Junior Spelling Bee

Grades 1-3

Word list

A


abate
abdomen
abide
abnormal
absorb
academy
acceptance
access
acronym
adamant
adder
adhesion
adjournment
administer
admiral
admirer
adorned
adversity
aerosol
aftershock
agitated
ahorse
airborne
albatross
alcohol
alderman
algebra
alloy
aloft
amble
ambush
amen
analysis
animosity
anniversary
announcer
annual
antibiotic
anticlimax
anvil
aorta
apostrophe
appoint
april
aquatic
arachnid
arcaded
archaic
archery
army
aromatic
articulate
Atlas
atmospheric
atrium
attuned
audit
audition
automaton
autopsy
awkward
axletree


B


babyish
backstage
bagel
balcony
baldmoney
ballerina
bambino
band
barabara
barding
barnstorm
barrow
basic
batter
battery
bazooka
beading
beeline
belay
beletter
belief
benevolent
bible
biopsy
birdie
black
blackout
blithe
blizzard
blockhead
board
boatload
boiling
bombardment
bond
boniest
bonus
bookworm
boon
borax
boric
botany
bottle
bowel
bower
bowery
bravo
breakdown
bridegroom
brink
brotherliness
buckwheat
buffoon
bugle
bulletin
bunch
bungle
bunt
burgher
butchery
butterfly
bycatch

C


caboose
cadenza
cadet
calorimetric
cameraman
cancel
candidate
canopy
capitalist
capsize
captain
carbonate
carnage
carrier
cask
casualty
catalytic
cataract
catastrophe
catch
cavity
celluloid
census
centralization
century
cereal
champion
chapel
charm
chase
checkoff
cheek
chef
chessman
child
choker
chronology
circulate
citizen
civics
clarinet
climatologist
clumsy
cluster
coalmouse
cobweb
cockatoo
cognate
collapse
collision
colonel
colonial
colony
colorless
commando
commonwealth
compromise
concho
condor
confection
confrontation
congealed
consecrate
constitutional
contamination
contract
controversy
convention
convoy
convulsion
coppernose
cordwinder
correspond
corrupt
cortex
cosmetic
cotton
counterattack
couple
cowcatcher
credentials
credo
creel
crock
crocodile
croon
crossover
cruiser
Crusoe
cryptic
cubic
cult
cupid
curfew
curling
curtain
cushy

D

daily
dangle
darkness
dawdler
dawn
deadened
debate
decent
declaim
defectoscope
defensive
deglaze
dejected
deluxe
demolish
denim
density
deserter
destructible
devotions
dexterity
diabetic
diagnosis
dial
diamagnetic
diatomic
digest
digit
dilate
dilute
diorama
diplomat
disapprove
disdain
disinformation
dispute
distinct
distress
ditto
divine
docudrama
dogfight
dogleg
domino
doneness
down
downburst
Dracula
drapery
dribble
drilling
driven
drove
dryness
dual
duel
duet
dumplings
dune
duo
duple
duplex
durable
dwelling
dynagraph
dynamic


E


easel
economics
edging
edict
eight
electoral
electrochemical
eleven
embattled
emboss
emit
empower
enact
endless
enthusiasm
epidemic
epilepsy
ere
erosion
eruption
establishment
eternity
evaporate
even
eventide
excellent
exobiology
exotic
expire
exterminate
eyeball
eyelid

F


facial
faithful
fellow
few
fickle
fidelity
fielder
fiercest
fiesta
fifth
figurine
finery
fishgig
flashflood
fleet
flimflam
floodlight
floweret
flunk
foil
foist
folio
foolocracy
footing
foreground
formula
fortification
fortnight
forty
foundling
fourscore
fourteen
foxhole
foyer
frankenstein
frat
freckle
fresh
Friday
frill
fringe
frog
frogged
futurity

G

gaffer
gagtooth
gang
garbology
garibaldi
garnish
garth
gastric
gene
general
genius
geoponics
ghoul
giraffe
glistened
glittering
glitz
glucose
goal
goddess
golden
gospel
grabble
grammar
granger
granule
gravimetric
greenness
gribble
griddle
grist
groom
gruff
guilder
gulden


H

habitual
hailstones
halal
halfpace
halve
hamburger
hamlet
hand
handicap
handily
handsome
handspike
hangnail
harassed
hare
harmonica
harsh
hash
hatful
haversack
hazard
headlong
headquarters
heavenly
hector
helmet
hence
herbivore
heretofore
heroine
hickory
hinterland
hippopotamus
hitherto
hittable
hoax
hock
hogan
honeymoon
horticulture
host
hosta
housing
hurricane
hustle
hydrate
hydroperiod
hypothesis


I


iceberg
icing
ideal
identify
iguana
immediately
impair
impeach
imperial
impetuous
impulse
imputation
Inca
incapable
incredulous
infantry
inferior
inferno
infestation
infidel
infinity
ingredient
inlaid
inning
interactive
interlinear
intermission
interreflection
interrelate
interrupt
invasion
invert
ionize


J


jamboree
January
jerky
jewel
jiva
journeycake
jovial
jumping
June
jurisdiction
jurisprudence
jurist


