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"Famous" Semantics Words
 

A list of "Famous" Semantics Words has been distributed to semantics students each year since 1998.  Each list contains twenty words that frequently appear at local, state, and national spelling bees, oral and written.  Unusual words, comical words, or words that are significant in some way are also included.  If you would like to submit an appropriate word for the next list, e-mail Bill Schaefer at bcs640@msn.com.
 

This year’s words:

  kerf
  vitiate
  Scaramouche
  kelpies
  unau
  shubunkin
  Xanadu
  paraph
  concierge
  rappelled
  a cappella
  scalene
  saurian
  vichyssoise
  obeisance
  ungetatable
  reincarnation
  commorients
  malaprop
  cupola



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