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exercisespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. activity requiring physical effort especially to improve health and fitness
v. use or apply
Mary was glowing with exercise and good spirits.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
He looked up at the sky, flushed and glowing with the strangely new exercise, slight as it was.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
After the ceremony Colin always took his walking exercise and throughout the day he exercised his newly found power at intervals.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
energyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. available power
n. an exertion of such power
He thought himself strong enough, for he mistook fever for energy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
Morrel uttered these words with an energy which made the count shudder.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
There was an energy, a conviction, and a sincerity in the manner of the young man, which silenced the tumult.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
colorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the quality of an object with respect to light reflected by the object
His lips were fuller and of a normal color.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
His whole face brightened and a little color came into it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
It was so new and big and wonderful and such a heavenly color.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
lakespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a body of water surrounded by land
The meal sifted out and made a little track all the way to the lake.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
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 then came to a large lake, where there was neither ship nor boat.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE STORY OF A MOTHER
skinspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. natural outer covering of an animal or human body
On the way he passed by a mill, and there sat a raven with broken wings, and out of pity he took him and wrapped him in the skin.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
Then Tom tumbled his ham over the bluff and let himself down after it, tearing both skin and clothes to some extent in the effort.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
They salted the flesh, and the peasant went into the town and wanted to sell the skin there, so that he might buy a new calf with the proceeds.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
circlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. travel around something
n. movement once around a course
It all seemed most majestic and mysterious when they sat down in their circle.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
Carlini raised her in his arms, and carried her out of the circle of firelight.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Two hundred deer and more came running inside the circle at once, and the huntsmen shot them.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE PINK
memberspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one of the persons who compose a social group
n. anything that belongs to a set or class
The Cadets paraded in a style calculated to kill the late member with envy.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
He promised to abstain from smoking, chewing, and profanity as long as he remained a member.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
In Roeskilde, too, the members of the Danish Diet assemble.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK
typespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a category of things having common characteristics
v. write on a computer by pressing the keys
countspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. add up
n. calculation
He then set himself to work to count his fortune.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
Most everybody would a been satisfied with the pile, and took it on trust; but no, they must count it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV.
An aged count once lived in Switzerland, who had an only son, but he was stupid, and could learn nothing.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE THREE LANGUAGES
fillspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make full, become full
Do as you like with your own, but do not fill or empty mine.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
It would be long indeed ere you would find so lucrative a post as that you have now the good fortune to fill.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
Out of all the numerous clerks that used to fill the deserted corridor and the empty office, but two remained.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
recordspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. write down piece of information so that it will be known in the future
n. a report, list,or achievements
The judge said it was the holiest time on record, or something like that.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V.
If he only had a clean Sunday-school record he could be willing to go, and be done with it all.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
He said that in that way it could be strung out to as much as eighty year, and would be the best time on record.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI.
speedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. full rate of motion
v. move quickly
The count said a word in Arabic to Ali, and the horses went on at great speed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
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
The duke left the royal presence with the speed of a young man; his really sincere royalism made him youthful again.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 10. The King's Closet at the Tuileries.
basespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the lowest part or edge of something
v. use as a point from which something can develop
This change of base occurred often.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
The rock, already shaken by the explosion, tottered on its base.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
And he sprang from the rock in order to inspect the base on which it had formerly stood.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
sitespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. physical position in relation to the surroundings; position; location
sailspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. travel on water in a ship or boat
n. a piece of material extended on a mast to catch the wind
De white one gits him to go right a little while, den de black one sail in en bust it all up.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
They could not talk, the old sail flapped so furiously, even if the other noises would have allowed them.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
When the patron awoke, the vessel was hurrying on with every sail set, and every sail full with the breeze.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
icespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. frozen water
v. freeze
She is no doubt gone to Lapland; for there is always snow and ice there.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
I should like to have seen the count take something in my house, if only an ice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 70. The Ball.
From time to time chills ran through his whole body, and clutched his heart in a grasp of ice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
fingerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any of the terminal members of the hand
The first thing the beetle did was to take him by the finger.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
She wore a green brocade dress and held a green parrot on her finger.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
And with these words the bride drew forth the finger and shewed it to the assembled guests.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
pickedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. specially chosen or selected
v. (past tense) choose or select from among a group
So then I got a shovel, and then we picked and shoveled, turn about, and made the fur fly.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI.
When he emerged at the quarry he felt secure, and so he picked up his nimble heels and flew.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
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
regionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a particular large area, especially of land, as a part of a country
designspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function
v. plan or develop for a certain purpose
A change of ideas presented themselves to his brain, like a new design on the kaleidoscope.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
I am one of the gang, but have got religgion and wish to quit it and lead an honest life again, and will betray the helish design.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX.
The drawing-rooms were decorated with the rarest pictures by the old masters, the boudoirs hung with draperies from China, of fanciful colors, fantastic design, and wonderful texture.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 63. The Dinner.
holespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an opening through something; gap
n. a small, shabby place
He knelt down by the hole and broke the pot from the mould.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
In its happy days flowers had been tucked away into every inch and hole and corner.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
When Dickon had deepened the hole Colin went on turning the soft earth over and over.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
oceanspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a very large expanse of sea
The mighty river lay like an ocean at rest.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
The sun, red and flaming, was sinking into the embrace of the welcoming ocean.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
She was looking at the sea, and her form was outlined on the blue ocean and sky.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
buildspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make or construct something by putting parts or material together
n. shape and size of the human body
They will all disappear, like the fabrics children build with cards, and which fall, one by one, under the breath of their builder, even if there are two hundred of them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
So Chanticleer began to build a little carriage of nutshells: and when it was finished, Partlet jumped into it and sat down, and bid Chanticleer harness himself to it and draw her home.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
The gloomy building rose from the bosom of the ocean with imposing majesty and seemed to dominate the scene.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
ohspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
inte. used to express a range of emotions
Well, I have too," said Tom; "oh, hundreds of times.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Do not think I wish to turn you out, my dear Debray," continued Danglars; "oh, no, not at all.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
Oh," replied Valentine with a convulsive movement, "oh, indeed, Maximilian, you are too timid for an officer, for a soldier who, they say, never knows fear.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
travelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the act of going from one place to another
v. make a trip for pleasure
After some time he took it in his head that he would travel to Rome.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE THREE LANGUAGES
It would be impossible to make use of a diligence, equally so to engage post-horses; to travel either way a passport was necessary.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
Besides, it is no reason because you have not seen an execution at Paris, that you should not see one anywhere else; when you travel, it is to see everything.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
centspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a monetary unit of the US, Canada, equal to one hundredth of a dollar
The funds rose one per cent higher than before they had fallen.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 61. How a Gardener May Get Rid of the Dormice tha...
She went out to see for herself; and she would have been content to find twenty per cent.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Some of them kinds of loafers never has a cent in the world, nor a chaw of tobacco of their own.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI.
developedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) grow into a more mature or advanced state
a. advanced to a specified degree
Laughing is an infallible sign of the highest degree of mental development.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
He was the same man, or rather the development of the same man, whom we have heretofore seen as assistant attorney at Marseilles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
Robins are not like human beings; their muscles are always exercised from the first and so they develop themselves in a natural manner.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
correctspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. right; without mistakes
v. make right; take out mistakes from
The proverb was but too correct as regarded Benedetto, and even in his infancy he manifested the worst disposition.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
The count had spoken correctly.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
A man like Danglars was wholly inaccessible to any gentler method of correction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
instrumentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a mechanical tool
Near her was the instrument on which she had just been playing; it was elegantly fashioned, and worthy of its mistress.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
Examine the past and the present, and endeavor to dive into futurity, and then say whether I am not a divine instrument.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
It was a continual scratching, as if made by a huge claw, a powerful tooth, or some iron instrument attacking the stones.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
testspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. take measures to check the quality, performance, or reliability
n. a procedure intended to establish the quality, performance, or reliability
There was once upon a time an old fox with nine tails, who believed that his wife was not faithful to him, and wished to put her to the test.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WEDDING OF MRS FOX
Then the figure, from whom she could not detach her eyes, and who appeared more protecting than menacing, took the glass, and walking towards the night-light held it up, as if to test its transparency.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 100. The Apparition.
Then he said to himself, "I must put this to the test, but without compromising anybody."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
rowspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a number of people or things in a straight line
v. move a boat through the water with long poles
There was a whole row of them standing from the town-gates to the palace.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
Three rows of benches on each side and six rows in front of him were occupied by the dignitaries of the town and by the parents of the pupils.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
As Tom wended to school after breakfast, he was the envy of every boy he met because the gap in his upper row of teeth enabled him to expectorate in a new and admirable way.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
sectionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a part that is cut off or separated
In one place, far from the section usually traversed by tourists, the names "BECKY & TOM" had been found traced upon the rocky wall with candle-smoke, and near at hand a grease-soiled bit of ribbon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
wavespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. rough top of the water when the sea is not calm
v. move one's hand to and in greeting
The racket stopped, and the wave sucked back.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII.
The countess bent her head, as if beneath a heavy wave of bitter thoughts.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
The word reached his ear as a wave which he no longer had the strength to surmount passed over his head.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
describespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. tell in written or spoken words
v. label
This word was pronounced in a manner impossible to describe.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
It is impossible to describe what Morrel suffered during this enumeration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
It would be difficult to describe the state of stupor in which Villefort left the Palais.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
scalespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a balance or any of various other instruments or devices for weighing
v. weigh
Until then he had been sustained by rage, by his strength of mind, by despair, by the supreme agony which led the Titans to scale the heavens, and Ajax to defy the gods.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
The jeweller took the ring, and drawing from his pocket a pair of steel pliers and a small set of copper scales, he took the stone out of its setting, and weighed it carefully.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
I am endeavoring," he thought, "to make this man happy; I look upon this restitution as a weight thrown into the scale to balance the evil I have wrought.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
tinyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. very small
He had a tiny plump body and a delicate beak, and slender delicate legs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Just after she had closed the cabinet door she heard a tiny rustling sound.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
It seemed like a thing alive and yet its tiny voice made the stillness seem deeper.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
rollspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. move along a surface by turning over and over, as a ball or a wheel
The carriage continued to roll on with frightful speed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
She sends you her compliments; and here is a roll for you.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
At the end of ten minutes the vessel begins to roll heavily and settle down.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.