3rd Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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wearspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. have on body as clothing
n. a covering on a person body
I got to wear shoes all Sunday.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Once they made him wear a brace but he fretted so he was downright ill.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
On grand occasions you must wear your uniform; that will look very well.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
levelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. relative position in rank, class or authority
a. having a surface which is the same height above the ground all over
Well, he was right; he was most always right; he had an uncommon level head for a nigger.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV.
No; by your brilliant and almost sublime conversation you have elevated me above the ordinary level; we no longer talk, we rise to dissertation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
Jim made a floor for the wigwam, and raised it a foot or more above the level of the raft, so now the blankets and all the traps was out of reach of steamboat waves.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
aheadspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. further forward in space; in the line of one's forward motion
But he kept ahead all the time.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Tom reached school ahead of time.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
They went straight ahead, then, until they came to the path that led up Cardiff Hill; this they took.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
additionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the action or process of adding something to something else
The cups of coffee were all prepared, with the addition of sugar, which had been brought for Albert.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
And, in addition to this, everything forgotten or unperceived before presented itself now to his recollection.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 87. The Challenge.
On the floor above were similar rooms, with the addition of a third, formed out of the ante-chamber; these three rooms were a salon, a boudoir, and a bedroom.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
boughtspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) obtain in exchange for payment
That means I have bought it of you and paid you for it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
I believe, if she had not been laden, and I had been her master, he would have bought her.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
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
barespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing
The flower-bed was not quite bare.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
To be, or not to be; that is the bare bodkin.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI.
But the flower-beds were bare and wintry and the fountain was not playing.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
enjoyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. take pleasure in; find or experience pleasure for
Mary thought it looked a queer dinner, but he seemed ready to enjoy it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
If no one found out about the secret garden, she should enjoy herself always.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Morrel, to whom, next to my father, I owe every blessing I enjoy, every difficulty his been removed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
totalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the whole amount
a. considered as a complete amount
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.
It was not so much the conviction that she was disinherited that caused her grief, but her total inability to account for the feelings which had provoked her grandfather to such an act.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 59. The Will.
termspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one of two or more divisions of a school year
n. a period of time to which limits have been set
He knows not what I term privation.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
bold criminals as a term of derision.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 104. Danglars Signature.
He is going to turn his house into a Badhaus, as the Germans term it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 69. The Inquiry.
awfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. causing fear, dread, or terror; extremely bad or unpleasant; terrible
If they put our candles out it will be an awful fix.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
Even when she pressed her hands more tightly over her ears she could not keep the awful sounds out.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
It was deep, and dark, and awful; the hour, the circumstances, the surroundings, were in keeping with it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
meatspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the flesh of animals used as food
Here she was to stay for seven years without meat or drink, and die of hunger.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE PINK
Then the woman served up four different things, roast meat, salad, cakes, and wine.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
When dinner-time drew nigh, Catherine took a nice steak, which was all the meat she had, and put it on the fire to fry.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In FREDERICK AND CATHERINE
coolspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. fairly cold; chill; cold
n. a fairly low temperature
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.
So she turned round; and as she had run a good way and was tired, she walked home leisurely to cool herself.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In FREDERICK AND CATHERINE
Gradually the cool dim gray of the morning whitened, and as gradually sounds multiplied and life manifested itself.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
shopspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a building where goods or services are sold; a store
v. visit stores or websites to buy goods
But there would also be some good stately shops among them.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
He now crept on hands and feet through a butcher's shop; at least on every side, and above and below, there was nought but flesh.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
In that lady yonder, so strangely dressed, I should find for certain a large milliner's shop; in that one the shop is empty, but it wants cleaning plain enough.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
sandspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. mass of very fine fragments of rock
She was the best girl I ever see, and had the most sand.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX.
Joe sat poking up the sand with a stick and looking very gloomy.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
I sometimes made little beds in the sand and stuck flowers in them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
giftspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. something acquired without compensation
n. natural abilities or qualities
The gift of laughing was given to man alone.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
And Monte Cristo accompanied these words by the gift of two gold pieces, which produced a torrent of thanks and blessings from the concierge.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil.
Then she felt for the little piece of wood; but when she unwrapped the cloth it was not there, and she saw she had lost the gift of the good stars.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE SEVEN RAVENS
cattlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. animals with horns and cloven hoofs; cows
sellspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. give or hand over something in exchange for money
Nine logs was enough for one time; he must shove right over to town and sell.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
So the woodman at last said he would sell Tom to the strangers for a large piece of gold, and they paid the price.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In TOM THUMB
We would sell the raft and get on a steamboat and go way up the Ohio amongst the free States, and then be out of trouble.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV.
winspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. get by working hard, by being better than others
n. a victory
No, I want to live; I shall struggle to the very last; I will yet win back the happiness of which I have been deprived.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
But she did see, nevertheless; and she knew she was winning her fight, too, and was glad to see him suffer as she had suffered.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Huckleberry's hard pantings were his only reply, and the boys fixed their eyes on the goal of their hopes and bent to their work to win it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
cookspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. prepare for eating by applying heat
The cook threw a frying-pan after her as she went out, but it just missed her.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
In a village dwelt a poor old woman, who had gathered together a dish of beans and wanted to cook them.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
The only things in the kitchen that did not sneeze, were the cook, and a large cat which was sitting on the hearth and grinning from ear to ear.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
desertspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. barren land, with very little water and vegetation, often sand-covered
And she was so pitiless that she took poor Rapunzel into a desert where she had to live in great grief and misery.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
The soldiers you believe to be dying with hunger, worn out with fatigue, ready to desert, gather like atoms of snow about the rolling ball as it hastens onward.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Father and Son.
