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representspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. stand or act in the place of, as agent does
This is the kind of difficulty which I wished to represent to you, my dear count.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
The baron took the pen and signed, then the representative.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
Both sexes were about equally represented in the packed audience.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
rootspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the part of a plant that grows down into the soil
v. implant or establish deeply
When we was passing by the kitchen I fell over a root and made a noise.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
In the course of her digging with her pointed stick Mistress Mary had found herself digging up a sort of white root rather like an onion.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
Oh, great city, it is in thy palpitating bosom that I have found that which I sought; like a patient miner, I have dug deep into thy very entrails to root out evil thence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
someonespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
pron. some person; somebody
The maid heard someone standing at the house-door, knocking.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WEDDING OF MRS FOX
Then they went back to the meadow together, but someone had stolen the calf, and it was gone.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
The following day, early in the morning, while the Clerk was still in bed, someone knocked at his door.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
wheelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any machine shaped having a circular frame
v. move, roll
Round went the wheel again to the old song, and the manikin once more spun the heap into gold.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In RUMPELSTILTSKIN
And round about the wheel went merrily; the work was quickly done, and the straw was all spun into gold.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In RUMPELSTILTSKIN
Mary and Dickon wheeled about and looked.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
includespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. contain as part of a whole
This was including Miss Watson, as I took it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III.
You are included in the conscription, Fernand, and are only at liberty on sufferance, liable at any moment to be called upon to take up arms.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
The names of all, including Carlini, were placed in a hat, and the youngest of the band drew forth a ticket; the ticket bore the name of Diovolaccio.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
gasspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. anything that is like air
poundspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a unit of weight in general use equal to 16 oz, 0.4536 kg
v. strike heavily and repeatedly
Dantes had been flung into the sea, and was dragged into its depths by a thirty-six pound shot tied to his feet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
We performed the usual burial service, and he is at his rest, sewn up in his hammock with a thirty-six pound shot at his head and his heels, off El Giglio island.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
Presently the confusion took form, and through the fog of battle Tom appeared, seated astride the new boy, and pounding him with his fists.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
metalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. solid shiny mineral substance which can be shaped by pressure and used for passing an electric current
Caderousse was filled with wonder; the young man's words sounded to him like metal, and he thought he could hear the rushing of cascades of louis.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
shoutspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. utter a loud call or cry
n. a loud call or cry
Mary did not shout, but she looked at things.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
He would shout and maybe some one would come.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
A shout of laughter followed this brutal jest.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
areaspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a region or part of a town, a country, or the world
centerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a point around which anything revolves
A table in the center was set with a good substantial breakfast.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
temperaturespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment
They reached the building, ornamented with magnificent fruits, which ripen at the beginning of July in the artificial temperature which takes the place of the sun, so frequently absent in our climate.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 71. Bread and Salt.
productspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. (plural) the totality of goods that a company makes available
My journeys became more and more extensive and more productive.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
cellspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the basic structural unit of all organisms
All day Dantes walked up and down his cell.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
He remained in his cell, and this visit only increased the belief in his insanity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
It consisted of a plan of his own cell and that of Dantes, with the passage which united them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
everyonespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
pron. every person; everybody
He was soon able to imitate the gait and manner of everyone in the street.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
And from this time forth everyone could again go into the forest with safety.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
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
anglespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the space within two lines diverging from a common point; a viewpoint or standpoint
At the left of the opening was a dark and deep angle.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
I took the wrong angle, and have come out fifteen feet from where I intended.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
He advanced towards the angle, and summoning all his resolution, attacked the ground with the pickaxe.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
mapspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface
So he fetched his map, and looked for the castle, but could not find it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
de Villefort at the moment when the count, leaning over a large table, was tracing on a map the route from St. Petersburg to China.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
Then he fetched other older maps, and they went on looking for the castle until at last they found it, but it was many thousand miles away.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
patternspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a decorative or artistic work
v. decorate with a recurring design
It was of a pattern which does not vary, and so it is familiar to us all.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
These were pistols of an especial pattern, which Monte Cristo had had made for target practice in his own room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview.
