These words are from the mPulse Spelling Bee competition for 9 – 15 year-olds. Do you think you can spell them before time runs out?

A brand name for a long, thin strip of sticky and usually transparent material that is sold in a roll and is used for joining together things such as paper or card

A way of doing something especially the usual or correct way

A thing that you buy and/or keep to remind yourself of a place, an occasion or a holiday/vacation

A person who is not accepted by a social group, especially because he or she is not liked, respected or trusted

The night of October 31, when children dress in scary costumes

A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power

Valued too highly

To be slow to speak or act because you feel uncertain or nervous

Pale purple in colour

To act between two parties with a view to reconciling differences


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