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Spelling

I resisted having a Spelling category for many years; I suspected that there may be too many potential words to make it worthwhile (because you can never hope to get a list that's anywhere near complete).  Also, in a Quiz League format (where, if one team gives the wrong answer, it's passed over to the other team for a bonus) they don't work so well because often there are rarely more than two or three possible answers.

But spelling questions are always popular (it was one of the eight first-round categories in Bullseye, after all) and it happens to be a favourite subject of mine personally.

I think what follows is an interesting selection.  Try checking these with Bully:

ACCELERATE ACCIDENTALLY ACCOMMODATE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ACQUAINTANCE
ACQUIESCE ACQUIT ANALYSIS ANTIMACASSAR ANTIRRHINUM
ASCETICISM AUTOCHTHONOUS BELLWETHER BOUGAINVILLEA BOURGEOISIE
BROCCOLI BUREAUCRAT CEMETERY CHIHUAHUA CHLOROPHYLL
CHRYSANTHEMUM COLLOQUIAL COMMEMORATE COMMITTEE CONNOISSEUR
CONSENSUS COROLLARY CORRELATE DAIQUIRI DECEITFUL
DEFINITELY DESICCATE DIARRHOEA DIPHTHERIA DISAPPOINT
DULCIMER DUMBBELL DYSLEXIA ECSTASY ECZEMA
EMBARRASSED EXISTENCE FIERY FLABBERGASTED FLUORESCENT
FRACAS FULFIL GAUGE GENIUS GNEISS
GRAMMAR GOVERNMENT GUARANTEE HAEMORRHAGE HARASS
HIERARCHY HIPPOPOTAMUS HYPOCRISY IDIOSYNCRASY IMMEDIATELY
INADVERTENT INNOCUOUS INOCULATE IRRESISTIBLE KAMIKAZE
KINDERGARTEN LIAISON MACAQUE MANOEUVRE MILLENNIUM
MINUSCULE MISCELLANEOUS MISCHIEVOUS MNEMONIC MOCCASIN
NECESSARY OBSEQUIOUS OCCASIONALLY OCCURRENCE ONOMATOPOEIA
OPHTHALMOLOGY PARALLEL PEJORATIVE PEREMPTORY PERJURY
PERSEVERANCE PHARAOH PHOSPHORESCENCE PHYSIOGNOMY PLAGIARISE
PRECEDE PREROGATIVE PRIVILEGE PROCEED PRONUNCIATION
PROPAGATE PROSAIC PSYCHIATRY RECEIPT RECOMMEND
REFEREE REPERTOIRE RHODODENDRON SACRILEGIOUS SARCOPHAGUS
SCHADENFREUDE SECRETARY SEIZE SEPARATE SHERIFF
SIEVE SUPERSEDE SYNONYMOUS VACUUM VERRUCA
VIGNETTE WEIRD WITHHOLD    

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