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agreedspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. arranged or set by common consent
v. (past tense) have the same views, emotions
Then they all agreed that Jim had acted very well, and was deserving to have some notice took of it, and reward.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII.
They were soon agreed, both the princess and the shadow; but no one was to know about it before she arrived in her own kingdom.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHADOW
Joe grumbled awhile; then he agreed with his friend that what daylight was left ought to be economized in getting things ready for leaving.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
thickspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of relatively great distance or between opposite sides
He took a thick knife out of his Pocket and opened one of its blades.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
It held two thick pieces of bread with a slice of something laid between them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
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
blowspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a hard stroke with the hand or with a weapon
v. move creating an air current
At the first blow the sound ceased, as if by magic.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
Directly it begun to rain, and it rained like all fury, too, and I never see the wind blow so.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX.
A little ripply, cool breeze begun to blow, and that was as good as saying the night was about done.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
reportspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an account or statement describing in detail an event
v. make something known; write or give an accoun
At the same moment the faint report of a gun was heard.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
He fancied for a moment that he had been shot, and listened for the report; but he heard nothing.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
This was an awkward and unpleasant thing to have to report to those who were awaiting her return in the chamber of her father-in-law.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
coastspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the part of the land near the sea
I went too; but as I was older than Fernand, and had just married my poor wife, I was only sent to the coast.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
Why, you see, he has a good understanding with the shepherds in the plains, the fishermen of the Tiber, and the smugglers of the coast.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
This new cargo was destined for the coast of the Duchy of Lucca, and consisted almost entirely of Havana cigars, sherry, and Malaga wines.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
shoulderspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. part of the human body from this point to the neck
v. take a responsibility
Alice had been looking over his shoulder with some curiosity.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII. A Mad Tea-Party
She put her hand on his shoulder and smiled the mist out of her eyes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Presently an old man with a spade over his shoulder walked through the door leading from the second garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
gentlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. well-born; of a good family or respectable birth
She was gentle and sweet like a dove, and she was only twenty.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII.
His aunt Polly stood surprised a moment, and then broke into a gentle laugh.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
She was about sixteen, and very sweet and gentle looking, but awful pale and scared.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI.
capitalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state
n. the funds invested in a business by the owners
Yes, to escort him into the capital.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Father and Son.
Time passed merrily in the large town which was his capital; strangers arrived every day at the court.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
I have some smuggled coffee and most capital tobacco, in a small chest in the hold, which you shall have to-morrow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.
practicespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. perform or do habitually
n. habit; custom
Monte Cristo shook it coldly, according to his invariable practice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 68. A Summer Ball.
When he had got it pretty good him and the duke begun to practice it together.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI.
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.
sharpspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having a thin cutting edge or a fine point
ad. punctually; precisely
Her eyes had a sharp, curious look.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
Dickon was watching him with sharp eyes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
At first the robin watched Mary and Colin with sharp anxiety.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
weightspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the heaviness of something, especially as measured by a certain system
Caderousse remained for a moment aghast under the weight of such an idea.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
He hoped that the weight of earth would not be so great that he could not overcome it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
The slow days drifted on, and each left behind it a slightly lightened weight of apprehension.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
thinspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having little fat on the body, not fat
a. having opposite surfaces or sides close together
It was a poor thin back to look at when it was bared.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
A neat, thin old man stood near the manservant who opened the door for them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
She had a little thin face and a little thin body, thin light hair and a sour expression.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
famousspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. known about by many people
a. first-rate; excellent
set fire to the famous temple of Diana, in order to.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
I had known the famous Vampa for more than ten years.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
They had a famous fried-egg feast that night, and another on Friday morning.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
weakspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
There was a weak attempt at applause, but it died early.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Tom and Huck rose up, weak but vastly relieved, and stared after them through the chinks between the logs of the house.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
But the little tailor was much too weak to hold the tree, and when the giant let it go, it sprang back again, and the tailor was tossed into the air with it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
guessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. form an opinion about something without definite knowledge
n. an estimate
Then he could easily guess what had happened, and much grief reigned in the royal court.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
No one could guess what the dirty rag could be; I alone suspected that it was the waistcoat of the murdered man.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
The fourth had to carry in a dish that was covered, and the lord told the doctor that he was to show his skill, and guess what was beneath the cover.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In DOCTOR KNOWALL
sciencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. knowledge which can be made into a system, depends on testing facts and stating general natural laws
I would have saved Madame de Saint-Meran, if science could have done it; but she is dead and my duty regards the living.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
A few words he let fall showed them that he was no stranger to the sciences, and he seemed much occupied with chemistry.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
I began to think of genii, sylphs, gnomes, in short, of all the ministers of the occult sciences, until I laughed aloud at the freaks of my own imagination.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
unclespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the brother of your father or mother
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.
