Can You Spell The Hardest English Words?

Everyone likes to think of themselves as top shelf English spellers, but are you really? Do you think you've got what it takes to spell the hardest English words? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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Question 1/12

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Which of the words below is spelled correctly?
Connoiseur
Haemorrhage
Broccoli
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Question 2/12

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Which of the words below is spelled incorrectly?
Sacreligious
Consensus
Liquefy
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Question 3/12

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“Gold, frankincense and ….”: What is the correct spelling of this aromatic bitter gum resin?
Myrrh
Myrr
Mirre
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Question 4/12

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Which version of this word is the correct spelling?
Mischievious
Mischevious
Mischievous
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Question 5/12

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“Her busy calender wouldn’t allow her a trip to the Caribbean untill the end of the year, but her disappointment was soon superceded by her desire to do well at work”: Which words are spelled incorrectly in the previous sentence?
Calender, superceded, untill
Caribbean, calender, desire
Superceded, untill, disappointment
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Question 6/12

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which is the correct spelling of the word that imitates the sound it makes, for example “splash?"
Onamatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
Onomatopieia
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Which word correctly uses “-ance” and not “-ence”?
Intelligance
Occurrance
Ignorance
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Question 8/12

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Which word below does not require a double final consonant before “-ed”?
Profit
Occur
Refer
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Question 9/12

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Which word below is spelled incorrectly?
Counterfeit
Seismograph
Fiestiest
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Question 10/12

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Richard Burton used this word, meaning physically beautiful, to describe Elizabeth Taylor. But what is the correct spelling?
Pulchritudinus
Pulchritudinous
Pulchrittudinous
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How do you spell the word meaning 'odd, eccentric, or strange'?
Bazaar
Bizarre
Bazzare
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Question 12/12

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How do you spell a word meaning 'to express pleasure at someone's good luck or good fortune'?
Congratulate
Congradulate
Congreatlute
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are spelling super. While you likely won't be winning the National Spelling Bee anytime soon, you've still got a strong aptitude for all things spelling. Brush up on your skills and you'll be slaying all of the most difficult words in English in no time!

C+, Spelling Super

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true spelling savant! Spelling doesn't come easy to all, but it sure comes easy to you. What's even more impressive is that you managed to correctly spell some of the most difficult words in the English language. Well done!

B+, Spelling Savant

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are the ultimate spelling superstar! Not only were you able to correctly answer all of the most difficult English words on this quiz, but we suspect that this quiz showed only a fraction of your true English knowledge. Well done!

A+, Spelling Superstar

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1
Which of the words below is spelled correctly?
Connoiseur
Haemorrhage
Broccoli
2
Which of the words below is spelled incorrectly?
Sacreligious
Consensus
Liquefy
3
“Gold, frankincense and ….”: What is the correct spelling of this aromatic bitter gum resin?
Myrrh
Myrr
Mirre
4
Which version of this word is the correct spelling?
Mischievious
Mischevious
Mischievous
5
“Her busy calender wouldn’t allow her a trip to the Caribbean untill the end of the year, but her disappointment was soon superceded by her desire to do well at work”: Which words are spelled incorrectly in the previous sentence?
Calender, superceded, untill
Caribbean, calender, desire
Superceded, untill, disappointment
6
which is the correct spelling of the word that imitates the sound it makes, for example “splash?"
Onamatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
Onomatopieia
7
Which word correctly uses “-ance” and not “-ence”?
Intelligance
Occurrance
Ignorance
8
Which word below does not require a double final consonant before “-ed”?
Profit
Occur
Refer
9
Which word below is spelled incorrectly?
Counterfeit
Seismograph
Fiestiest
10
Richard Burton used this word, meaning physically beautiful, to describe Elizabeth Taylor. But what is the correct spelling?
Pulchritudinus
Pulchritudinous
Pulchrittudinous
11
How do you spell the word meaning 'odd, eccentric, or strange'?
Bazaar
Bizarre
Bazzare
12
How do you spell a word meaning 'to express pleasure at someone's good luck or good fortune'?
Congratulate
Congradulate
Congreatlute