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spelling

verb
present participle of spell

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1 to cast a spell on
  • it was as if he had spelled the public into believing his ridiculous claims

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The first known use of spelling was in the 15th century

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spellers

spelling

spelling out

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“Spelling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spelling. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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