8th Grade Spelling Bee Study Words

By Kilmer Middle School
November 17, 2017

2017-2018 8th Grade Spelling List

*This list includes 50 challenging eighth-grade words and, to extend learning, 50 challenging ninth grade words. If you learn the spellings and meanings of these 100 words, you will be well prepared for an eighth-grade classroom bee. If you would like to be well prepared for a school spelling bee, ask your teacher for the 450-word School Spelling Bee Study List.

proviso premonition Seminole cupolas connubial
dragoons memorandum hallucinations grotesque unpropitious
gargoyle pastrami endeavor* or endeavour pulmonary caravel
anecdote germinate labyrinthine frontispiece millinery
brigands parenthetical excruciating succulent coppice
mandible crematoria lichenous clandestine pecuniary
crampon massacres chandeliers pestiferous expatiated
Sherpa petulance uncoquettish requisites supercilious
malign facilitate tempestuous pitons formaldehyde
boroughs extenuation Pyrenees incongruous vicissitudes
monomania incarcerated interpolated variegated oologist
taxidermy appendectomy cypress lassitude auspices
piteously subterranean disquisition avocations panegyric
strenuous financiers translucent raillery cabochon
intimation treacherous annexation sanguine verdigris
conundrum orthopedic* or orthopaedic expeditionaries tête–à–tête rhododendron
atrocity sphinx bilious mitochondria Kilimanjaro
voluminous lama interstices putrefaction coquelicot
propaganda celerity hermetically concierge ichthyosaurus
conspicuous acacias mythos gauss cicerone