2nd Grade Spelling Words With Definition

Grade 2: With Definition - 1
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 Grade 2: With Definition - 1
himselfspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
pron. a reflexive form of him
Colin looked rather like a picture himself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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He says he feels sometimes as if he was a bird or a rabbit himself, he likes them so.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Though his father rarely saw him when he was awake, he was given all sorts of wonderful things to amuse himself with.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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yetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. at the present time; now
conj. though; still
He is not going to tell Mrs. Medlock anything about it yet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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There's green in that wood yet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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And yet it's not impudence, either.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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thoughspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
conj. in spite of the fact that
ad. for all that; however
There would be, birds outside though there would not be ponies or sheep.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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It seemed to Mistress Mary as if she understood him, too, though he was not speaking in words.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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It was really this mention of Dickon which made Mary decide to go out, though she was not aware of it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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againstspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
prep. in or into physical contact with something
prep. in opposition to
He sat down with his back against a tree.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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There were bare flower-beds on either side of it and against the walls ivy grew thickly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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A boy was sitting under a tree, with his back against it, playing on a rough wooden pipe.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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everspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. at all times, always, at any time
And it made him queerer than ever.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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They looked fuller of lace than ever this morning, but her eyes were not laughing at all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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She had a very pretty manner, too, and Mary has the most unattractive ways I ever saw in a child.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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nothingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. not at all
n. no thing; not anything
Five and Seven said nothing, but looked at Two.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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There was nothing else to do, so Alice soon began talking again.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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lovespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an intense feeling of deep affection
v. feel a deep romantic
Despised love struck not with woe.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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Give my love to mother and every one of you.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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And her mother took hold of her nose, and pinched it till it was red and blue; but this was all done out of pure love.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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kingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
So the duke and the king went to overhauling our wigwam, to see what the beds was like.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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The king got out an old ratty deck of cards after breakfast, and him and the duke played seven-up a while, five cents a game.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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It was like being taken in state round the country of a magic king and queen and shown all the mysterious riches it contained.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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heartspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. organ that pumps blood through the body
n. center of a person's thoughts and emotions
The queer feeling in her heart increased.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Mary looked at his poor little tired face and swollen eyes and her heart relented.
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She had not expected him to remember her at all and her hard little heart grew quite warm.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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wholespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. complete
n. the entire quantity
He thought that the whole world belonged to him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The sunshine made the whole place look different.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Alice led the way, and the whole party swam to the shore.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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heardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) perceive by the ear, listen to, give or pay attention to
She had heard that he was a very young officer who had just come from England.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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She had quite forgotten the Duchess by this time, and was a little startled when she heard her voice close to her ear.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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After a time she heard a little pattering of feet in the distance, and she hastily dried her eyes to see what was coming.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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toldspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) give information in spoken or written words
Certainly they had never told her things.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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It was, no doubt: only Alice did not like to be told so.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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Mrs. Medlock came and looked at her every day or two, but no one inquired what she did or told her what to do.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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seenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past participle) look at, perceive things mentally, understand
That reminded Mary of the first time she had seen him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Perhaps it led into the garden which no one had seen for ten years.
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She had never seen a room at all like it and thought it curious and gloomy.
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momentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an indefinitely short period of time; instant
n. the present time or any other particular time
Almost the next moment a wonderful thing happened.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The Duchess took her choice, and was gone in a moment.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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At that moment a very good thing was happening to her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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amongspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
prep. in connection with
prep. in the number of
This speech caused a remarkable sensation among the party.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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They were to drive over the moor and lunch out of doors among the heather.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The new-born lamb Dickon had found three days before lying by its dead mother among the gorse bushes on the moor.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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coursespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. subject
v. flow
Of course Mary did not waken early the next morning.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Of course, it did seem to begin to grow for her that morning.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Of course Dr. Craven had been sent for the morning after Colin had had his tantrum.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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cannotspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. can not
Two things cannot be in one place.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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I cannot give you time or attention.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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I cannot help thinking of the dead maidens.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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howeverspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. nevertheless; yet
conj. in whatever way, manner, or state
He never seemed to have been amused, however.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Nobody suffered half as much as the two boys did, however.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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Before she was half way home, however, she had changed her mind.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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quitespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. completely, wholly, or entirely
ad. to some degree; fairly
So she set the little creature down, and felt quite relieved to see it trot away quietly into the wood.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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She had quite forgotten the Duchess by this time, and was a little startled when she heard her voice close to her ear.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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As soon as she was small enough to get through the door, she ran out of the house, and found quite a crowd of little animals and birds waiting outside.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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broughtspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) come to a place with, cause to appear in the mind
Mary went and brought her back.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The child is to be brought here.