K


kasha
kavya
keen
kettle
khan
kick
kinetic
king
kingmaker
kirtle
knightess
knowingly
kosher


L

laddie
lamentation
landwash
language
lapse
later
laudable
lawlessness
learn
leftovers
legalize
lemon
lentil
lethargy
levy
liberation
library
life
lightning
lilac
lime
limelight
linden
linesman
linger
lingual
linguistics
linseed
liquid
literacy
literate
litmus
litter
loafer
locket
lodging
loiter
longtimer
loot
lucid

M


macaroni
magazine
mahal
mahatma
mahimahi
mainspring
major
majority
mammoth
mandate
marblehearted
marinate
marketfish
marksman
masher
matriculate
mattock
may
mean
median
meditate
meld
memorable
mention
mercurial
mesa
mess
meticulous
microphone
microwave
mikado
minefield
miniseries
minor
misadventure
mishit
misinterpret
missile
missive
missorted
misspelling
misstatement
misstrike
misuse
mixer
mizzle
mobilize
mode
momentary
mongoose
moonlighter
moot
moped
mounting
mournful
mouth
mucous
multiplex
multitude
mural
muslin
muster


N


nasal
nationalism
naturalism
necessary
nelma
nemesis
neptunian
nether
neutralize
next
nil
nineteen
nitrite
noble
nominee
nonnative
nonnuclear
noodle
normality
nosh
nostrils
notion
nucleus
nunnery


O

oasis
oath
oblate
observe
oceanity
"odyssey,"
offensive
officer
once
onus
optimism
oral
orange
origin
ornament
ornate
orthodontic
outbreaker
overwhelming
ozone


P

pace
pack
package
paddock
palate
panic
panzer
parade
parboil
parish
pasteurize
patch
patio
peasant
peekaboo
pelvis
penalty
penthouse
pepper
perchance
percolate
percussion
perfidy
perishable
Permian
perspire
peruse
pessimism
phase
pickle
piecemeal
pierced
piggy
pill
pious
piping
plank
plasma
plausible
plaza
pleasant
plutology
poach
pocket
pod
polluted
polychrome
polymer
pompous
popover
populist
posterity
posttest
potash
praise
prayer
preach
precipitate
preexist
prehistory
prelude
prematurely
preserve
presto
prettify
priest
prime
product
prolonger
pronto
prosecute
protein
proverb
pudding
pullet
puma
pupil
pure
purplish


Q


quadricycle
quarter
quarterback
quiver


R

rabbit
raj
ramada
ramen
rampage
rapper
rapture
rascal
rebellion
recall
recant
reckless
reconstitute
reelected
reestablish
reevaluate
referendum
refreshment
refuge
refugee
regency
relic
relish
render
reprisal
repulse
respell
respire
restaurant
retreat
revelation
ribbon
riding
robot
Romaji
rouge
ruff
ruination
rupee


S

safari
saint
salami
salinity
sanction
sapid
sarcasm
saturated
sauna
scampi
scan
scent
schedule
school
scold
scorch
scorn
scramble
scrim
scruple
scrutiny
sect
selectman
semester
seminar
sendee
senorita
sentry
service
shambles
shampoo
sheaf
sheepskin
shift
shilling
shingle
shingles
shipwreck
shogun
shortcake
shortening
shorthanded
showily
showstopper
shrine
shuttle
simper
simulcast
single
sister
skillet
skipjack
skipper
skunk
slapstick
Slav
slaver
sluggard
slurp
smattering
smelt
smithy
snipe
snuff
solvent
spareribs
Spartan
speech
spinal
spitz
spleen
sprinkling
sprint
spry
squabble
squeaker
stadium
stallion
starboard
starter
statesmanship
stateswoman
statistics
status
steam
steaming
steel
stem
sternum
steroid
stet
stilt
stoic
stomach
stooge
strait
student
studious
stuff
sublime
submarine
subsequent
substitute
subversion
suet
sugar
sultan
summability
superabundant
surcharge
surfable
surrendered
sushi
swarm
symbiosis
synonym
syntax

T

tact
tailspin
talc
talons
tamarind
team
telepathic
tendency
thermal
thrice
throwaway
Thursday
thyroid
ticket
tidology
tiepin
tiers
tilak
timeworn
tiresome
titan
toehold
tofu
tomb
tongue
tooling
topiary
topical
topography
torpedo
trackbarrow
tragedy
tragic
trans
trash
treaty
trigger
trilogy
Trinity
tropical
truffled
Tuesday
twain
twice
twister


U


ugliness
umbrella
umpire
underclass
undercook
underground
undersea
undertow
unfulfilled
unicorn
unity
unnerve
unreadable
upright
uproar
urn
usher

V

vainly
valet
vanguard
vanilla
vaporize
varnish
vascular
veal
vein
ventricle
verso
vessel
vesta
videography
Viking
violin
vocation
vole
volley
volumetric
vulcanize


W


wall
walrus
wampum
warlord
warp
weapon
weird
whisk
whiteout
wholesome
wicked
wicker
wimple

 


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