20132014 Spelling Bee Study Guide

2013-2014 Spelling Bee Study Guide
A list of words for students to practice from the ABC Unified School District

ABC Unified School District
Academic Services
2013-2014 Spelling Bee
Word Study Guide

 

hippocampus
dehydration
urgent
ritual
wallow
rancid
accommodate
deplorable
fraudulent
thematic
subtle
cultivate
turquoise
acquaint
delusion
planetarium
accuse
succeed
tortoise
pillage
acumen
gauntlet
heliotrope
announce
salute
tutorial
dialogue
addendum
regimen
harmonious
misery
flashback
hexapod
addressee
buoyant
carcinoma
erosion
valid
suspension
idolatry
adrift
censorship
obfuscate
adorn
baffle
symphony
cranium
ambush
lexicology
embryology
poison
honorable
bandanna
sullen
anniversary
cynical
perceptive
refundable
zany
tapioca
ardent
tincture
combustible
rumor
quest
misfortune
aardvark
argue
indigestion
terrazzo
giraffe
gigantic
topography
traumatic
arrogance
gratifying
deduction
zealous
chaos
tyrant
quadrant
discrete
bankrupt
surrogate
gymnasium
flammable
capsule
dynamic
criticize
boulevard
brief
collaborate
yacht
temperament
annoy
wrestle
regulation
caffeine
bureaucracy
immobilize
preface
fortify
thorough
flippant
burglar
ceremonious
fractious
glamour
bandage
identity
foliage
camouflage
testimonial
rehabilitate
frightened
recommend
specimen
wharf
geometric
carnivorous
eloquence
coronation
motivate
muffled
gladiator
rebellious
cashier
cinnamon
grandeur
embarrassment
blunder
alternate
haiku
criminal
colleague
gibberish
urgency
thunderous
xylophone
thermostat
captivate
column
reciprocal
apprehension
audit
pioneer
enumerate
rivalry
compatible
legitimate
hierarchy
endanger
unstable
transfusion
assume
bibliography
indulge
structural
texture
deciduous
vociferous
bouillon
strategy
replenish
verify
delicacy
hysteria
suspicious
banish
domestic
behavior
foresight
depressant
ramshackle
commotion
romantic
swelter
emphasize
eulogy
precocious
dichotomy
tambourine
remittance
plaintive
columnist
primary
gimmick
utopian
dilemma
reminisce
telepathic
benevolence
stagger
quarrel
transition
relic
vengeance
dosage
incident
quotient
dysfunction
precise
gnome
ecstatic
capsize
vestige
pasture
elocution
barnacle
tantrum
employ
cavalier
gumption
beautiful
soldier
ethical
amateur
entrepreneur
environment
pamphlet
rendezvous
incapable
erroneous
overwhelming
titanium
gadget
existence
orchestra
absolute
humiliation
expertise
obsolescent
opportunity
extravagance
nauseous
preposterous
hydrangea
vacant
facsimile
mortgage
sacerdotal
jostle
lecture
raspberry
kennel
prestigious
feather
miscellaneous
intersection
abrasive
legato
interrupt
vilify
revival
inkling
mental
fervor
inaugurate
pantomime
thermometer
mausoleum
reconciliation
supple
linguistics
fulminating
reservoir
shepherd
tournament
poultry
tribunal
vivacious
gasconade
loquacious
rejuvenate
parochial
rasorial
symmetrical
ration
avert
gnarled
imperceptible
patriarch
therapeutic
surgeon
superintendent
peasant
recognition
contradiction
duet
cavity
gorgeous
spectacular
remittent
peninsula
whimsical
visionary
symptom
buffet
gratuitous
permeable
absurd
spontaneity
proliferation
crescendo
hieroglyphs
satellite
necessary
lawyer
unanimous
impairment
physique
skirmish
repartee
poltergeist
unconstitutional
schedule