Large drops of perspiration were now standing on his brow, while the garments that hung about him were so ragged that one could only guess at the pattern upon which they had originally been fashioned.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
planespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an airplane
v. soar without moving the wings
Debray was admitted to the house for this grand ceremony, but on the same plane with every one else, and without any particular privilege.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
melodyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement
One wrote a whole poem about it, and said the bell sounded like the voice of a mother to a good dear child, and that no melody was sweeter than the tones of the bell.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE BELL
At length the boat touched the shore, but without effort, without shock, as lips touch lips; and he entered the grotto amidst continued strains of most delicious melody.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
And furthermore, the Prince had a nightingale, who could sing in such a manner that it seemed as though all sweet melodies dwelt in her little throat.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SWINEHERD
factorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. number, except 1, by which a large number can be divided exactly
n. fact, circumstance
verbspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a word used to describe an action
syllablespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound
I swear to you by him who died for us that naught shall induce me to breathe one syllable to my jailers; but I conjure you do not abandon me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
He did not mention a syllable of your embarrassment to me, when he knows that, alone and isolated as I am, I seek every opportunity of making the acquaintance of my neighbors.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
solvespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. find the answer; clear up; explain
v. work out the answer
unitspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a single thing or person
n. any group or individual
I never saw more simple tastes united to greater magnificence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
It consisted of a plan of his own cell and that of Dantes, with the passage which united them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
He did not even know I existed when it was arranged by your two families that you should be united.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
dictionaryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information
Valentine rose to fetch the dictionary.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
As soon as she was gone, Noirtier made a sign to Morrel to take the dictionary.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
Valentine then took the dictionary, and the notary watched her while she turned over the pages.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 59. The Will.
nounspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
fractionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a numerical quantity that is not a whole numbers; a very small amount
He was so clever; he could reckon fractions in his head.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
problemspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any question involving difficulty
He was drawing in this circle geometrical lines, and seemed as much absorbed in his problem as Archimedes was when the soldier of Marcellus slew him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
easyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not hard or difficult
His speech was so quick and easy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
You could easy see that something had been dragged over the ground.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
She was as simple-hearted and honest as the day was long, and so she was an easy victim.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
vowelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the sound of greatest sonority
numeralspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of denoting a number
n. a symbol used to represent a number
The life of a man was to him of far less value than a numeral, especially when, by taking it away, he could increase the sum total of his own desires.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
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.
Gerda knew every flower; and, numerous as they were, it still seemed to Gerda that one was wanting, though she did not know which.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
scientistspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person who works in a science
equationspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the act of regarding as equal
n. a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
The tick escaped from Tom, presently, and crossed the equator.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
"An island situated on the other side of the equator, at least two thousand leagues from here," replied the count.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
dividspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. separated into parts or pieces
a. separated
Three compartments divided the coffer.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
Edmond had one friend only, and thus it cannot be divided.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
Monte Cristo entered the tower, which was divided into three stories.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 61. How a Gardener May Get Rid of the Dormice tha...
widespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having considerable from side to side; broad
ad. to the full extent of opening
Dickon curved his wide smiling mouth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Dickon came in smiling his nicest wide smile.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
He opened his eyes quite wide with indignation.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
consonantspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a speech sound that is not a vowel
a. in agreement
let'sspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. let us
diedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) stop living; pass away, pass gradually
She did not cry because her nurse had died.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Mr. Craven had it shut when his wife died so sudden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
My mother died when I was born and it makes him wretched to look at me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
climbspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an event that involves rising to a higher point
v. go up or advance
He was overjoyed to see her, and longed to get to the top of the mountain, but the sides were so slippery that every time he attempted to climb he fell back again.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
Then Rapunzel let down the braids of her hair, and the enchantress climbed up to her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
It was not until she climbed to the second floor that she thought of turning the handle of a door.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
you'respeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. you are