ellesieg (ellesieg) wrote in 1word1day,

Tuesday Word: sussultatory

If something is sussultatory, it's characterized by strong up-and-down vibrations -- like an earthquake, an unruly washing machine or one of those amusement park rides you feel uncomfortable walking by without an umbrella.

Shayley Martin was eliminated from the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee after misspelling sussultatory, tying for 33rd place. She's back this year, ready to compete for her fourth year in a row!

Only 14 days, 10 hours and 55 minutes until the next national bee!
Tags: adjective, italian, s, wordsmith: ellesieg

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