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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of spell.


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  • She was a large woman, with elaborately braided hair, and gold necklace with a charm that had her name spelled out in script: Denise.

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  • Drew pulled up in front of NuWay Café, the name spelled out in white on a red and yellow awning.

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  • I picked up my iced tea glass to admire my name spelled out in bright rose.

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  • Picturing the little caption with my name spelled wrong that might appear on the TV screen if this piece ran on the news, I leaned forward to speak directly into the foam covering.

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  • I dont remember very much from nursery school, but I remember the first day, seeing my name spelled out in my cubby.

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  • I was surprised to see his name spelled out on a letter.

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  • Blog subscribers would get to see the title spelled correctly, of course, in order to get “value” from their subscription.

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  • And he told her your name was pronounced a little differently—Mar-kees, not Marcus—and spelled differently, M-A-R-Q-U-I-S, and he hid everything that had your name spelled correctly. . .

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  • As an anagram, the word spelled out “KGC RAAYB,” or a phonetic version of the KGC password, RABE.

    Shadow of the Sentinel

  • “The word spelled S-N-A-F-U—pronounced in a manner similar to the Tellarite insult and obscenity that you think I said—is an acronym for ‘situation normal, all … fouled up.’”



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