2nd Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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strongspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. mentally powerful
a. powerful in a specific field
I dare say I should have had a strong back.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
It was sweet, and she did not know how strong it was.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
There is no doubt that the fresh, strong, pure air from the moor had a great deal to do with it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
ablespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having necessary power, skill, resources
It seemed so silly, she said to herself, to be near it and not be able to get in.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Huck closed up and shortened his distance, now, for they would never be able to see him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
I do not know enough about the wonderfulness of undiscovered things to be able to explain how this had happened to him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
subjectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a branch of knowledge studied, especially in a system of education
n. something being talked about or considered
Tom concluded to let Huck lead up to the subject.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
But at last he asked a question which opened up a new subject.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Meantime the subject of the arrest was being canvassed in every different form.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
understandspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. perceive the meaning of
v. have knowledge as on a particular subject
Any robin could understand Dickon, so his presence was not even disturbing.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
She could not understand how such a surly man could make such a coaxing sound.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
The robin thought he spoke this gibberish to them because they were not intelligent enough to understand feathered speech.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
armsspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. (plural) weapons
The new-born lamb was in his arms and the little red fox trotted by his side.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
He stretched himself out to his tallest height and he threw out his arms exultantly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Alice looked up, and there stood the Queen in front of them, with her arms folded, frowning like a thunderstorm.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
beautifulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. wonderful; very pleasing or satisfying
The book was a beautiful one with superb colored illustrations and he turned to one of them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
She was uplifted by a sudden feeling that he looked quite beautiful in spite of his thinness.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
He lay thinking for a while and then Mary saw his beautiful smile begin and gradually change his whole face.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
darkspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. with little or no light
n. the absence of light
I only drove over it in the dark.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
It was quite dark when she awakened again.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
His face was pitifully white and there were dark circles round his eyes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
finespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of superior quality; of high or highest grade
ad. very well.
But he was in a fine rage, nevertheless.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
But the other boys told him the fine clothes would come fast enough, after they should have begun their adventures.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
She thought Mrs. Medlock the most disagreeable person she had ever seen, with her common, highly colored face and her common fine bonnet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
readyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. in a suitable state for an action or situation; fully prepared
Therefore he must now begin to get ready.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
A little later the nurse made Colin ready.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
By this time the dental instruments were ready.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
commonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a piece of open land for public use
a. widespread; general; ordinary
Their speed was slow, however, because pitfalls were somewhat common, and had to be guarded against.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
But you yourself do not belong to the common order; and I, as you know well, have from a child followed in your footsteps.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHADOW
Plaints made in common are almost prayers, and prayers where two or three are gathered together invoke the mercy of heaven.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
markspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. stain, spot, line, etc., especially one that spoils the appearance of something
Then he showed them the mark, and they knew that what he had said was true.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
Nearly four years had passed away; at the end of the second he had ceased to mark the lapse of time.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
Then they all stuck a pin in their fingers to get blood to sign with, and I made my mark on the paper.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
interestspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. excite the attention of something
n. the state of wanting to know or learn about something
Mrs. Medlock saw this, and as she was a talkative woman she continued with more interest.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
Having made this discovery she naturally thought it of enough interest to communicate to Colin.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
Martha was waiting for her and the trouble in her face had been temporarily replaced by interest and curiosity.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
writtenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past participle) mark words on the surface of some material with a pen
It was written and signed by Albert.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
Nothing shall be written without your permission.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
The instant the letter was written, Carlini seized it, and hastened to the plain to find a messenger.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
can'tspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. can not
agespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed
n. a certain time in history
It seemed to him an age since he was there before.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
The three weeks he spent on his back this time seemed an entire age.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
The master, Mr. Dobbins, had reached middle age with an unsatisfied ambition.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
elsespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. other than the persons or things mentioned
ad. if not, usually preceded by or
Who would not give all else for two.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
There was nothing else to do, so Alice soon began talking again.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. Down the Rabbit-Hole
You remind me of some one else who loved the earth and things that grow.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
forcespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a unit that is part of some military service
v. drive against resistance
He again struck it, and with greater force.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
He had advanced at first, but stopped at the sight of this display of force.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
There all the thoughts which had disturbed me during my year of constant agony came back with double force.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
earlyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. during the first part of a period of time
a. done before the expected time
This is a pretty early tick, I reckon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Of course Mary did not waken early the next morning.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
There was a weak attempt at applause, but it died early.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
continuedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. without stop or interruption
v. (past tense) persist in an activity or process