Your uncle Silas knowed a family in Baton Rouge that knowed his people very well.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
I said I believed my uncle Abner Moore would take care of me, and so that was why I struck out for this town of Goshen.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI.
entirespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. with no part left out; whole
The three weeks he spent on his back this time seemed an entire age.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
The entire chamber was lined with crimson brocade, worked with flowers of gold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
Then the entire village was dead, and the small peasant, as sole heir, became a rich man.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
directspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. manage or guide by advice, helpful information
a. with nothing or no one in between
Give him a direct invitation, but do not ask me to present him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 68. A Summer Ball.
When he had finished his supper the man asked him if he could direct him to the castle of Stromberg.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
He resolved, therefore, to let things take their course without making any direct overture to the count.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
actuallyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. as the truth or facts of a situation; really
ad. surprisingly
He actually had stopped screaming because she had startled him so.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
To her surprise the surly old weather-beaten face actually changed its expression.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Dickon looked actually relieved as soon as the surprise died away from his round face.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
expressspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. put thought into words; utter or state
n. very fast train; service for carrying goods quickly
However, he did not express his thoughts aloud.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
From Pontoise another express was sent to the next stage, and in six hours all the horses stationed on the road were ready.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 85. The Journey.
Why, I made a vocabulary of the words I knew; turned, returned, and arranged them, so as to enable me to express my thoughts through their medium.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
loudspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. making a lot of noise that you can hear clearly
ad. with a great deal of volume
Jim talked out loud all the time while I was talking to myself.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
The duke went down into his carpet-bag, and fetched up a lot of little printed bills and read them out loud.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX.
When she had reached the place where the door hid itself under the ivy, she was startled by a curious loud sound.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
wonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not subject to defeat
v. (past tense) be successful or victorious
"You won't lose your place," said Mary.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
My father won't let people talk me over either.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
"These won't grow up in a night," said Weatherstaff.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
Sundayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
fruitspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals
Mercedes drew near, and plucked the fruit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 71. Bread and Salt.
He had a remarkably fine garden, full of vegetables, flowers, and fruit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
The child ate some fruit and biscuits, and being thirsty she drank a glass of wine which stood nearly filled.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
soldierspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person who serves in an army
n. a person of military skill or experience
This the pewter soldier did not believe.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE OLD HOUSE
Judge Thatcher hoped to see Tom a great lawyer or a great soldier some day.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
And the old lady gave the old soldier alms, and went into the church with Karen.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE RED SHOES
wasn'tspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. was not
drawingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. art of representing objects by lines
v. (present tense) make pictures; design with a pen, chalk
Magic is always pushing and drawing and making things out of nothing.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
Albert was drawing on the satin pantaloon over his black trousers and varnished boots.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
At this challenge, Vampa rose quickly, drawing at the same moment a pistol from his girdle.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
Aprilspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the month following March and preceding May
currentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of the present time; happening now
n. movement of water, air, electricity
The river was not high, so there was not more than a two or three mile current.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
The little steam ferry-boat was about a mile below the village, drifting with the current.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
This second night we run between seven and eight hours, with a current that was making over four mile an hour.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
separatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. keep apart or divide
a. being or standing apart; distant
So Edmond had to separate the branches or brush away the moss to know where the guide-marks were.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
Now a weird flash turned night into day and showed every little grassblade, separate and distinct, that grew about their feet.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
They had been unable to decide whether they would keep together and have the things in common, or whether they would separate.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
controlspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the power to influence or direct people's behavior
v. determine or supervise the behavior of others
Villefort by a strong effort sought to control himself.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
Mary did not even try to control her rage and humiliation.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
The countenance of this man, who possessed such extraordinary control over his feelings, expressed the most perfect cordiality.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 88. The Insult.
doesn'tspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. does not
processspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a series of actions taken in order to achieve a particular end
There was no other process that ever they had heard of.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
The dressing process was one which taught them both something.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
It really did look like a procession.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
increasespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. become greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality
n. a rise in amount, numbers, or degree
You, madame, have only sought to increase your own, and I am convinced that you have succeeded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
He will increase in strength and honor by struggling with adversity, which he will convert into prosperity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
But these forces increase as we go higher, so that we have a spiral which in defiance of reason rests upon the apex and not on the base.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
supplyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make something available to someone; provide
n. a stock of a resource
While speaking, Caderousse went on peeling a fresh supply of onions.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
Ferrea, banker at Nice, and also a letter of introduction to the Count of Monte Cristo, whom I have directed to supply all your wants.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
Yes, but they will make you then sign your declaration, and confront you with him you have denounced; I will supply you with the means of supporting your accusation, for I know the fact well.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Conspiracy.
hugespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. extremely large; enormous
You are aware what huge whitings are served to us on maigre days.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
The road led them across a heath upon which huge pieces of rock lay strewn about.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
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.