2nd Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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westspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the direction towards which the sun sets
Another night when we was up at the head of the island, just before daylight, here comes a frame-house down, on the west side.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX.
By degrees the wind abated, vast gray clouds rolled towards the west, and the blue firmament appeared studded with bright stars.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
The clock of the Invalides struck a quarter to twelve; the west wind bore on its moistened gusts the doleful vibration of the three strokes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 82. The Burglary.
althoughspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
conj. in spite of the fact that; even though
Were I not a Raven, I should have taken the Princess myself, although I am promised.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
An unusual quiet possessed the village, although it was ordinarily quiet enough, in all conscience.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
His eyes were like two bright stars; and although the water trickled down his hair, it waved in beautiful curls.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE NAUGHTY BOY
goldspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. precious yellow metal used for making coins, ornaments, jewelry, etc
They had come upon a whole clump of crocuses burst into purple and orange and gold.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Then nothing but liquor had been found; there would have been a great powwow if it had been the gold.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
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
frontspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the side that is forward
v. face
One of his upper front teeth was loose.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
The artist erected a man in the front yard, that resembled a derrick.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
They sat down, and Tom fastened his candle to the wall in front of them with some clay.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
governmentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the governing body of a nation, state, or community
It is a misfortune, and government owes nothing to his family.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
Peste, I will do nothing of the kind; the moment they come from government you would find them execrable.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
The French government, without protecting them openly, as you know, gave countenance to volunteer assistance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
lengthspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. size of the gap between two places
n. the measurement of something from end to end
At length the carriage stopped.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
At length she took the shoes off, and then her legs had peace.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE RED SHOES
At length the woman hoped that God was about to grant her desire.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
probablyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. very likely
He was probably like herself and had never heard it before.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
If she had felt happy it would probably have lulled her to sleep.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
The dog looked foolish, and probably felt so; but there was resentment in his heart, too, and a craving for revenge.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
agospeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. in the past
a. gone by; past
She had been born ten years ago.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
I found the key and got in weeks ago.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
He told them how he had found the lamb just as the sun was rising three mornings ago.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
distancespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an amount of space between two things or people
v. make far off or remote in position or nature
He looked like a person listening to a new sound in the distance and wondering what it was.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
They felt no longing for the little village sleeping in the distance beyond the majestic waste of water.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
Then the howl of a far-off dog rose on the night air, and was answered by a fainter howl from a remoter distance.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
footspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. movable part of the body at the end of the leg
v. walk
The Knave did so, very carefully, with one foot.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII. The Queen's Croquet-Ground
The two marbles lay within a foot of each other.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
She put her foot out of bed and stood on the floor.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
wildspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. living in a state of nature
v. show lack of restraint or control
Let her run wild in the garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Us is near bein wild things ourselves.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
The boy looked wild enough, for he was badly scared.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
objectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a material thing that can be seen and touched
v. refuse to permit some action, speech
But, in fact, he did not object to her as strongly as he had at first.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
The Rajah did not object to his staying and so the procession was formed.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
By and by the tempest spent itself and died without accomplishing its object.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
smilespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. regard with favor
v. assume a facial expression indicating pleasure, favor, or amusement
Then she began to smile slowly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Dickon came in smiling his nicest wide smile.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
Dickon went and knelt down by them, smiling his wide smile.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
heavyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of great weight; difficult to lift or move
As soon as I got started I took out after the raft, hot and heavy, right down the towhead.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV.
She was awakened in the night by the sound of rain beating with heavy drops against her window.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
It would be better to explore some of these than bear the weight of the heavy time in idleness.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
plainspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. simple or ordinary
I can see that plain enough, she said outspokenly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
There was a stiff, plain little girl rather like herself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
Mary sat in her corner of the railway carriage and looked plain and fretful.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
wrotespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) compose; mark letters, words, or other symbols on a surface
But he wrote it again, nevertheless; he could not help it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Tom said it was a good idea, so he took a pencil and wrote it in.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
So Tom got out a sheet of paper that he had wrote the oath on, and read it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
brokenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. violently separated into small pieces;damaged
v. (past participle) cause to separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock
This indifference must be broken up at any cost.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
This time there were TWO little shrieks, and more sounds of broken glass.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill
The cholera had broken out in its most fatal form and people were dying like flies.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
appearspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. come into sight; become visible
v. perform publicly, as in a play, dance
There was a third point in view, which will appear hereafter.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
He did appear much disturbed when he read the letter that had brought me into this scrape.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
There are, indeed, some things which appear so impossible that the mind does not dwell on them for an instant.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
slowlyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. without speed
a. slow: moving at a low speed
She walked away, slowly thinking.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
The Dormouse slowly opened his eyes.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII. A Mad Tea-Party
She walked slowly down this place and stared at the faces which also seemed to stare at her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
insteadspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. as a replacement
ad. in preference
He looked as if he were made of flesh instead of ivory or wax.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
And now, as usual of late, he hung about the gate of the schoolyard instead of playing with his comrades.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
The far-reaching world of the moor itself looked softly blue instead of gloomy purple-black or awful dreary gray.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
raisedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. lifted; located or moved above the normal position
v. (past tense) lift or move to a higher position or level
It lays in de way Sollermun was raised.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV.
He reminded them of the imposing secret, and raised a ray of cheer.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
By and by he raised up part way and listened, with his head to one side.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
systemspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a set of connected things
n. the world or universe
He has been fortifying you, his beloved child, against the fatal effects of the poison, which has failed because your system was already impregnated with it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 100. The Apparition.
They considered the moon alone to be inhabited: they imagined it was the real heart of the universe or planetary system, on which the genuine Cosmopolites, or citizens of the world, dwelt.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
Oh," said Danglars, "I can, when circumstances render it desirable, adopt your system, although it may not be my general practice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
quietspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. making little or no noise
v. make or become silent, calm, or still
That was why the place was so quiet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
She gradually ceased crying and became quiet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
They were really very quiet for a little while.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
languagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a body of words
n. the system of communication used by a particular country
Eating the snake had given him power of understanding the language of animals.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
The longer he spoke with the boatmen, the more unintelligible did their language become to him.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
They had a language too; but surely nobody can expect that the soul of the watchman should understand it.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
weekspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a period of seven days
I have been to talk to him every day this week.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
The sun shone down for nearly a week on the secret garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Mrs. Medlock said I was to have a shilling a week to spend.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
wonderspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. doubt
n. something strange and surprising
And in wonder Mary and Dickon stood and stared at him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
She had begun to wonder why she had never seemed to belong to anyone even when her father and mother had been alive.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
More than once Dickon paused in what he was doing and stood still with a sort of growing wonder in his eyes, shaking his head softly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
figurespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person's bodily shape
v. judge, or think about
She was tall and of slender figure, and of a dazzling whiteness.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
At his door he perceived a figure in the shadow that seemed to wait for him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
Carmela was precisely the age and figure of Teresa, and Teresa was as handsome as Carmela.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
thirdspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. next after the second
a. ranked one level below the second
And the third night he did the same.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FROG-PRINCE
The robe of the one was red, that of the second blue, and that of the third white.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
The same thing happened the second and third night: so the king ordered his head to be cut off.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
simplespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. easily understood or done
Dickon was quite simple and unaffected about it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
It is a simple daisy, just bursting out of the bud.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
The simple fact that he could, took the desire away, and the charm of it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
remainspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. be left; continue to exist
No, thank you; I shall remain and look over the accounts with Danglars.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
You see that the men are gone; but my mother is still here, and will remain.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
I have promised to remain forever with you, and now I could not break my promise if I would.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
fightspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. contend with in battle or combat; war against
v. beat on somebody each other; quarrel
Then there were reading exercises, and a spelling fight.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
So the next morning the wolf sent the boar to challenge Sultan to come into the wood to fight the matter.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In OLD SULTAN
If they had been two little street boys they would have sprung at each other and had a rough-and-tumble fight.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
wallspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. continuous upright solid structure of stone, brick, concrete, etc. used to enclose, divide or protect
When she awakened she lay and stared at the wall.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Mary began to laugh, and as he hopped and took little flights along the wall she ran after him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
He twittered and chirped and hopped along the wall as if he were telling her all sorts of things.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
resultspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a consequence, effect, or outcome of something
v. occur or follow as the consequence of something
The boys examined three of them with no result.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
The children stood still and listened; but there was no result.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
As to Monte Cristo the result had surpassed his utmost expectations.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
besidespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
prep. at the side of; next to
ad. along the side of something
He threw himself upon his knees and Mary went down beside him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
They danced hand in hand beside the calm lake in the clear moonshine.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
She went and stood beside him and watched him a few moments in her cold little way.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
quicklyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. rapidly; very soon
Mary was quite willing to go quickly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
She ran as quickly as she could to the garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
She ran back to the house as quickly as her feet would carry her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
noticespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. attention
v. become aware of
She had wondered if he would notice her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
He took no notice of her and so at last she spoke to him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
He would hang out no signals, he would take notice of none.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
brightspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. full of light; shining
a. full of life; cheerful; happy
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 such red cheeks and such bright eyes and ate such a dinner that Martha was delighted.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
The chirp came from a thick holly bush, bright with scarlet berries, and Mary thought she knew whose it was.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X