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westernspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. situated in the west, or directed toward or facing the west
industryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. economic activity like processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods
I have devoted myself to industry; I study the useful arts.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
Their interest grew stronger, and their industry kept pace with it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
He feels that every man owes a tribute to his country; some contribute their talents, others their industry; these devote their blood, those their nightly labors, to the same cause.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
northernspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. situated in the north, or directed toward or facing the north
matchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a game or sports event where teams compete
I had gone on the quay to match a piece of mulberry cloth, when I met friend Danglars.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.
The match went out, and so did we, and shoved in the staple again, and the door was locked as good as ever.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV.
There was once a king, whose queen had hair of the purest gold, and was so beautiful that her match was not to be met with on the whole face of the earth.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CAT-SKIN
settlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. cause to take up residence:
v. become clear by the sinking of particles
At last luck seemed to settle and abide with Joe.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
Mercedes has no fortune; I have none to settle on her.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
At the end of ten minutes the vessel begins to roll heavily and settle down.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
sunshinespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. moderate weather, suitable for outdoor activities; the rays of the sun
At last spring came, with its warm sunshine.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
The sunshine made the whole place look different.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
During that week of sunshine, she became more intimate with Ben Weatherstaff.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
steelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a hard, strong, gray or bluish-gray alloy of iron
v. mentally prepare to do or face something difficult
The old man was attired in a suit of glistening watered silk, trimmed with steel buttons, beautifully cut and polished.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
The pedestrians ranged themselves against the walls; then the trampling of horses and the clashing of steel were heard.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
He was rather thin with living on moor grass but he was as tough and wiry as if the muscle in his little legs had been made of steel springs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
elementspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a part of something abstract, especially one that is essential or characteristic
He found with pleasure that his captivity had taken away nothing of his power, and that he was still master of that element on whose bosom he had so often sported as a boy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
He was safely sheltered, and yet he felt dizzy in the midst of the warring of the elements and the dazzling brightness of the lightning.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
Franz perceived how completely he was in his element; and, unwilling to interfere with the pleasure he so evidently felt, took up Albert's glass, and began in his turn to survey the audience.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
repeatspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. do over; say, state, or perform again
n. an action, event, or other thing that occurs or is done again
I should like to hear her try and repeat something now.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
I only repeat what I have been told, and like my informant I can do no more.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 109. The Assizes.
My good friend, I can only repeat the words addressed to you by the Abbe Busoni.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
trackspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any road or path affording passage
v. follow the course or trail of something, typically in order to find them
Tom turned upon the back track at once, and hurried his steps.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
The meal sifted out and made a little track all the way to the lake.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
They were content to reach ground again without broken necks, and take the townward track over the hill.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
ropespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a length of strong cord made by twisting together strands of natural fibers
She says, Nothin will do her more good than skippin rope.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Hans takes the bacon, ties it to a rope, and drags it away behind him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER HANS
Potter and Injun Joe were carrying a handbarrow with a rope and a couple of shovels on it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
burnspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an injury caused by exposure to heat or flame
v. flame or glow while consuming something like coal or wood
The straw, however, began to burn, broke in two pieces, and fell into the stream.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
The Count of Monte Cristo turned dreadfully pale; his eye seemed to burn with a devouring fire.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 92. The Suicide.
So she made a fire on her hearth, and that it might burn the quicker, she lighted it with a handful of straw.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
flowspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. move along in a stream
n. a steady, continuous stream of something
It seemed as if a flow of blood had ascended from the chest to the head.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
There was scarcely an interruption from any one to break the charm of its flow.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
The crowd moved to and fro in the rooms like an ebb and flow of turquoises, rubies, emeralds, opals, and diamonds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
southernspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. situated in the south or directed toward the south
So saying, Gaetano pointed in a direction in which a small vessel was making sail towards the southern point of Corsica.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
The southern districts were ill-watched in particular, in consequence of the disturbances that were perpetually breaking out in Avignon, Nimes, or Uzes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
huntingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
v. (present tense) pursue and kill something
He has been here a week, with the instinct of a hound, hunting by himself.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
One day Buck and me was away out in the woods hunting, and heard a horse coming.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII.
Early next morning the forester got up and went out hunting, and when he was gone the children were still in bed.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In FUNDEVOGEL
detailspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an individual or minute part; an item or particular
v. describe fully
Madame Danglars had listened to this recital with a sigh, a tear, or a shriek for every detail.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
He could only be kept from furies dangerous to himself by being given his own way in every detail.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
When the gnat had heard that, she flew away again, and revealed everything, down to the minutest detail, to the willow-wren.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WILLOW-WREN AND THE BEAR
purplespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. chromatic color between red and blue
They had come upon a whole clump of crocuses burst into purple and orange and gold.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Barrois took the glass, and, raising it to his purple lips, took about half of the liquid offered him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
de Villefort, and he thought he could see through the sheet the extended hands, the stiff neck, and the purple lips.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
liftspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. raise to a higher position or level
Then they lift and sink again, and both go under at once.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
Dantes seized the handles, and strove to lift the coffer; it was impossible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
Tom could lift it, after an awkward fashion, but could not carry it conveniently.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
determinespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make a firm decision to do something
v. firmly decide
Down one of the corridors, whose extent it was impossible to determine, rays of light were visible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
There were a great many skiffs rowing about or floating with the stream in the neighborhood of the ferryboat, but the boys could not determine what the men in them were doing.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
I have told you my wish, or rather my determination.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 87. The Challenge.
smellspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. perceive the scent of through the nose
n. a quality that has an effect on the nose
The abbe made him smell the contents of the phial, and he again opened his eyes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 83. The Hand of God.
They were hungry, and the smell of the roasted kid was very savory, and your tars are not very ceremonious.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
In the meantime the smell of the sweet jam rose to where the flies were sitting in great numbers, and they were attracted and descended on it in hosts.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
arrivespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. reach a destination
v. succeed in a big way; get to the top
This time Maximilian was the first to arrive.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
Then arrive a crowd of policemen and constables.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
Go straight on, and in the evening you will arrive at a castle.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
sillyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. exhibiting a lack of wisdom or good sense; foolish; stupid
I only stayed to go to that silly dinner party.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
It seemed so silly, she said to herself, to be near it and not be able to get in.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
It was a soft thing with a darling silly baby face and legs rather long for its body.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
createspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. cause to exist; make
Years of grief have created an abyss between those days and the present.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
Then they sat together, with a slate before them, and Tom gave Becky the pencil and held her hand in his, guiding it, and so created another surprising house.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
She disturbed the old man so that he said he could most wish there hadn't ever been no snakes created.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX.
suggestspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. put forward for consideration
v. bring before a person's mind indirectly
Presently he got rather interested and suddenly made a suggestion.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
Villefort shuddered at the suggestion; but he had gone too far to draw back.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
Franz looked at Albert as though he had not much confidence in the suggestions of his imagination.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
visitorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person visiting a person or place, especially socially or as a tourist
His visitor appeared slightly uneasy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
She had been there some moments, and had heard the last words of the visitor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
But the meeting was nearly concluded when the name of his visitor was announced.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
wirespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. metal that has been formed into a thin flexible thread
studentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person who is studying at a school; pupil
So the student let him down, opened the sack, and set him free.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE TURNIP
When the horseman came up, he proved to be a student, a merry fellow, who was journeying along on his nag, and singing as he went.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE TURNIP
So the student sat himself down and waited a while; but the time hung heavy upon him, and he begged earnestly that he might ascend forthwith, for his thirst for knowledge was great.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE TURNIP
scorespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. gain points or goals
n. the number of points, goals, runs, etc
No, no, be easy on that score; the family is extinct.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
There were tender little fluting sounds here and there and everywhere, as if scores of birds were beginning to tune up for a concert.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Don't be uneasy on that score," replied Villefort; "no ceremony will be neglected in my house.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
favoritespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. preferred above all others and treated with partiality
n. a special loved one
The Count of Morcerf was no favorite with his colleagues.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
Tom had furnished these titles, from his favorite literature.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
We need not say which portion of the garden was her favorite walk.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.
cottonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. plant with soft, white stuff round the seeds
Our expedition lasted nearly six weeks; we had been to Lucca to take in oil, to Leghorn for English cottons, and we ran our cargo without opposition, and returned home full of joy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
He had scarcely been a week at Leghorn before the hold of his vessel was filled with printed muslins, contraband cottons, English powder, and tobacco on which the excise had forgotten to put its mark.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
and t'other chap, and a long white cotton nightshirt and a ruffled nightcap to match.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX.
barkspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. sound made by a dog; harsh sound uttered by a dog
His face lighted with a happy solution of his thought; he put the bark hastily in his pocket.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
But excessive grief is like a storm at sea, where the frail bark is tossed from the depths to the top of the wave.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
I noticed some pieces of limbs and such things floating down, and a sprinkling of bark; so I knowed the river had begun to rise.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
dollarspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the basic monetary unit
You had five dollars and ten cents left.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
Three hundred dollars is a power of money.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI.
The sum amounted to a little over twelve thousand dollars.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
solutionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the act of solving a problem, question
n. liquid in which something is dissolved
His face lighted with a happy solution of his thought; he put the bark hastily in his pocket.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Instead of having watered his cabbage with arsenic, he had watered it this time with a solution of salts, having their basis in strychnine, strychnos colubrina, as the learned term it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
wingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. either of the pair of parts that a bird, insect, bat, etc. used to fly
He did not even flutter his wings; he sat without stirring, and looked at Mary.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
Sometimes the rook flapped his black wings and soared away over the tree-tops in the park.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
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
trickspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. cunning or deceitful activity; attempt to get others to do something foolish
Aunt Polly was vexed to think she had overlooked that bit of circumstantial evidence, and missed a trick.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Then the prince got down and looked at her foot; and he saw, by the blood that streamed from it, what a trick she had played him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In ASHPUTTEL
Meanwhile the miser crept out of the bush half-naked and in a piteous plight, and began to ponder how he should take his revenge, and serve his late companion some trick.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
columnspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a tall solid upright stone post
n. part of a newspaper regularly dealing with a particular subject
I was concealed by a column, and might witness the whole of the terrible scene which was about to take place.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
His feeble eyes endeavored to distinguish objects, and behind the bandit he saw a man enveloped in a cloak, half lost in the shadow of a stone column.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
A man was seated with his elbow leaning on the column, and was reading with his back turned to the arcades, through the openings of which the new-comers contemplated him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
experimentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. test to discover or prove something
v. try or test
The result of the experiment left no doubt whatever on the mind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
His scientific experiment was quite practical and simple and there was nothing weird about it at all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
He tried one experiment after another as he felt himself gaining strength and it was Dickon who showed him the best things of all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV