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Can You Spell These 13 Words Added To The Dictionary In 2017?

In 2017, Merriam-Webster added over 1000 new words to the dictionary. Can you spell just a baker's dozen of them?

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209 Comments
Allison Aspden
8/13. I learnt the spelling & meaning of quite a few new words.
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Oct 8, 2021 10:13PM
Barry Crews
Thanks for confirmation of correct selection!
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Oct 8, 2021 6:33AM
Barry Crews
Brian Gantnier, always seen it in print as 'yowsa'
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Oct 8, 2021 6:33AM
Barry Crews
8. Guess I need to do a bit more modern reading
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Oct 8, 2021 6:32AM
Allison Aspden
8/13. Never heard of a lot of these uncommon words.
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Sep 29, 2021 6:50AM
Darlene Davidson
8/13. Knew not when to hyphen and when not to hyphen.
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Sep 24, 2021 6:59PM
Sharon P
9/13 Amazing! You know your new words pretty well!
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Aug 8, 2021 6:22PM
Brian Gantnier
Got 8/13 wrong. Only 5 correct, still considered Awesome. #10, surprise or amazement, if connected to comic books and superheroes I believe is Yawza.
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Jul 26, 2021 9:05PM
Susan Hodson
Really enjoyed this quiz. Interesting and informative.
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Jun 15, 2021 5:04AM
Cindy Ursan
Sue Grayson, they’re NEW words. They often add new words that become well-used.
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May 20, 2021 7:15PM
Cindy Ursan
I got 12! Good quiz and thanks for the answers- learned some new and interesting words today!
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May 20, 2021 7:13PM
jch
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7/13. Mostly guesses.
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Apr 27, 2021 3:43PM
Isabel Weinberg
9 right, 8 of them guesses
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Apr 10, 2021 2:05PM
Claire Mitchell
Really different!
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Apr 4, 2021 11:47AM

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