3rd Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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bitspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a small piece, part, or quantity of something
v. (past tense) use the teeth to cut into something
She had even made each of the children a doughcake with a bit of brown sugar in it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
However, at last she stretched her arms round it as far as they would go, and broke off a bit of the edge with each hand.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. Advice from a Caterpillar
Her chin was pressed so closely against her foot, that there was hardly room to open her mouth; but she did it at last, and managed to swallow a morsel of the lefthand bit.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. Advice from a Caterpillar
liespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an untrue statement
v. have one's body in a flat position
Because I am like this always, ill and having to lie down.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
He had taken it to the cottage wrapped in his jacket and he had let it lie near the fire and had fed it with warm milk.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
When I lie by myself and remember I begin to have pains everywhere and I think of things that make me begin to scream because I hate them so.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
providespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make available for use; supply
v. make arrangements for supplying means of support
I no longer belonged to myself, for I had my sister-in-law to protect and provide for.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
Also because he is not sure of always retaining his situation, and wishes to provide for the future.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 85. The Journey.
Every delicious fruit that the four quarters of the globe could provide was heaped in vases from China and jars from Japan.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 63. The Dinner.
understoodspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) perceive the intended meaning
Becky understood, and her hope died again.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
He understood what Colin felt better than Colin did himself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
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
preparedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. made ready or fit or suitable beforehand
v. (past tense) make something ready for use or consideration
It was perhaps well he had been prepared or he might have been startled.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
When Mrs. Medlock had prepared the nursery she had not thought of amusement.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
The terrible moment had come, but I had so long been prepared for it that my heart did not fail in the least.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
straightspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. without a bend, angle, or curve; direct
ad. directly
She went straight off and told Tom about it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
I went to sleep reading in bed and slept straight through all that noise.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
A white layer of ashes covered the fire, and a thin blue breath of smoke rose straight into the air.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
cornerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a place or angle where two or more sides meet
Tom sulked in a corner and exalted his woes.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
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
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
modernspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of the present or recent times
Not a modern picture among them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
This modern place of entertainment stood on the left-hand side of the post road, and backed upon the Rhone.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
But the kings of modern times, restrained by the limits of mere probability, have neither courage nor desire.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
risespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. get up from a lying, sitting, or kneeling posture
n. an upward movement
He stopped playing his pipe and began to rise from the ground.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
But hunger and wretchedness rise superior to fears in the long run.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
The river was coming up pretty fast, and lots of driftwood going by on the rise.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
touchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. put the hand or finger
Right at your elbow; if you reach out your arm you can touch him.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL.
And the sun fell warm upon his face like a hand with a lovely touch.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
An enormous puppy was looking down at her with large round eyes, and feebly stretching out one paw, trying to touch her.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill
equalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. being the same in quantity, size, degree, or value
Madame de Villefort received them with equal solemnity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
Three companies presented themselves, each offering equal securities.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
These two ingredients are mixed in equal proportions, and formed into pills.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
allowspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. admit an activity as legal or acceptable
You have managed my affairs so well that I ought to allow you all the time you require for your own.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
For to-day, however, she would allow it; and they must shut him in the empty cage that was standing in the window.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
Cease, then, to allow yourself to be duped by vain hopes, that even your own excellent heart refuses to believe in.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
boardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a long, thin, flat piece of wood
v. get on or into a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle
Thirty yards of board fence nine feet high.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
I went down to the front garden and clumb over the stile where you go through the high board fence.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
He heard no noise on board, for the young people were as subdued and still as people usually are who are nearly tired to death.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
safespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. out of danger; not able to be hurt
n. a steel or iron box for money, jewels, papers
If it is Dickon you will be safe enough.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
Tom eyed it, and longed for it; but it was safe out of his reach.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
But one knew he could not get in, and somehow it made one feel very safe and warm inside a room with a red coal fire.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
doctorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person licensed to practice medicine
n. person who has received the highest university degree
Then a big doctor came to see him an made them take it off.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
The doctor said he must have fresh air and if he wants us to take him out no one dare disobey him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
I used to wear an iron thing to keep my back straight, but a grand doctor came from London to see me and said it was stupid.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
wouldn'tspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. would not
hatspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a shaped covering for the head
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
He hung his hat on a peg and flung himself into his seat with business-like alacrity.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Martha found her coat and hat for her and a pair of stout little boots and she showed her her way downstairs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
crowdspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a large number of persons gathered closely together
Everything was so nice that her pleasure began to crowd her anger out of her mind.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
The crowd fell apart, now, and the Sheriff came through, ostentatiously leading Potter by the arm.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Arrived at the dreadful place, he wormed his small body through the crowd and saw the dismal spectacle.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
enterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. come or go into
v. make a beginning
He would run away from home and enter upon it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Still he dared not to enter, as they might have left some turnkey to watch the dead.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
The old woman spoke so kindly, that the girl summoned up courage and agreed to enter into her service.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
seatspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a thing made or used for sitting on
v. cause to sit down
The Rajah condescended to seat himself on a rug under the tree.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
She had finished her dinner and gone to her favorite seat on the hearth-rug.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
He hung his hat on a peg and flung himself into his seat with business-like alacrity.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
statementspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a clear expression of something in speech or writing
n. a single sentence
The superior education of Dantes gave an air of such extreme probability to this statement that it never once occurred to Jacopo to doubt its accuracy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
The statements was interesting, but tough.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
Ample corroboration of this statement may be obtained by arresting the above-mentioned Edmond Dantes, who either carries the letter for Paris about with him, or has it at his father's abode.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
dreamspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a series of thoughts or images occurring in a person's mind during sleep
He kept thinking about the dream.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
There he found the loveliness of a dream.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
I should be sure you were a dream if you went.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
movementspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a particular act of changing position or place
A slight movement of surprise escaped Dantes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
With gloating eyes they watched every movement.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
A convulsive movement again brought him to the surface.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
expectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. regard something as likely to happen
Confound it, I just expect the wind has blowed it to us.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
He evidently did not expect an answer and the next moment he gave her a surprise.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
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
spreadspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. become wider
v. open out something to extend its area, width, or length
A slow smile spread over it and the gardener looked quite different.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
There were numbers of standard roses which had so spread their branches that they were like little trees.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
At last he spread his wings and made a darting flight to the top of a tree, where he perched and sang loudly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
oppositespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having a position on the other or further side of something
prep. across from; facing
Their parents lived exactly opposite.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
He lay with his feet towards a doorway, and exactly opposite sat the watchman asleep.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
Gerda was obliged to rest herself again, when, exactly opposite to her, a large Raven came hopping over the white snow.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
isn'tspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. is not
tradespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. buy and sell goods and services
True, I was a tailor, till the trade fell off.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
At the sight of this he was overjoyed, and forgetting all about his son, went into trade again, and became a richer merchant than before.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
So the young man agreed to follow his trade, and he soon showed himself so clever, that nothing could escape him that he had once set his mind upon.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
considerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. think carefully about, especially in order to make a decision
These animals, though wild and agile as chamois, were too much like domestic goats, and Franz could not consider them as game.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
I doubt not you will consider these praises the result of blind maternal affection, but there is a soul of iron in that delicate, fragile body.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays.
Yet perchance to-morrow deception will so act on me, that I shall, on compulsion, consider such a contemptible possession as the utmost happiness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
captainspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the person in command of a ship
v. lead; command
I undertook it because it was what my captain had bade me do.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
And that was Policar Morrel, my uncle, who was afterwards a captain.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
If you have been culpable, it was imprudence, and this imprudence was in obedience to the orders of your captain.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
interestingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. exciting and holding the attention
The statements was interesting, but tough.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
In the fulness of time the interesting occasion arrived.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
It seemed as if all the interesting things were happening in one day.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
servespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. help with food or drink
n. a turn of hitting the ball to start play
He smiled; the infernal invention would serve him for this purpose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
They have, perhaps, some motive to serve in hastening the ruin of a rival firm.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
Presently the bird came in and wanted to serve up the dinner, but he could nowhere see the cook.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
similarspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. like or alike; of the same kind
I had a similar attack the year previous to my imprisonment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
So saying, the abbe exhibited a sort of torch very similar to those used in public illuminations.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
In this case, however, although the occasion of the entertainment was similar, the company was strikingly dissimilar.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
mountainspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
After this he rode up the glass mountain.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
The man from the forest stood before it, began to eat, and by the end of one day the whole mountain had vanished.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN GOOSE
Well, you know he reigned over a rich valley which was overhung by the mountain whence he derived his picturesque name.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
bankspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a business which performs services connected with money
n. the land alongside a river or lake
They took him and buried him on the bank.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III.
I stood on the bank and looked out over the river.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
They parted the bushes on the bank and peered out over the water.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
streamspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a small, narrow river
v. flow in a continuous current
The next minute I was a-spinning down stream soft but quick in the shade of the bank.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
But at last he had felt tired and had thrown himself down to rest on a carpet of moss by a stream.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
A monstrous big lumber-raft was about a mile up stream, coming along down, with a lantern in the middle of it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
choosespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. pick out, select from a number of alternatives
Everything is in readiness for our flight, and we can select any time we choose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
I would not choose to see the man against whom I pleaded smile, as though in mockery of my words.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
Yes, if a fairy tale would come of its own accord; but they are proud and haughty, and come only when they choose.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH