Spelling Challenge No15

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Spelling

Spelling can be challenging in English due to the many exceptions and irregularities in the language. These Activities are designed to help you improve your spelling skills by learning and practicing commonly misspelled words. The exercises will help you to identify patterns and rules in spelling, and to memorize the correct spellings of words. By participating in these Activities, you will have a better chance of spelling words correctly in your written English.

Vocabulary

Did you know that there are over 600,000 words in English? That's a lot of words, and far more than any human being could ever manage to learn. Even Shakespeare only used around 55,000 different words in all of his works. Mind you, he did actually invent quite a few of them. To get a good mastery of English, you do need to expand your vocabulary as much as possible. The more words you know, the better your English will be. The Activities here will help you to quickly develop your vocabulary.

Pronunciation

These Activities are designed to help you improve your pronunciation and communication skills in English. Whether you have a strong grasp of grammar and vocabulary or not, clear pronunciation is essential for effective communication. Through these activities, you will learn the nuances of English speech, including elision, simplification, intonation, stress, and rhythm, and develop the ability to understand spoken English. Additionally, you will gain a deeper understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols and improve your pronunciation, making you a more confident and effective communicator in the English language.

Listenings

Reading is an effective way to improve one's understanding of the English language. However, listening is a more challenging skill that requires dedicated practice and development. The Britlish Library offers a variety of activities that focus on the speech features of native English speakers, such as elision, simplification, intonation, stress, and rhythm. These activities aim to help students understand and effectively listen to spoken English, including the nuances and variations that may occur in conversation. By working through these activities, learners can improve their listening skills and gain a deeper understanding of the English language.

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English has a simple grammar but a complex vocabulary and an almost insane spelling system which drives even native English speakers crazy. This lesson is one of a series of spelling tests challenging your ability to spell the most difficult to spell English words. Listen to me speak the word and then spell it if you can. The faster you spell each word accurately, the higher you will get on the leader board below the lesson. Click the more information button above to get a dictionary with the 180 most difficult to spell English words, from which the words in this test are drawn.

Spelling Course

Britlish Challenges let you test just how good your English is against other challengers from around the world. Get the highest score in the fastest time and you can be at the top of the lesson leaderboards. The leaderboard for this Challenge is under the Challenge. You can see all of your own results in your Study Record if you have a free Britlish account. Can you get to the top of the leaderboard?