They continued to whisper for some little time.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
At recess Tom continued his flirtation with Amy with jubilant self-satisfaction.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
The stillness continued; the master searched face after face for signs of guilt.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
everythingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
pron. all things; all the things of a group or class
Perhaps everything is dead in it already.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Also she began to believe that he knew everything in the world about flowers.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
There were gardens and paths and big trees, but everything looked dull and wintry.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
suddenlyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. happening unexpectedly
ad. quickly and without warning
Martha suddenly looked confused.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Presently he got rather interested and suddenly made a suggestion.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
While she was looking at the place where it had been, it suddenly appeared again.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
pastspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. gone by in time and no longer existing
prep. later than something; after
Fears for the Eggs became things of the past.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
I fidgeted up and down the raft, abusing myself to myself, and Jim was fidgeting up and down past me.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
The sun was deepening the gold of its lances, the bees were going home and the birds were flying past less often.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
deepspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. extending far down from the top or surface
ad. far on in time
They always had plenty to do after a warm deep sinking rain.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
She asked a great many questions and her blue eyes were full of deep thinking.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
The wind itself had ceased and a brilliant, deep blue sky arched high over the moorland.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
actspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. do something
n. anything done; performance
He did not act as the other humans did.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
His aunt detected the act and made him let it go.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Becky, glancing in at a window behind him at the moment, saw the act, and moved on, without discovering herself.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
meetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. come together, face to face
v. become acquainted with; be introduced to
Mercedes and the old man rushed to meet the shipowner and greeted him at the door.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
No one went to meet or speak to them and they seemed to open doors and look into rooms.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
But the sausage remained so long away, that they became uneasy, and the bird flew out to meet him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
southspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the direction which is on the right of a person facing the rising sun
No use to take it away till we start south.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
The door to it was at the south end, and was padlocked.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV.
Just at this time the famous massacres took place in the south of France.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
clearspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. easy to perceive, understand
v. make by removing any obstruction
Suddenly a clear rippling little sound broke out near her and she turned round.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
After supper there was still a long clear twilight to work in and that was her quiet time.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
The wind swept in soft big breaths down from the moor and was strange with a wild clear scented sweetness.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
roadspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a prepared way, usually with a smooth hard surface, along which wheeled vehicles can travel
I must go up the road and waylay him.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
I took up the river road as hard as I could put.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII.
A brougham stood on the road before the little outside platform.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
towardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
prep. in the direction of
a. in progress
She went toward the wall and found that there was a green door in the ivy, and that it stood open.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Once when she was walking toward him he picked up his spade and turned away as if he did it on purpose.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
She skipped down the walk toward him and he lifted his head and looked at her with a curious expression.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
copyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a thing made to be similar or identical to another
v. make a similar or identical version of; reproduce
Well, then, if you did, depend upon it, Fernand picked it up, and either copied it or caused it to be copied; perhaps, even, he did not take the trouble of recopying it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
Then he carried Haidee to her room, resigned her to the care of her attendants, and returning to his study, which he shut quickly this time, he again copied the destroyed will.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 90. The Meeting.
didn'tspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. did not
lowspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not high or tall
ad. near the ground, floor, or base
Then they both bowed low, and their curls got entangled together.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
A wind was rising and making a singular, wild, low, rushing sound.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
She was with a fair young man and they stood talking together in low strange voices.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
northspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the direction to the left of one facing the rising sun
It was the little robber maiden, who, tired of being at home, had determined to make a journey to the north; and afterwards in another direction, if that did not please her.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
rememberspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. think of again, have recollection
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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
But if everyone had got well again, surely some one would remember and come to look for her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
He was an ignorant old man and a tactless old man and he could only remember the things he had heard.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
naturalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of or being what exists or happens ordinarily in the world
They had concealed a natural chasm which led under the rock.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
It was such a real voice and it seemed so natural that he should hear it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
He understood by a sort of instinct so natural that he did not know it was understanding.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
hairspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any of the threadlike strands growing from the skin
n. a very small amount, degree, as of time or space
Her hair was ruffled on her forehead and her cheeks were bright pink.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
She had a little thin face and a little thin body, thin light hair and a sour expression.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Her black dress made her look yellower than ever, and her limp light hair straggled from under her black crepe hat.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
passspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. move or cause to move in a specified direction
n. a ticket or permit
Upon this bed the Princess was to pass the night.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE REAL PRINCESS
The Councillor stood still, and watched a most strange procession pass by.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
He could not conceive how this came to pass, for he never saw a human being in his house, and no one could have concealed himself in it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND