, expedient, expertise, exploitation, expostulate, extreme, extrovert, exultation, face-to-face, falsification, fascination, fatherly, fatuity, feebleminded, feline, fiberglass, figurine, filtration, fireproof, flagship, fluency, flycatcher, foible, follicle

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Unit 9 (29 words)

fool's gold, foolhardy, foreordain, forestation, forgiveness, formaldehyde, forsooth, forthcoming, forthwith, fortunate, fourscore, fraternize, free enterprise, fricassee, frijole, frippery, frijol, frontiersman, fructose, fugue, fulfillment, full-service, functionary, funicular, futon, futuristic, fuzziness, gainsay, galleon

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Unit 10 (29 words)

gallivant, garnishment, gaseous, gastropod, gaudiness, gearbox, Gemini, genealogy, genuine, geomagnetic, ghostwrite, gigahertz, gimmicky, gingivitis, gizmo, glass ceiling, glazier, glistened, glorification, glower, goldenrod, goober, Gothic, graciousness, graffito, granulate, graphically, graphite, grassland

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Unit 11 (29 words)

gratify, greasepaint, greathearted, Grecian, griminess, grisly, grotesqueness, grouchiness, groupie, grubstake, grudgingly, guernsey, guidepost, guinea pig, guzzling, habitable, hachure, haddock, hairsplitter, hardheaded, harmfully, harmonization, harpooner, harvest moon, haughtily, healthiness, heat exhaustion, heavyweight, hemisphere

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Unit 12 (29 words)

heptagonal, heritage, heroism, heterogeneous, hieroglyphic, hireling, hodgepodge, Holstein, homecoming, homespun, homicidal, homing pigeon, hopefulness, horrendous, hospitality, hourglass, household, hovel, hoyden, hullabaloo, humbug, humorous, hundredth, hyperventilation, hypnotist, hypotension, hypothermia, hypothesis, ichthyology

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Unit 13 (30 words)

ideogram, idiomatic, ignorance, iguana, ill-advised, imagination, immediately, impairment, impassioned, impassive, impediment, imperious, impersonal, implode, impossibility, impoverish, inadmissible, inadvertent, inarticulate, incisive, incitement, incognito, incombustible, incompetent, inconclusive, inconspicuous, incredible, increment, incubate, indebtedness

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Unit 14 (29 words)

indicate, indigo, indisposed, indulgence, infantile, inflationary, infuriate, inheritance, innuendo, inscrutable, insufficiency, invasive, ionosphere, ironic, issuance, iteration, jabot, jack-in-the-box, jaggedly, janitorial, January, jealousy, jittery, John Doe, jokester, jokingly, jollification, jonquil, journeying

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Unit 15 (30 words)

joystick, juncture, juneberry, junket, junto, juror, kerf, keynote, kickstand, killdeer, kilobyte, kindliness, kindred, knapsack, knavery, kneecap, knickers, kohl, kosher, krill, krypton, laconically, lambskin, lamentable, landscaping, lapel, larkspur, latency, latitude, laudably

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Unit 16 (29 words)

lavishly, lawbreaker, leadership, lecturing, legate, legato, legislation, lengthwise, letterhead, lexical, libeler, liberated, liberation, licence, lieutenancy, life expectancy, lifeline, lightheartedness, likelihood, limitless, lineal, lingo, liquidation, lithography, loathsome, locomotion, long-distance, lotion, lowbrow

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Unit 17 (30 words)

low-spirited, luau, luminescence, lymphatic, magnesia, magnetic, magnification, malpractice, management, managerial, mandate, maneuverable, manifesto, manipulator, marathoner, marina, martyr, marzipan, mascot, matinee, mayhem, measurement, metabolism, metaphysics, metastasis, meteorite, mimeograph, mincemeat, minstrel, mispronounce

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Unit 18 (30 words)

moccasins, modifier, molasses, momentous, monogamous, monophonic, monotonous, mortgage, motherboard, motivation, mountaineering, mournfully, mozzarella, multiplication, murkiness, muscular, myriad, namely, nankeen, nanotechnology, narcosis, nasal cavity, nasturtium, nationalize, Native American, naturalist, naturalization, nauseous, nearsightedness, nebula

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Unit 19 (27 words)

necessary, negative, negligence, neighborhood, nervousness, nevertheless, newscaster, nightingale, nightmarish, nobility, noise pollution, nom de plume, no-man's-land, nominally, noncontagious, nongovernmental, nonmilitant, nonrandom, nonsense, nonstandard, northern lights, nosedive, nostril, nothingness, nubble, numerate, nuptial

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Unit 20 (30 words)

nylon, obediently, obese, obligation, obsessive, obviousness, occupier, occurring, octagonal, off-limits, ogle, old-fashioned, onerous, oozing, opaqueness, open-minded, operable, opportune, opposition, optical illusion, optimum, optionally, oracle, oratorical, orchestral, ordinariness, ordination, organic, ornamented, orphanage

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Unit 21 (29 words)

orthopedist, oscilloscope, outgrowth, outmaneuver, outpouring, outrigger, overachiever, overpopulate, overturn, overweening, overzealous, ownership, oxygen mask, oyez, ozone, packsaddle, painkiller, panhandle, paprika, parabola, parallelism, paramedic, paranoid, parasite, parliament, participant, pathogenic, peaceable, pentameter

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Unit 22 (30 words)

peppermint, perceptible, periodical, permanence, permissive, persecute, personify, perspective, pestilent, philanthropy, phooey, physique, pinafore, pinnacle, pithy, plausible, plurality, pomegranate, popularity, possessive, preamble, preposterous, procedure, prodigy, proofread, prosperous, provision, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, pursue

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Unit 23 (30 words)

putrefaction, quantum, quarter horse, quavering, queasiness, questionably, quibble, quicksilver, quick-witted, quitting, quivering, quizzically, quoit, quota, quotation mark, rabble, rabies, radiology, radiosonde, radius, rain forest, rapidity, ratchet, readership, realign, realization, reconsider, recriminate, recyclable, reenact

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Unit 24 (29 words)

reflection, reformation, refrigerator, regardless, regretfully, rehearse, religious, reminiscent, rendezvous, researcher, respectable, restoration, resurgent, retractile, rhombus, Richter scale, rigmarole, riotous, roadrunner, Roman candle, rosette, roughshod, routinely, rowdiness, rubric, ruffian, rugby, rumored, rumpus

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Unit 25 (30 words)

run-on sentence, rutabaga, rye bread, sacramental, sacrificial, safflower, sagebrush, sainthood, salaried, salvo, sanitarian, sapling, sarcastic, satisfactory, sauerkraut, scathing, scholarship, seafarer, search engine, sedimentary, selenium, seventh, severe, shadowy, skiff, sleepwalk, smithereens, snaggletooth, sonnet, sonority

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Unit 26 (30 words)

sophomore, spasmodic, sprocket, squeegee, statuette, stature, steeplechase, stipend, stranglehold, subtrahend, successor, succotash, succumb, sufferance, sumptuous, superficial, superscript, superstition, supposition, suspend, tabulate, tailor-made, taro, taxpayer, telecommute, teletypewriter, tempered, temporal, terminate, terrestrial

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Unit 27 (30 words)

territorial, theorem, thighbone, thousandth, three-dimensional, throughout, timidity, togetherness, tonality, tormentor, torsion, tortuous, totalitarian, transcription, transformative, transitive, transmitter, transparency, treadle, trellis, tripartite, trite, triumphal, trounce, truce, trudge, tubercle, tureen, turmoil, turtledove

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Unit 28 (30 words)

tuxedo, twerp, typewriter, typhoid, tyranny, ulcer, ultramarine, ultraviolet, unabridged, unaccustomed, unadulterated, unanimous, unappeasable, unassuming, uncomfortable, underestimate, undernourished, ungracious, unintelligible, unnecessarily, unsaturated, untenable, upstanding, usurer, utensil, utilization, vaccination, vagary, vanishing point, varlet

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Unit 29 (30 words)

varmint, vaudeville, vellum, ventriloquist, vermicelli, vibrancy, videocassette, videographer, viewpoint, vigilant, vinegary, viola, virulent, visionary, visitant, vivid, voice mail, voile, vortex, votive, vouchsafe, waggery, waif, wainscot, wampum, wasteland, watchfulness, watercolor, water-resistant, whalebone

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Unit 30 (19 words)

whoosh, withe, witted, wizen, workmanship, worsted, wriggler, wristwatch, wrought iron, xylem, yak, yammer, yes-man, yoga, yore, zeta, zillion, zing, zloty