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skaddle

Hurt; damage. Obs. or Prov. Eng. Ray.

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ponged

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walkover

  • noun backbends combined with handstands
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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alarmed

  • adjective satellite experiencing a sudden sense of danger
  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    horrify; dismay; alarm; appall; appal.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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endleaf

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flump

  • verb fall heavily
    flump down.
  • verb set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    plop; plunk; plunk down; plonk; plump; plank; plump down.
    • He planked the money on the table
    • He planked himself into the sofa

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massager

  • noun someone who rubs or kneads parts of the body to stimulate circulation and promote relaxation

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boomerang

  • noun a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower
    throwing stick; throw stick.
  • noun a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
    backfire.

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ununderstood

  • adjective not understood
    • should not tamely submit to the unpredictable and ununderstood cycles of wars"- Psychiatry

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harken

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hark; hearken.

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colonoscopy

  • noun visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation

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harken

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hark; hearken.

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handspring

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which a person goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again

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rare

  • adjective satellite not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
    • a rare word
    • rare books
  • adjective satellite recurring only at long intervals
    • a rare appearance
    • total eclipses are rare events

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odometer

  • noun a meter that shows mileage traversed
    mileometer; milometer; hodometer.

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harken

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hark; hearken.

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scratcher

  • noun a workman who uses a tool for scratching
  • noun a person who scratches to relieve an itch

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lateraled

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massager

  • noun someone who rubs or kneads parts of the body to stimulate circulation and promote relaxation

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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hearken

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hark; harken.

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handspring

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which a person goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again

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seesaw

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; teetertotter; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    teeter-totter; teetertotter.

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cab

  • noun a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
  • noun small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
    cabriolet.

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twinge

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    stab; pang.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a sharp stab of pain

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downcourt

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shuttlecock

  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttle; bird; birdie.
  • verb send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock

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endpaper

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skedaddle

  • noun a hasty flight
  • verb run away, as if in a panic

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doubleheader

  • noun two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)
    double feature; twin bill.

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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slapper

  • noun a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
    spanker.
    • someone slapped me on the back and I turned to see who the slapper was
    • my father was the designated spanker in our family

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sass

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    back talk; sassing; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass
  • noun a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
    SAS; Special Air Service.

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walkover

  • noun backbends combined with handstands
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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galumph

  • verb move around heavily and clumsily
    • the giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen

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affright

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; panic.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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hark

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hearken; harken.

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nostalgically

  • adverb in a nostalgic manner
    • they spent an hour together, talking nostalgically as they wandered slowly down the coast road

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splat

  • noun a single splash
    • he heard a splat as it hit the floor
  • noun a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair

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crawfish

  • noun tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
    ecrevisse; crayfish; crawdad.
  • noun small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
    crayfish; crawdad; crawdaddy.

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onside

  • adjective not offside; being within the prescribed area of play

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slick

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slipperiness; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    glossy; slick magazine.

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flyleaf

  • noun a blank leaf in the front or back of a book

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slapper

  • noun a hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
    spanker.
    • someone slapped me on the back and I turned to see who the slapper was
    • my father was the designated spanker in our family

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slosh

  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; slush; splash.
    • water was splashing on the floor
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    squish; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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kickoff

  • noun (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; start; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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sass

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    back talk; sassing; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass
  • noun a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
    SAS; Special Air Service.

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summersault

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    flip; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.

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hark

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hearken; harken.

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endpapers

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galumph

  • verb move around heavily and clumsily
    • the giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen

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acquiescent

  • adjective satellite willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
    biddable.
    • too acquiescent to challenge authority

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bench

  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    terrace.

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abseil

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    rappel.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    rappel; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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staunch

  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    stanch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    unswerving; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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hark

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hearken; harken.

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mudguard

  • noun a curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels
    splash-guard; splash guard.

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dolly

  • noun conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
  • noun conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects

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stateside

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wigwag

  • verb send a signal by waving a flag or a light according to a certain code
  • verb signal by or as if by a flag or light waved according to a code

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bencher

(Eng. Law) One of the senior and governing members of an Inn of Court.

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slink

  • verb walk stealthily
    • I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey

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ducktail

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sashay

  • noun a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps
  • noun (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
    chasse.

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usuriously

  • adverb to an exorbitant degree
    exorbitantly; extortionately.
    • prices are exorbitantly high in the capital

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slide

  • noun a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    microscope slide.
  • noun (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

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volley

  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; salvo; burst.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • noun a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

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tamarin

  • noun small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail
    lion monkey; leoncita; lion marmoset.

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crick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; rick; kink.
  • noun English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
    Francis Crick; Francis Henry Compton Crick.

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stoep

  • noun small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
    stoop.

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courier

  • noun a person who carries a message
    messenger.

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ramrod

  • noun a rod used to ram the charge into a muzzle-loading firearm
  • noun a harshly demanding overseer

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deadhead

  • noun a nonenterprising person who is not paying his way
    • the deadheads on the payroll should be eased out as fast as possible
  • noun a train or bus or taxi traveling empty

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somersault

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; flip; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • verb do a somersault

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roach

  • noun a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead
  • noun the butt of a marijuana cigarette

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floorboard

  • noun a board in the floor
    floor board.
  • noun the floor of an automobile

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schlep

  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
    schlepper; shlepper; shlep.
  • noun a tedious or difficult journey
    shlep.

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flyleaf

  • noun a blank leaf in the front or back of a book

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sassing

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; back talk; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass
  • verb answer back in an impudent or insolent manner;
    sass.
    • don't sass me!
    • The teacher punished the students who were sassing all morning

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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teleport

  • verb transport by dematerializing at one point and assembling at another

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inert

  • adjective satellite unable to move or resist motion
  • adjective satellite having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
    neutral; indifferent.
    • inert matter
    • an indifferent chemical in a reaction

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volplane

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expressionless

  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    deadpan; unexpressive; impassive; poker-faced.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read

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hopscotch

  • noun a game in which a child tosses a stone into an area drawn on the ground and then hops through it and back to regain the stone

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pegbox

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slicked

  • adjective satellite (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance
    plastered.
    • black hair plastered with pomade
  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick; sleek.

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strengthener

  • noun a device designed to provide additional strength
    reinforcement.
    • the cardboard backing was just a strengthener
    • he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook

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snowshoe

  • noun a device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot
  • verb travel on snowshoes
    • After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store

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restfully

  • adverb in a restful manner
    quietly.
    • the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass

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mousse

  • noun a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream
  • noun a light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin

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sharpish

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hitchhike

  • verb travel by getting free rides from motorists
    thumb; hitch.

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inbound

  • adjective satellite directed or moving inward or toward a center
    inward.
    • the inbound train
    • inward flood of capital

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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gimp

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; gameness; lameness; limping; gimpiness.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; limp; hitch.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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shutout

  • noun a defeat in a game where one side fails to score
    skunk.

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message

  • noun a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
    • he sent a three-word message
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    content; substance; subject matter.

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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extensor

  • noun a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
    extensor muscle.

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putty

  • noun a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass
  • verb apply putty in order to fix or fill
    • putty the window sash

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boomerang

  • noun a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower
    throwing stick; throw stick.
  • noun a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
    backfire.

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uprise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb ascend as a sound
    • The choirs singing uprose and filled the church

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helicopter

  • noun an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
    eggbeater; whirlybird; chopper.

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longingly

  • adverb in a yearning manner
    yearningly.
    • he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word `Exit'

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seesaw

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; teetertotter; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    teeter-totter; teetertotter.

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speller

  • noun someone who spells words
    good speller; poor speller.
  • noun an introductory textbook to teach spelling

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