3rd Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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historyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. past events
Then little Gerda cried, and told her her whole history, and all that the Ravens had done for her.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
Then, compelled to quit Rome, he went and got himself obscurely killed in a night skirmish, scarcely noticed in history.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
And it seemed to both of them it contained much that resembled their own history; and those parts that were like it pleased them best.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
officespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a room assigned to specific persons in a commercial organization
He was, as this remark shows, a man full of philanthropy, and in every way fit for his office.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
While she was doing this kind office one of her cheeses fell out of the basket, and rolled down the hill.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In FREDERICK AND CATHERINE
I only await one thing before following your advice; that is, a minister who will hold office for six months.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
churchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a building used for public Christian worship
He always brought his mother to church, and was the pride of all the matrons.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Sabbath-school hours were from nine to half-past ten; and then church service.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Dickon stood quite still and put his hand on Mary almost as if they had suddenly found themselves laughing in a church.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
companyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. fellowship; association
n. a commercial business
Well, there is company there, I reckon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
She had often been tired of her company.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
He remembered that there was company at the pump.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
especiallyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. used to single out one thing over all others
ad. to a great extent; very much
Monsieur Baptistin especially; I could never get such a man as that.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
Diable, when a churchman is killed, it should be with a different weapon than a log, especially when he has behaved like a father.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
At this moment he was especially convincing because he suddenly felt the fascination of actually making a sort of speech like a grown-up person.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
yourselfspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
pron. a reflexive form of you
pron. you personally
But mother, she was put out about your seemin to be all by yourself like.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
"You'll go by yourself," she answered.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
You'll have to play about and look after yourself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
armspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. each of the two upper limbs of the human body
Mistress Mary put her hand on his arm again without knowing it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Mary put on her coat and hat and took her skipping-rope over her arm.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Dickon laughed so that he was obliged to stifle the sound by putting his arm over his mouth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
savespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. rescue from danger or possible harm or loss
v. lay up money as the result of economy
Because nothing can save you; your wounds are mortal.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 83. The Hand of God.
They told him that their father was very ill, and that they were afraid nothing could save him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WATER OF LIFE
Morrel will have nothing to reproach us with, we have tried to save the ship, let us now save ourselves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
troublespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. difficulty or problems
v. put to inconvenience, exertion, pains
Mother said that there was enough trouble and raging in th house to set any child wrong.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
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
She heard neither voices nor footsteps, and wondered if everybody had got well of the cholera and all the trouble was over.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
wrongspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not correct or true
n. an injustice
She used the wrong Magic until she made him beat her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
Mother said that there was enough trouble and raging in th house to set any child wrong.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
And she felt she was quite right; but of course now she felt that Colin was quite wrong.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
variousspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. different from one another; of different kinds or sorts
Between these large dishes were smaller ones containing various dainties.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
He waylaid other boys as they came, and went on buying tickets of various colors ten or fifteen minutes longer.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
So he thought over various plans for relief, and finally hit upon that of professing to be fond of Pain-killer.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
particularspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. special or more than usual
n. a small single part of a whole; detail
He was always just that particular.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI.
Towards daybreak we tied up, and Jim was mighty particular about hiding the raft good.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
He had no opinion of the Doxology and he did not make the suggestion with any particular reverence.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
chiefspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a leader or ruler of a people
a. most important; main
But the chief, without taking the money, made a sign to him to follow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Their demand was fair, and the chief inclined his head in sign of acquiescence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Sometimes a chief is wanted, but when a chief presents himself he rarely has to wait long for a band of followers.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
chancespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a time when you can do something
v. happen by accident or unexpectedly
If I or she should chance to be.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII. Alice's Evidence
So he played with him every time he got a chance.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
He began to hate himself for throwing away the chance Becky had offered for a reconciliation.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
dealspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a secret or underhand agreement
v. be able to handle competently or successfully
She had found out a great deal this morning.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
He chirped a good deal and had a very busy air, as if he were showing her things.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
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
visitspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. go to see and spend time with someone socially
For we are going a visit to pay.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
He had made his visit and had other things to do.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
s restoration, a visit was made by the inspector-general of prisons.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
mouthspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the opening through which to take in food
Dickon curved his wide smiling mouth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Dickon laughed so that he was obliged to stifle the sound by putting his arm over his mouth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
She looked so sour and old-fashioned that the nurse turned her head aside to hide the twitching of her mouth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
richspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having a great deal of money or assets; wealthy
Only sheriffs and bishops and rich people and kings, and such like.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Now the way that the book winds up is this: Tom and me found the money that the robbers hid in the cave, and it made us rich.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I.
He began to dig again, driving his spade deep into the rich black garden soil while the robin hopped about very busily employed.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
won'tspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. will not
afraidspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. feeling fear or anxiety; frightened
She was almost afraid to answer.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
I am afraid there has been too much excitement.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
He seemed quite familiar and not the least afraid.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
singlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. only one
n. one person or thing
Nobody had bought anything of her the whole livelong day; no one had given her a single farthing.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
They began to flee, but the youth pursued, and never stopped, until there was not a single man left.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
Yes, in a single day he had accomplished what his more serious-minded companion would have taken weeks to effect.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
conditionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the state of something, especially with regard to its appearance or quality
What with the rain and the wind, she was in a sad condition; the water trickled down from her hair, and her clothes clung to her body.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE REAL PRINCESS
But they never found they could send away anything and the highly polished condition of the empty plates returned to the pantry awakened much comment.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Tom was like the rest of the respectable boys, in that he envied Huckleberry his gaudy outcast condition, and was under strict orders not to play with him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
marchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the third month of the year, next after February
v. walk with a regular, especially forceful, step like a soldier
You just march into that setting-room and stay there till I come.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL.
An hour before daybreak, Cucumetto aroused his men, and gave the word to march.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Pretty soon we was in the middle of a crowd, and the noise of the tramping was like a soldier march.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV.
caughtspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) be in time for; trap after chasing or hunting
Mary looked and caught her breath a little.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
She quite caught her breath as she stopped to look at it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Something white fastened to the standard rose-bush caught her eye.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
periodspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a length or portion of time
Vaguely; I was far from France at that period.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
Alas, I have still to recount the most distressing period of my life.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
The Councillor boldly declared the time of King Hans to be the noblest and the most happy period.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
hallspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a large room for meetings, concerts, or other events
Once more she found herself in the long hall, and close to the little glass table.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII. A Mad Tea-Party
In the midst of the large, old, smoking hall burnt a great fire on the stone floor.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
All at once an icy cold rushed through the great hall, and the blind mother could feel that it was Death that came.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE STORY OF A MOTHER
propertyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. thing or things owned; possession
n. buildings or real estate
They were satisfactory, and the property changed hands.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
The law backs that old Judge Thatcher up and helps him to keep me out o my property.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
He even told me he had not the slightest doubt that my father would give me the capital instead of the interest of my property.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
bornspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. existing as a result of birth
a. having a specific natural quality or ability
She had been born ten years ago.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
I never ketched cold since I was born.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Mr. Craven went off his head like when he was born.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
tonespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. sound considered with reference to its quality, pitch, strength
Alice did not at all like the tone of this remark, and thought it would be as well to introduce some other subject of conversation.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
"I couldn't go on the moor," he said in a resentful tone.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
'Have some wine,' the March Hare said in an encouraging tone.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII. A Mad Tea-Party
silentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. making no sound; quiet
a. not speaking or using spoken expression
She had never known it to be so silent before.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Mary was silent for a minute and then she said something bold.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
But no one came, and as she lay waiting the house seemed to grow more and more silent.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
perfectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having all the properties or qualities; without flaw, fault, or blemish; without error
The night passed in perfect silence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
Then all anxiety was at an end, and they lived together in perfect happiness.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
Dantes uttered a cry of joy and surprise; never had a first attempt been crowned with more perfect success.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
experiencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. practical contact with and observation of facts or events
v. encounter or undergo; feel; meet with
Huck was having the same experience.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
Tom was touched, for he knew by his own experience how this wretch had suffered.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
freshspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. newly made; recently arrived; just come
ad. newly; recently
That would be getting fresh air.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
She needs liberty and fresh air and romping about.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
He told them to take it off and keep me out in the fresh air.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
eastspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. point of the horizon where the sun rises
creek to the east in a right line.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
ck from the small creek to the east in a right line.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
valuespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. relative worth, or importance
v. regard or esteem highly
Heinel said they must first let him try these wonderful things, then he might know how to set a value upon them.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
The guide took them, thinking them merely a few pieces of little value; but the light of the torch revealed their true worth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
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.
costspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an amount that has to be spent to buy something
v. require the payment of money in an exchange
This indifference must be broken up at any cost.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Danglars sighed while he carved the fowl; it appeared very thin for the price it had cost.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare.
Dantes declared, however, that he would rather die where he was than undergo the agony which the slightest movement cost him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
difficultspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. needing much effort or skill to accomplish, deal with
a. hard to deal with
And so it makes it so rotten difficult to get up a difficult plan.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV.
It is difficult to form an idea of the perfect change that had taken place.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
Mary was afraid that she might begin to ask difficult questions, but she did not.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII