Scripps National Spelling Bee 7th Grade Word List

List of over 100 words from the Scripps National Spelling Bee 7th Grade word list.

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  1. magnificent
    characterized by grandeur
  2. transatlantic
    crossing the Atlantic Ocean
  3. vaporize
    turn into gas
  4. chastise
    censure severely
  5. restaurant
    a building where people go to eat
  6. reactionary
    extremely conservative
  7. congratulations
    an expression of approval and commendation
  8. environment
    the totality of surrounding conditions
  9. succumb
    consent reluctantly
  10. persistent
    stubbornly unyielding
  11. aviation
    the art of operating aircraft
  12. monumental
    of outstanding significance
  13. enterprise
    a purposeful or industrious undertaking
  14. stratification
    forming or depositing in layers
  15. caravan
    a procession traveling together in single file
  16. sufficiently
    to a degree that fulfills a need or requirement
  17. authoritative
    of recognized power or excellence
  18. provincial
    associated with an administrative district of a nation
  19. transience
    the attribute of being brief or fleeting
  20. contrivance
    the faculty of inventive skill
  21. incoherently
    in an incoherent manner
  22. cooperate
    work together on a common enterprise of project
  23. planetarium
    an apparatus or model for representing the solar systems
  24. perfectionism
    a disposition to feel that anything less than perfect is unacceptable
  25. innovator
    someone who helps to open up a new line of technology or art
  26. ardent
    characterized by intense emotion
  27. obituary
    a notice of someone's death
  28. occupancy
    an act of being a tenant
  29. arbitrary
    based on or subject to individual discretion or preference
  30. flirtatious
    like a coquette
  31. societal
    relating to people in general
  32. implicit
    suggested though not directly expressed
  33. commodity
    articles of commerce
  34. deodorant
    a toiletry applied to the skin to mask unpleasant smells
  35. demonstrable
    capable of being proved
  36. sentient
    endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
  37. opulent
    rich and superior in quality
  38. consistency
    a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
  39. efficient
    being effective without wasting time, effort, or expense
  40. equivalent
    being essentially equal to something
  41. prominent
    conspicuous in position or importance
  42. monitory
    serving to warn
  43. vernal
    suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
  44. fallibility
    the quality or likelihood of making errors
  45. comportment
    manner of behaving or conducting oneself; bearing
  46. untenable
    incapable of being defended or justified
  47. archaic
    so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
  48. officiant
    a clergyman who officiates at a religious ceremony or service
  49. taciturn
    habitually reserved and uncommunicative
  50. unwonted
    out of the ordinary
  51. beguile
    attract; cause to be enamored
  52. impediment
    something immaterial that interferes with action or progress
  53. personage
    a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
  54. predicament
    an unpleasant or difficult situation
  55. apportion
    distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
  56. interrogative
    relating to verbs that ask for a reply
  57. geologist
    a specialist in the history of the Earth recorded in rocks
  58. preposterous
    inviting ridicule
  59. constitutional
    existing as an essential characteristic
  60. audacious
    disposed to venture or take risks
  61. verbiage
    overabundance of words
  62. raucous
    unpleasantly loud and harsh
  63. statistician
    someone versed in the interpretation of numerical data
  64. compendium
    a publication containing a variety of works
  65. optometry
    the practice of an optometrist
  66. emulate
    strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
  67. disingenuous
    not straightforward or candid
  68. mitigate
    lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
  69. salinity
    the relative proportion of salt in a solution
  70. anxiety
    a vague unpleasant emotion in anticipation of a misfortune
  71. stimulus
    any information or event that acts to arouse action
  72. insurrection
    organized opposition to authority
  73. nominative
    appointed by nomination
  74. palate
    the surface of the mouth separating oral and nasal cavities
  75. anemic
    relating to or having a deficiency of red blood cells
  76. caricature
    a representation of a person exaggerated for comic effect
  77. compunction
    a feeling of deep regret, usually for some misdeed
  78. vantage
    place or situation affording some benefit
  79. intuitive
    spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency
  80. exterminate
    kill on a large scale
  81. indivisible
    impossible to split into parts
  82. longitude
    the angular distance from the prime meridian at Greenwich
  83. integral
    existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
  84. relentlessly
    in a relentless manner
  85. advocate
    a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
  86. depravity
    moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
  87. manuscript
    the form of a literary work submitted for publication
  88. taboo
    a ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
  89. accomplishment
    the action of achieving something
  90. empirical
    derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
  91. quantitative
    expressible as an amount that can be measured
  92. forensics
    scientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes
  93. fantastically
    exceedingly; extremely
  94. recyclable
    capable of being used again
  95. disparage
    express a negative opinion of
  96. subsequent
    following in time or order
  97. unforeseeable
    incapable of being anticipated
  98. extant
    still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

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