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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:

  renege
  conflagration
  coup
  roux
  moue
  feckless
  majuscule
  antediluvian
  tonsillectomy
  aperitif
  austere
  deflead
  dagwood
  chartaceous
  denizen
  boondoggle
  rebus
  boutonniere
  oenophile
  turophile



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