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We Bet You Can't Pass This 6th Grade Spelling Test

These words came directly from my old sixth grade spelling test

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  1. [peyn]

    Sentence: Alvie caught up a handful of sand, and flung it lightly against the [peyn].

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pane

    Noun One of the divisions of a window or the like, consisting of a single plate of glass in a frame.

  2. [tran-send]

    Sentence: This was an issue [tran-send]ing party politics

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    Transcend

    Verb Go beyond, rise above, cut across

  3. [in-shoo r]

    Sentence: Proceeds from its North Sea drilling rigs will [in-shoo r] corruption and kleptocracy on a Nigerian scale.

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    Insure

    Verb To guarantee against loss or harm.

  4. [kuh-miz-uh-reyt]

    Sentence: She went over to [kuh-miz-uh-reyt] with Rose due to her unfortunate circumstances.

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    Commiserate

    Verb To express or feel sympathy or pity; sympathize.

  5. [pruh-fyoo-zhuh n]

    Sentence: A rich [pruh-fyoo-zhuh n] of wildflowers

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    Profusion

    Noun A great quantity or amount (often followed by of).

  6. [suhb-tuh-rey-nee-uh n] <br />

    Sentence: [Suhb-tuh-rey-nee-uh n] explorers puzzled over the mysterious red door that cut off access to underground tunnels leading to the bunker.

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    Subterranean

    Adjective Existing, situated, or operating below the surface of the earth; underground.

  7. [kuh m-buhs-tuh-buh l]

    Sentence: Highly [kuh m-buhs-tuh-buh l] paint thinne.

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    Combustible

    Adjective Able to catch fire and burn easily.

  8. [gilt] <br />

    Sentence: There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and [gilt] of made-for-TV awards shows.

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    Gilt

    Verb To coat with gold, gold leaf, or a gold-colored substance.

  9. [koh-ur-shuh n]

    Sentence: If [koh-ur-shuh n] is willing, then yes.

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    Coercion

    Noun The act of coercing; use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.

  10. [oh-mish-uh n] <br />

    Sentence: The [oh-mish-uh n] of contributor information on future reports should not be assumed to be an oversight.

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    Omission

    Noun The act of omitting.

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