Can You Decipher These Winning Spelling Bee Words?

If you've ever been to a spelling bee, you know the words they use are a little bit tougher than "spelling" or "bee." Can you identify these winning spelling bee words? Take our quiz to find out!
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Question 1/12

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Which of the following means "indifferent"?
pococurante
poccocurente
pocacorunte
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Question 2/12

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Which of the following refers to "a grace note performed before a note of the melody and falling on the beat"?
appogiatura
appaggiotura
appoggiatura
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Which of the following refers to a kind of toboggan?
looge
luge
luuge
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Which of the following refers to a disorder that results in sudden, spontaneous sleeping?
narcolapsy
narcolepsy
narcalepsy
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Which of the following refers to a kind of tooth?
incisor
insicor
inciser
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Which of the following refers to a skin condition?
psorisis
psoriasis
pseriasis
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Which of the following refers to a person's social environment?
milieu
millieu
milleu
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Which of the following refers to an institution of popular education?
liecium
lycium
lyceum
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Which of the following refers to a political step or initiative?
damarche
demarch
demarche
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Question 10/12

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Which of the following refers to a reward or recompense?
geardon
guerdon
geurdon
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Question 11/12

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Which of the following refers to making a god out of something?
deification
deityfication
deificion
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Question 12/12

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Which of the following refers to a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage?
psychophant
sicophant
sycophant
Result
Well, this score was a bust - but don't beat yourself up too badly. You got a couple of the easier ones, and realistically, how often would you be using many of these words in everyday life? Let alone having to know how to spell them!

C+, Spelling Bee Bust

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While a few of these words may have tripped you up, you still did a pretty impressive job on this quiz - good enough to be a solid runner-up! Maybe next time you can even take the whole competition!

B+, Spelling Bee Runner-Up

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Right!
You did it! You won the spelling bee...vocabulary quiz! While you may not have had the audience that these spelling bee champs had, this is still pretty impressive and you should be proud of your score! Great work!

A+, Spelling Bee Champion

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1
Which of the following means "indifferent"?
pococurante
poccocurente
pocacorunte
2
Which of the following refers to "a grace note performed before a note of the melody and falling on the beat"?
appogiatura
appaggiotura
appoggiatura
3
Which of the following refers to a kind of toboggan?
looge
luge
luuge
4
Which of the following refers to a disorder that results in sudden, spontaneous sleeping?
narcolapsy
narcolepsy
narcalepsy
5
Which of the following refers to a kind of tooth?
incisor
insicor
inciser
6
Which of the following refers to a skin condition?
psorisis
psoriasis
pseriasis
7
Which of the following refers to a person's social environment?
milieu
millieu
milleu
8
Which of the following refers to an institution of popular education?
liecium
lycium
lyceum
9
Which of the following refers to a political step or initiative?
damarche
demarch
demarche
10
Which of the following refers to a reward or recompense?
geardon
guerdon
geurdon
11
Which of the following refers to making a god out of something?
deification
deityfication
deificion
12
Which of the following refers to a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage?
psychophant
sicophant
sycophant