Definitions Access - noun the act of approaching or entering; a way of entering or leaving; (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information; the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership); a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialled or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.); the right to enter; verb reach or gain access to; obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer Accessible - adj. capable of being reached; easy to get along with or talk to; friendly; easily obtained; capable of being read with comprehension Accidentally - adv. without advance planning; without intention; in an unintentional manner; in an incidental manner Accommodate - verb make compatible with; provide with something desired or needed; have room for; hold without crowding; make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; provide a service or favour for someone; provide housing for; be agreeable or acceptable to Accommodation - noun (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye; the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need; living quarters provided for public convenience; in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality; a settlement of differences; making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances Acceptable - adj. worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; adequate for the purpose; judged to be in conformity with approved usage; meeting requirements Achievable - adj. capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do Acknowledge - verb accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; accept as legally binding and valid; express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; report the receipt of; declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with Acquire - verb win something through one's efforts; locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar; come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; gain through experience; gain knowledge or skills; come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Acquit - verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; behave in a certain manner Across - adv. transversely; to the opposite side Address - noun the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball; (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored; written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location; a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described; the manner of speaking to another individual; the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with; social skill; verb adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting; speak to; give a speech to; speak to someone; put an address on (an envelope); direct a question at someone; address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question; access or locate by address; greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression Affect - noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion; verb act physically on; have an effect upon; have an effect upon; have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; make believe with the intent to deceive; connect closely and often incriminatingly Amateur - adj. engaged in as a pastime; lacking professional skill or expertise; noun someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime; does not play for pay Apparent - adj. clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; appearing as such but not necessarily so Arctic - adj. extremely cold; of or relating to the Arctic; at or near the north pole; noun a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow; the regions north of the Arctic Circle centred on the North Pole Argue - verb present reasons and arguments; give evidence of; have an argument about something Argument - noun a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable; a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie; a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal; a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement Ascend - verb travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; slope upwards; go along towards (a river's) source; become king or queen; go back in order of genealogical succession; come up, of celestial bodies Assess - verb estimate the value of (property) for taxation; charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine; place a value on; judge the worth of something; set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine) Atheist - adj. related to or characterized by or given to atheism; noun someone who denies the existence of god Attendance - noun the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.); the number of people that are present; the frequency with which a person is present Autumn - noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees Begin - verb set in motion, cause to start; begin to speak or say; begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language; achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative; begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object; have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; have a beginning characterized in some specified way; have a beginning, of a temporal event; be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series; take the first step or steps in carrying out an action Beginning - adj. serving to begin; noun the act of starting something; the first part or section of something; the event consisting of the start of something; the place where something begins, where it springs into being; the time at which something is supposed to begin Believe - verb accept as true; take to be true; credit with veracity; follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer; be confident about something; judge or regard; look upon; judge Beneficial - adj. promoting or enhancing well-being; tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health Benefit - noun something that aids or promotes well-being; a performance to raise money for a charitable cause; financial assistance in time of need; verb be beneficial for; derive a benefit from Calendar - noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc); a tabular array of the days (usually for one year); a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year; verb enter into a calendar Capable - adj. (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; (followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for; possibly accepting or permitting; having the requisite qualities for; have the skills and qualifications to do things well Caribbean - noun region including the Caribbean islands; an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America; the origin of the Gulf stream Category - noun a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme; a collection of things sharing a common attribute Cemetery - noun a tract of land used for burials Changeable - adj. such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; varying in colour when seen in different lights or from different angles; subject to change; capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature Circumstance - noun information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; formal ceremony about important occasions; a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity; the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event Circumstantial - adj. fully detailed and specific about particulars Colonel - noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general Column - noun (architecture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure; a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument); a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form coloured bands; an article giving opinions or perspectives; a line of (usually military) units following one after another; a linear array of numbers one above another; anything tall and relatively thin that approximates the shape of a column or tower Commit - verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; make an investment; confer a trust upon; perform an act, usually with a negative connotation Committed - adj. bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude; associated in an exclusive sexual relationship Conscience - noun conformity to one's own sense of right conduct; a feeling of shame when you do something immoral; motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions Conscientious - adj. characterized by extreme care and great effort; guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong Conscious - adj. (followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something; knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; intentionally conceived Consensus - noun agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole Convalesce - verb get over an illness or shock Copyright - noun a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work; verb secure a copyright on a written work Copywriter - noun a person employed to write advertising or publicity copy Decline - noun change toward something smaller or lower; a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state; a downward slope or bend; a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current; verb grow smaller; inflect for number, gender, case, etc., "in many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives"; go down in value; go down; grow worse; show unwillingness towards; refuse to accept Deductible - adj. acceptable as a deduction (especially as a tax deduction); noun a clause in an insurance policy that relieves the insurer of responsibility to pay the initial loss up to a stated amount; (taxes) an amount that can be deducted (especially for the purposes of calculating income tax) Definite - adj. known for certain; precise; explicit and clearly defined Definitely - adv. without question and beyond doubt Descend - verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; come as if by falling; do something that one considers to be below one's dignity; come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example Describe - verb give a description of; identify as in botany or biology, for example; to give an account or representation of in words; make a mark or lines on a surface Desperate - adj. showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort; fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless; showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire; desperately determined; (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair; arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope; noun a person who is frightened and in need of help Despite - noun contemptuous disregard; lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike Disappoint - verb fail to meet the hopes or expectations of Discipline - noun training to improve strength or self-control; the act of punishing; the trait of being well behaved; a system of rules of conduct or method of practice; a branch of knowledge; verb punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control Discreet - adj. marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint; heedful of potential consequences; unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic Display - noun something shown to the public; a visual representation of something; an electronic device that represents information in visual form; something intended to communicate a particular impression; exhibiting openly in public view; behaviour that makes your feelings public; verb attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals; to show, make visible or apparent; make clear and visible Dispute - noun coming into conflict with; a disagreement or argument about something important; verb have a disagreement over something; take exception to Ecstasy - noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; a state of elated bliss; street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine Effect - noun (of a law) having legal validity; an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work; a symptom caused by an illness or a drug; an outward appearance; a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; verb produce; act so as to bring into existence Eighth - adj. coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position; noun position eight in a countable series of things; one part in eight equal parts Embarrass - verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious; hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of Entrepreneur - noun someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it Environment - noun the area in which something exists or lives; the totality of surrounding conditions Exaggerate - verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; do something to an excessive degree Exceed - verb go beyond; go beyond; be or do something to a greater degree Excellent - adj. of the highest quality Exception - noun a deliberate act of omission; an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization; grounds for adverse criticism Excess - adj. more than is needed, desired, or required; noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits; a quantity much larger than is needed; excessive indulgence; the state of being more than full Excite - verb produce a magnetic field in; raise to a higher energy level; arouse or elicit a feeling; act as a stimulant; stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; stimulate sexually; cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; stir feelings in Excited - adj. in an aroused state; (of persons) excessively affected by emotion; (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive; marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion Exhilarate - verb fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink Existence - noun everything that exists anywhere; the state or fact of existing Fascinate - verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; attract; cause to be enamoured; cause to be interested or curious Fiery - adj. like or suggestive of fire; very intense; characterized by intense emotion Foreign - adj. relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something; not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source Forth - adv. out into view; forward in time or order or degree; from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth Forty - adj. being ten more than thirty; noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four Fourth - adj. coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude; adv. in the fourth place; noun the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it; following the third position; number four in a countable series; one of four equal parts Gauge - noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.; the thickness of wire; the distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train; accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared; diameter of a tube or gun barrel; verb mix in specific proportions; adapt to a specified measurement; measure precisely and against a standard; determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; rub to a uniform size; judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) General - adj. prevailing among and common to the general public; not specialized or limited to one class of things; applying to all or most members of a category or group; of national scope; affecting the entire body; somewhat indefinite; of worldwide scope or applicability; noun a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); a general officer of the highest rank; the head of a religious order or congregation; verb command as a general Government - noun the act of governing; exercising authority; (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed; the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; the study of government of states and other political units Gracious - adj. disposed to bestow favours; characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit; exhibiting courtesy and politeness; characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects Grateful - adj. feeling or showing gratitude; affording comfort or pleasure Great - adj. of major significance or importance; relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind; remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; in an advanced stage of pregnancy; marked by active interest and enthusiasm; very good; uppercase; noun a person who has achieved distinction and honour in some field Guarantee - noun a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications; a pledge that something will happen or that something is true; a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults; verb give surety or assume responsibility; make certain of; stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; promise to do or accomplish Handkerchief - noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory Harass - verb exhaust by attacking repeatedly; annoy continually or chronically Height - noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top; (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot; elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface; the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development Hierarchy - noun the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body; a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system High - adj. happy and excited and energetic; slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana); (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency; (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted; standing above others in quality or position; adv. at a great altitude; far up toward the source; in or to a high position, amount, or degree; in a rich manner; noun a lofty level or position or degree; a high place; a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; a state of sustained elation; an air mass of higher than normal pressure; a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed; a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12 Humorous - adj. full of or characterized by humour Hundredth - adj. the ordinal number of one hundred in counting order; noun position 100 in a countable series of things; one part in a hundred equal parts Ignorance - noun the lack of knowledge or education Independence - noun freedom from control or influence of another or others Indict - verb accuse formally of a crime Indispensable - adj. unavoidable; not to be dispensed with; essential; absolutely necessary; vitally necessary Influence - noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort; a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc; a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do; one having power to influence another; the effect of one thing (or person) on another; verb have and exert influence or effect; shape or influence; give direction to; induce into action by using one's charm Influential - adj. having or exercising influence or power Inoculate - verb impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune; insert a bud for propagation; introduce a microorganism into; introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of; perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation Intelligence - noun the operation of gathering information about an enemy; the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience; secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy); a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy; new information about specific and timely events Jewellery - noun an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems) Judgement - noun the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it; the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions; the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations; the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions; an opinion formed by judging something; the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision Kernel - noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; a single whole grain of a cereal; the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone Knowledge - noun the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning Leisure - noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity; time available for ease and relaxation Liaison - noun a channel for communication between groups; a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship Library - noun a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study; a room where books are kept; a building that houses a collection of books and other materials; (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use; a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing Licence - noun a legal document giving official permission to do something; freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behaviour or speech); excessive freedom; lack of due restraint; verb authorize officially Literature - noun the profession or art of a writer; the humanistic study of a body of literature; creative writing of recognized artistic value; published writings in a particular style on a particular subject Loose - adj. not bound or fastened or gathered together; not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player; not restrained or confined or attached; freely producing mucus; not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting; not carefully arranged in a package; not fixed firmly or tightly; (of textures) full of small openings or gaps; not tense or taut; not affixed; casual and unrestrained in sexual behaviour; emptying easily or excessively; not literal; having escaped, especially from confinement; not officially recognized or controlled; lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; adv. without restraint; verb become loose or looser or less tight; make loose or looser; turn loose or free from restraint; grant freedom to; free from confinement Lose - verb fail to win; suffer the loss of a person through death or removal; allow to go out of sight; miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; fail to get or obtain; fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit; be set at a disadvantage; retreat; place (something) where one cannot find it again; fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind Maintain - verb state or assert; observe correctly or closely; support against an opponent; state categorically; maintain by writing regular records; supply with necessities and support; maintain for use and service; have and exercise; keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean" Maintenance - noun the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community; means of maintenance of a family or group; activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated Manoeuvre - noun an action aimed at evading an opponent; a move made to gain a tactical end; a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; a military training exercise; a plan for attaining a particular goal; verb perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defence; direct the course; determine the direction of travelling; act in order to achieve a certain goal Mediaeval - adj. as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened; relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages Millennium - noun a span of 1000 years; the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it); (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness Miniature - adj. being on a very small scale; noun copy that reproduces something in greatly reduced size; painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts) Miscellaneous - adj. constituting a grab-bag category; consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds (even to the point of incongruity) Mischievous - adj. badly behaved; deliberately causing harm or damage; naughtily or annoyingly playful Necessary - adj. unavoidably determined by prior circumstances; absolutely essential; noun anything indispensable Neighbour - noun a nearby object of the same kind; a person who lives (or is located) near another; verb be located near or adjacent to; live or be located as a neighbour Noticeable - adj. capable or worthy of being perceived; readily noticed; undesirably noticeable; capable of being detected Oblige - verb bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; provide a service or favour for someone; force or compel somebody to do something Occasion - noun reason; an opportunity to do something; the time of a particular event; an event that occurs at a critical time; a vaguely specified social event; verb give occasion to Occasionally - adv. now and then or here and there Occur - verb come to one's mind; suggest itself; to be found to exist; come to pass Occurrence - noun an instance of something occurring; an event that happens Opportunity - noun a possibility due to a favourable combination of circumstances Parallel - adj. being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; noun something having the property of being analogous to something else; an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator; verb make or place parallel to something; be parallel to; duplicate or match Performance - noun any recognized accomplishment; the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; a dramatic or musical entertainment; process or manner of functioning or operating Perseverance - noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behaviour; persistent determination Persuade - verb cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; win approval or support for Pharaoh - noun the title of the ancient Egyptian kings Possess - verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas; have ownership or possession of Possession - noun anything owned or possessed; the act of having and controlling property; (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck); a territory that is controlled by a ruling state; being controlled by passion or the supernatural; the trait of resolutely controlling your own behaviour; a mania restricted to one thing or idea Possible - adj. capable of happening or existing; existing in possibility; capable of being imagined; noun something that can be done; an applicant who might be suitable Precede - verb furnish with a preface or introduction; move ahead (of others) in time or space; be the predecessor of; come before; be earlier in time; go back further Principal - adj. most important element; noun the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account; the educator who has executive authority for a school; capital as contrasted with the income derived from it; the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated; an actor who plays a principal role Principle - noun a basic truth or law or assumption; a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct; a rule or standard especially of good behaviour; rule of personal conduct; (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature) Privilege - noun a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all; (law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship; a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); verb bestow a privilege upon Proceed - verb follow a certain course; move ahead; travel onward in time or space; continue talking; follow a procedure or take a course; continue a certain state, condition, or activity Proceeds - noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property Process - noun a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; a mental process that you are not directly aware of; a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant; verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information; deal with in a routine way; deliver a warrant or summons to someone; shape, form, or improve a material; march in a procession; institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against Professor - noun someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university Pronounce - verb pronounce judgment on; speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way Pronunciation - noun the way a word or a language is customarily spoken; the manner in which someone utters a word Publicity - noun the quality of being open to public view; a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution Publicly - adv. in a manner accessible to or observable by the public; openly; by the public or the people generally Pursue - verb follow in or as if in pursuit; carry further or advance; go in search of or hunt for; carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in Questionnaire - noun a form containing a set of questions; submitted to people to gain statistical information Queue - noun a braid of hair at the back of the head; (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted; a line of people or vehicles waiting for something; verb form a queue, form a line, stand in line Receipt - noun an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made; the act of receiving; verb mark or stamp as paid; report the receipt of Recommend - verb make attractive or acceptable; push for something; express a good opinion of Refer - verb think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another; send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision; have to do with or be relevant to; seek information from; have as a meaning; make reference to Reference - noun the act of referring or consulting; the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to; the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to; a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to; a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; a remark that calls attention to something or someone; an indicator that orients you generally; verb refer to Refer - verb think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another; send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision; have to do with or be relevant to; seek information from; have as a meaning; make reference to Relevant - adj. having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue Rhyme - noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds); a piece of poetry; verb compose rhymes; be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable Rhythm - noun recurring at regular intervals; the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle); an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs Science - noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge; ability to produce solutions in some problem domain Sentence - noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; verb pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law Separate - adj. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion; independent; not united or joint; standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; have the connection undone; having become separate; characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing; not living together as man and wife; noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments; a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication; verb divide into components or constituents; force, take, or pull apart; come apart; go one's own way; move apart; make a division or separation; discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; act as a barrier between; stand between; divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; become separated into pieces or fragments; mark as different; arrange or order by classes or categories; separate into parts or portions; treat differently on the basis of sex or race Sergeant - noun any of several non-commissioned officer ranks in the army or air force or marines ranking above a corporal; a lawman with the rank of sergeant; an English barrister of the highest rank Sight - noun an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument; the range of vision; the ability to see; the visual faculty; an instance of visual perception; a range of mental vision; anything that is seen; the act of looking or seeing or observing; (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; verb catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes Site - noun physical position in relation to the surroundings; the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web; verb assign a location to Succeed - verb be the successor (of); attain success or reach a desired goal Success - noun an attainment that is successful; an event that accomplishes its intended purpose; a state of prosperity or fame; a person with a record of successes Supersede - verb take the place or move into the position of Surprise - noun the act of surprising someone; a sudden unexpected event; the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you; verb cause to be surprised; come upon or take unawares; attack by storm; attack suddenly Temperature - noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity); the somatic sensation of cold or heat Till - noun unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together; a strongbox for holding cash; a treasury for government funds; verb work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation Tomorrow - adv. the next day, the day after, following the present day; noun the day after today; the near future Twelfth - adj. coming next after the eleventh and just before the thirteenth in position; noun position 12 in a countable series of things; one part in twelve equal parts Tyranny - noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.); dominance through threat of punishment and violence Understand - verb know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; believe to be the case; make sense of a language; be understanding of Vacuum - noun an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction; a region that is devoid of matter; the absence of matter; an empty area or space; verb clean with a vacuum cleaner Visible - adj. present and easily available; obvious to the eye; capable of being seen; or open to easy view Weird - adj. strikingly odd or unusual; suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; noun Fate personified; one of the three Weird Sisters

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