Spelling Words

date 3-13-14

Anguish

noun-excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain

verb with object-to inflict with distress, suffering, or pain

verb without object-to suffer, feel, or exhibit anguish

Capacious

capable of holding much; spacious or roomy

Elicit

to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke

Forestall

1 to prevent, hinder, or thwart by action in advance

2 to act beforehand with or get ahead of; anticipate

3 to buy up (goods) in advance in order to increase the price when resold

4 to prevent sales at (a fair, market, etc.) by buying up or diverting goods

Levity

1 lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of appropriate seriousness or earnestness

2 fickleness

3 lightness in weight

Obliterate

to remove or destroy all traces of; do away with; destroy completely
The Dukes of Hazzard: Bo destroys Daisy's car

Propensity

1 a natural inclination or tendency

2 favorabl disposition or partiality

Regurgitate

verb without object: to surge or rush back, as liquids, gases, undigested food, etc.

verb with object: to give back or repeat, especially something not fully understood or assimilated

Waive

1 to refrain from claiming or insisting on; give up; forgo

2 to put aside for the time; defer; postpone; dispense with

3 to put aside or dismiss from consideration or discussion

Zenith

1 the point on the celestial sphere vertically above a given position or observer

2 a highest point or state