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"Famous" Semantics Words
 

A list of "Famous" Semantics Words has been distributed to semantics students each year since 1998.  Each list contains twenty words that frequently appear at local, state, and national spelling bees, oral and written.  Unusual words, comical words, or words that are significant in some way are also included.  If you would like to submit an appropriate word for the next list, e-mail Bill Schaefer at bcs640@msn.com.
 

This year’s words:

  legerdemain
  lacteal
  lectern
  viscount
  lugubrious
  hemidemisemiquaver
  chintz
  kepi
  solder
  pridian
  knoll
  plethora
  urisk
  rhabdoid
  canopy
  canapé
  oeuvre
  déjà vu
  reticent
  grimthorpe



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