At the moment Caderousse quitted his sentry-like watch before the door, the road on which he so eagerly strained his sight was void and lonely as a desert at mid-day.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
observespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. see and notice; look at with attention
v. pay attention to rules; follow in practice
Then observe, too, that the woman with him is altogether unlike all others of her sex.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
Pray observe, that I too much respect the laws of hospitality to ask your name or title.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
Instinctively Dantes turned round to observe by what watch or clock the abbe had been able so accurately to specify the hour.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
gunspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a weapon from which bullets are fired through a metal tube
I fetched out the gun, and now I was done.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
He had seen a hunted and helpless rabbit look as she did, with a gun levelled at its head.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
He had a gun which he had stole, I reckon, and we fished and hunted, and that was what we lived on.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
cloudspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a visible collection of particles of water in the air
v. overshadow; darken
I laid there, and had a good rest and a smoke out of my pipe, looking away into the sky; not a cloud in it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
Her eyes, raised towards heaven, were watching a silvery cloud gliding over the azure, its form that of a shadow mounting towards heaven.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
The next day the rain poured down in torrents again, and when Mary looked out of her window the moor was almost hidden by gray mist and cloud.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
Februaryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the month following January and preceding March
auntspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
His aunt detected the act and made him let it go.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
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
He knew that in her heart his aunt was on her knees to him, and he was morosely gratified by the consciousness of it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
belongspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. be in the relation of a member
v. be the property of
If I were to live, this place would sometime belong to me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
They belong no doubt to the lieutenant who lives over the way.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
She had begun to wonder why she had never seemed to belong to anyone even when her father and mother had been alive.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
we'llspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. we shall; we will
indicatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. point out; direct to a knowledge of
Then the Castle of Saint Angelo fired three cannon to indicate that number three had won.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
Andrea was short and fat; his visage, marked with brutal cruelty, did not indicate age; he might be thirty.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
Monte Cristo took a paper from his pocket, upon which were drawn three signs, with numbers to indicate the order in which they were to be worked.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 61. How a Gardener May Get Rid of the Dormice tha...
poemspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a piece of writing, arranged in patterns of lines and of sounds
The humorous poem was admirably recited, and the speaker much applauded.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
The beginning of the poem he praised with great generosity: he even found the idea original and effective.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
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
keyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. something used to move the bolt of a lock
a. chief; major; important; essential; fundamental
She put the key in and turned it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
She looked at the key quite a long time.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
She put the key in her pocket and walked up and down her walk.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
sugarspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. sweet substance obtained from the juices of various plants
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
Then good food was set before them, milk and pancakes, with sugar, apples, and nuts.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
The cups of coffee were all prepared, with the addition of sugar, which had been brought for Albert.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
artistspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
The artist erected a man in the front yard, that resembled a derrick.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
The artist who could have depicted the expression of these two countenances would certainly have made of them a beautiful picture.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
Tom surveyed his last touch with the eye of an artist, then he gave his brush another gentle sweep and surveyed the result, as before.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
substancespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a material
n. the quality of being important, valid, or significant
His elbow was pressing against some hard substance.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
It was then observable that the substance was greenish.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
At the fifth or sixth blow the pickaxe struck against an iron substance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
divisionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. dividing one number by another
n. something that divides or separates; partition
One division of La Force, in which the most dangerous and desperate prisoners are confined, is called the court of Saint-Bernard.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 107. The Lions' Den.
"And so our division is made, mother," said the young man, affecting ease of mind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
branchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one of the parts of a tree that grow out from the trunk
v. expand or extend, as business activities
He was examining a branch of a standard rose and he shook his head.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
As she said this, she looked up, and there was the Cat again, sitting on a branch of a tree.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
He knelt and with his knife cut the lifeless-looking branch through, not far above the earth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
printspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. produce text or picture by applying inked types, plates, blocks
I know I can print letters if I try.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
A body can set down and read it off like coarse print.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII.
His name even went into immortal print, for the village paper magnified him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
alarmspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger
Villefort watched him with alarm not devoid of admiration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Father and Son.
At midnight the sentinel gave the alarm, and in an instant all were on the alert.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Dr. Craven started in actual alarm and Mrs. Medlock almost fell back because he had accidentally bumped against her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV