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Denver Public Schools
City Written Spelling Contest
2014

 *1. cleanser *29. lederhosen *56. loam
 *2. renovate +30. antipathy *57. mootable
 *3. concerto *31. Romaji  58. microcinematography
  4. knuckles *32. terrapin +59. domain
  5. happenstance *33. bellicose  60. elbowroom
 *6. fastidious *34. endemic  61. hastily
 *7. protagonist *35. metamorphosis  62. pahoehoe
 *8. fuselage *36. loiter +63. foray
  9. equidistant  37. epexegesis  64. Manhattan
*10. albatross *38. rapport *65. gauche
*11. sputnik +39. occipital *66. meticulous
+12. histrionic  *40. odyssey *67. visceral
+13. lambasted *41. impasse  68. numnah
 14. reveille +42. dissemble  69. shrubbery
*15. panic *43. bungalow *70. springerle
 16. sanguine *44. artichoke  *71. soliloquy
+17. comedienne +45. frump +72. bazooka
+18. depict *46. Cossack *73. witloof
 19. fallacy *47. nasal *74. monsoon 
 20. ufology *48. charlatan +75. chicle
*21. muskrat  49. dextral *76. furlong
*22. philhellenism  50. sinistral *77. tomatillo
*23. trek  51. plucky +78. stridency
*24. mentor *52. gestalt  79. naumachia
 25. funicular  53. honeyfuggle *80. cafeteria
+26. enchiladas  54. pounce *TB. keeshond
 27. teemed *55. geisha  TB. spelunker
 28. stymie     
 

Vocabulary
*commensurate - equal in measure *apathy - indifference
 forage - search for food  vulpine - like a fox
*regatta - boat race *igneous - produced by great heat
+affluent - wealthy; rich  tarantula - hairy spider
*begonia - flowering plant +disarray - confusion
 senescent - growing old +dawdle - to waste time
*foyer - entrance hall *acme - highest point
 verbatim - word for word +elude - to avoid; to escape from
*egregious - very bad  multifarious - having great variety
+unctuous - oily; greasy *affinity - a natural liking or sympathy
   
   *from 2014 Spell It!    +from NSB grade-specific list
   

 



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