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Which brought them back again to the beginning of the conversation.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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feltspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) have a sensation of something, other than by sight, hearing, taste, or smell
Alice felt that this could not be denied, so she tried another question.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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She felt very curious to know what it was all about, and crept a little way out of the wood to listen.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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So she set the little creature down, and felt quite relieved to see it trot away quietly into the wood.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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sincespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. from then till now
conj. because; as
I never ketched cold since I was born.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Four good things had happened to her, in fact, since she came to Misselthwaite Manor.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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He really did not mind being snubbed since the snubbing meant that the lad was gaining strength and spirit.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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powerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. ability to do
v. inspire
There was a power of style about her.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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Three hundred dollars is a power of money.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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I can give her no more power than what she has already.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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themselvesspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
pron. an emphatic form of them or they
When people had the cholera it seemed that they remembered nothing but themselves.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The station was a small one and nobody but themselves seemed to be getting out of the train.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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They enjoyed themselves so much that they forgot the pictures and they forgot about the time.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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presentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. in a particular place
n. the period of time now occurring
Here, then, we will stay for the present.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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This comes hoping to find you well as it leaves me at present.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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So he thought he would hold the tooth in reserve for the present, and seek further.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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voicespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. express something in words
n. sound or sounds uttered through the mouth
His voice has a timid and tremulous sound.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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He looked at Alice, and tried to speak, but for a minute or two sobs choked his voice.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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She had quite forgotten the Duchess by this time, and was a little startled when she heard her voice close to her ear.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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lessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. not so much
a. of lower rank
She thrust it away again, but with less animosity.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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She must be less delicate before she begins lessons.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Within two minutes, or even less, he had forgotten all his troubles.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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poorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support
This answer so confused poor Alice, that she let the Dormouse go on for some time without interrupting it.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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It had been about a poor hunchback and a beautiful princess and it had made her suddenly sorry for Mr. Archibald Craven.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The poor little Lizard, Bill, was in the middle, being held up by two guinea-pigs, who were giving it something out of a bottle.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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stoodspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) maintain an upright position, support by one's feet
A brougham stood on the road before the little outside platform.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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A neat, thin old man stood near the manservant who opened the door for them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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She was with a fair young man and they stood talking together in low strange voices.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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withinspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. inside; indoors
prep. in the course or period of, as in time
The two marbles lay within a foot of each other.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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Just as they got within its shelter the storm burst and the rain poured down.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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As the school quieted down Tom made an honest effort to study, but the turmoil within him was too great.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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matterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. be of importance
n. a situation under consideration; a topic
Neither he nor Mary had ever asked if anything was the matter with his legs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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He said it as if he was so accustomed to the idea that it had ceased to matter to him at all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The baby grunted again, and Alice looked very anxiously into its face to see what was the matter with it.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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certainspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. confident; sure
It seemed very certain that something was upholding and uplifting him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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A certain Amy Lawrence vanished out of his heart and left not even a memory of herself behind.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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Why, I spotted you for a boy when you was threading the needle; and I contrived the other things just to make certain.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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halfspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. in part; partly
n. one of two; a part of a pair
And this was not the half of the Magic.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The nurse came forward as if she were half afraid.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Colin half sat up, turning toward her, leaning on his elbows.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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orderspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. give a instruction to do something
n. a request to supply goods
set fire to the famous temple of Diana, in order to.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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That was the order I wanted, and that was the one I played for.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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The nurse went away, concealing a smile, to give the order for two breakfasts.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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truespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. conforming to reality or fact
ad. exactly or accurately
And it really seemed as if it must be true.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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It was true that she had turned red and then pale.
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It was true that there was no one in the bungalow but herself and the little rustling snake.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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anythingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
pron. used to refer to a thing, no matter what
ad. in any degree; in any way; at all
But no one would tell her anything and her Ayah did not come.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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It all sounded so unlike India, and anything new rather attracted her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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She frowned because she remembered that her father and mother had never talked to her about anything in particular.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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believespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. accept as true; take to be true
v. be confident about something
She did not believe she was speaking the truth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Also she began to believe that he knew everything in the world about flowers.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Since so many rooms had been built, people must have lived in them, but it all seemed so empty that she could not quite believe it true.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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