Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Broadford Spelling Bee Words

It's that time again! Tomorrow the children of KS1 and KS2 will be taking part in the opening round of the spelling bee. The word lists were sent out in September, but if you'd like to do some last minute 'cramming', here's a reminder of the words that could be quizzed! Good luck to all children who choose to take part!

KS1:

coil
 
proud
city
neighbour
voice
 
around
circus
wreck
join
 
about
dancer
gym
noise
 
towel
recycle
journey
poison
 
power
knock
jacket
enjoy
 
found
knife
fixed
toys
 
race
knee
except
royal
 
certain
remember
squirrel
house
 
bicycle
wrist
giraffe
mouth
 
price
wrote
sleeping

KS2:

Accessible
means easy to approach
Bonsai
is a tree that has been dwarfed, as by pruning.
Cemetery
is a place set apart for graves or tombs.
Counsel
is advice.
Detached means not attached or separated.
Accommodate
is to do a kindness or a favour to; oblige.
Bough
is a branch of a tree.
Censor
is an official who examines material to suppress all or part of it.
Coyote
is a smaller, wolf-like animal.
Dictionary
is a book containing a selection of words or a language.
Assassin
is a murderer, especially in politics.
Bouquet
is a bunch of flowers.
Census
is an official enumeration of the population.
Crochet
is needlework with a needle having a hook at one end.
Disappear
 is to cease to be seen.
Automaton
is another word for a robot.
Bursar
is a treasurer or business officer.
Chameleon
is a lizard that can, as protection, change colour.
Croquet
is a game played by knocking balls through metal wickets with a mallet.
Discernible means capable of being distinguished.
Baboon
is a large monkey found in Africa or Arabia.
Calendar
is a table of days and weeks in a year.
Chauffeur
is a person employed to drive an automobile.
Crouton
is a small piece of fried or toasted bread.
Distraught means deeply agitated.
Balloon
is an inflated bag.
Campaign
is a military operation for a specific objective.
Colonel
is an officer in the Army or Air Force.
Crypt
is a subterranean chamber or vault.
Doubt is to be uncertain about.
Bassoon
is a large woodwind instrument.
Canvass
is to solicit votes.
Conceit
is an excessively favourable opinion of oneself.
Cuckoo
is a common European bird.
Drought
is a period of dry weather.
Bazaar
is a marketplace, especially in the Middle East.
Caribou
is a large, North American deer.
Conscious
is being aware of one's own existence.
Cursor
is a movable symbol on a computer.
Ecstasy
is rapturous delight.
Beige
is a very light brown.
Caterpillar is the larva of a butterfly or moth.
Consensus
is a majority of opinion.
Deceive
is to mislead by a false appearance or statement.
Elite
is the choice or the best of anything.
Bizarre
is markedly unusual.
Cellist is a person who plays a cello.
Cough
is to expel air through the lungs harshly, often violently.
Defendant
is a person against whom a charge is brought against in court.
Embarrass is to cause confusion and shame to.

 

Ensign
is a flag or banner.
Flaunt
means to display oneself conspicuously.
Gherkin
is the immature fruit of a cucumber, used in pickling.
Hangar
is a shelter for airplanes.
Hoax
is something intended to deceive or defraud.
Entrepreneur  
is a person who organizes or manages an enterprise.
Fledgling
is a young bird or an inexperienced person.
Giraffe
is a long-necked African animal.
Harass
is to disturb persistently.
Honest
is honourable on intentions and principles.
Etiquette
is conventional requirements to social behaviour.
Floe
is a sheet of floating ice.
Glitch
is a defect or malfunction in a plan or machine.
Harlequin
is a buffoon.
Horizon
is the line that forms the apparent border between earth and sky.
Exacerbate
is to make something worse.
Flour
is the finely ground meal of grain.
Governor
is the chief executive of a state.
Havoc
is great destruction or devastation.
Horrendous
is shockingly dreadful.
Exchequer
is a treasury.
Flourish
means to thrive.
Gorgeous means splendid or magnificent.
Hearth
is the floor of a fireplace.
Humiliate
is to cause a loss of pride or dignity.
Fatigue
is weariness from exertion.
Foray
is a quick raid.
Gorilla
is the largest of the anthropoid apes.
Height
is the extent or distance upward.
Hurrah
is an exclamation of joy.
Feasible
is capable of being done.
Freight
is goods or cargo transported for pay.
Graffiti
are markings on walls.
Helix
is a spiral.
Hustle
is to proceed or work rapidly.
Feint
is a movement made to deceive an opponent.
Gauge
is to determine the capacity of or to measure.
Grammar
is the study of the way sentences are constructed.
Hemisphere
is half of the terrestrial globe.
Hyacinth
is a plant of the lily family.
Fiery
is containing fire or impetuous.
Gerbil
is a small, burrowing rodent.
Guild
is an organization of people with related interests.
Hindrance
is an impeding or a stopping.
Hygiene
is the science that deals with preservation of health.
Fight
is a battle or combat.
Geyser
is a hot spring that sends up jets of water and steam.
Halve
is to divide into two equal parts.
Hippopotamus
is called the river horse, from Africa.
Hymn
is a song in praise of God.
 

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