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maybespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. perhaps; possibly
But maybe they say it to themselves.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
I thought there was more to it, maybe.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Presently it occurred to Tom that maybe Huck might come this very night and give the signal.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
Ohiospeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a midwestern state in north central United States, in the Great Lakes region
bonespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any of the pieces of hard tissue making up the skeleton in body
I see I was up a stump again, so I played another chicken bone and got another think.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI.
I had to let on to get choked with a chicken bone, so as to get time to think how to get down again.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI.
And took my bones that they might lie.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE JUNIPER-TREE
polespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a long round rod of wood, metal, or plastic
v. make hit by batting the ball hard and far
There was sheds made out of poles and roofed over with branches, where they had lemonade and gingerbread to sell, and piles of watermelons and green corn and such-like truck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX.
presidentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the elected head of a republican state
n. head of a bank, business firm, etc
The president stopped the coach.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
The witnesses endeavored to insist, but the president bade them be silent.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
The general was stout and tall, the president offered him the side of the railing to assist him in getting down.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
stringspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. narrow cord made of threads twisted together and used to tie
v. connect in or as in a line; arrange in a series
Oh, it is dry again, and is not hurt at all; the string is quite tight.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE NAUGHTY BOY
Monte Cristo stopped after having closed the gate and fastened the string to the nail, and cast a look around.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 61. How a Gardener May Get Rid of the Dormice tha...
Barrois touched a spring, the false bottom came out, and they saw a bundle of papers tied with a black string.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
electricspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of, worked by, charged with, or producing electricity
a. having a sudden sense of thrilling excitement
Death is an electric shock which our heart receives; the freed soul soars upwards on the wings of electricity.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
It flies nineteen million times faster than the best race-horse; and yet electricity is quicker still.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
The name of Monte Cristo sent an electric shock through the young man on the other side of the iron gate, to whom Valentine's "I am coming" was the customary signal of farewell.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
stretchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. draw out or extend a body or limbs to the full length or extent
n. an act of stretching one's limbs or body
When they had walked for two hours, they came to a great stretch of water.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
It advanced swiftly and gracefully, leaving behind it a glittering stretch of foam.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
I took a good gap and a stretch, and was just going to unhitch and start when I heard a sound away over the water.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
tiespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
v. achieve the same score as another competitor
He made me take off the rattles and tie them around his wrist, too.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
When we was ten foot off Tom whispered to me, and wanted to tie Jim to the tree for fun.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
Still more, he talks seriously about the matter, puts on a white tie, and speaks of his family.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 68. A Summer Ball.
majorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. important, serious, or significant.
n.a chief or special subject at a university
The major recovered his self-possession.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
The major drew an arm-chair towards him, and proceeded to seat himself.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
The major looked at the count with an indescribable expression of anxiety.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
comparespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. show or find out in what ways two or more things are like each other
Nothing in the world can be compared with red shoes.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE RED SHOES
This demanded new effort, but nothing compared to the first; at the end of a week he wrote as well with this pen as with the stylus.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
After having sought for a few minutes, he stopped at a leaf which had several notes, and compared them with the deed of sale, which lay on the table.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 42. Monsieur Bertuccio.
cartspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. common name for vehicles; two-wheeled vehicle; light business wagon
An he stopped his cart at our door.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Hans takes the needle, sticks it into a hay-cart, and follows the cart home.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER HANS
At last he looked round, and saw that the cart was dripping, and the cask quite empty.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE DOG AND THE SPARROW
blockspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the area bounded by four streets in a town or suburb
v. make movement difficult or impossible
They moved up the river street three blocks, then turned to the left up a crossstreet.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
This beam crossed, or rather blocked up, the hole Dantes had made; it was necessary, therefore, to dig above or under it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
The wall was built of rough stones, among which, to give strength to the structure, blocks of hewn stone were at intervals imbedded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
sirspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. used as a polite or respectful way of addressing a man
Thank you, sir, said Mr. Roach, and Mrs. Medlock took him out of the room.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
"This is Miss Mary, sir," she said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
"Please don't let her, sir," pleaded Martha.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
cropspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a cultivated plant that is grown as food
v. cut short
excitingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. causing great interest or enthusiasm
He was travelling fast enough to cover a great deal of ground without exciting suspicion.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
It was that hour when everything stills itself, and they really had had a busy and exciting afternoon.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
He was admitted daily after that, but was warned to keep still about his adventure and introduce no exciting topic.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
vegetablespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any of numerous herbaceous plants to eat in meal
vegetation and to revive in the spring.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
There were not only vegetables in this garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
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.
factoryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. building in which goods are manufactured
symbolspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. something used for or regarded as representing something else
The last Count of Spada, moreover, made me his heir, bequeathing to me this symbolic breviary, he bequeathed to me all it contained; no, no, make your mind satisfied on that point.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
juicespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue
In a barrel of odds and ends it is different; things get mixed up, and the juice kind of swaps around, and the things go better.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I.
showerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. brief fall of precipitation, such as rain, hail
n. bath in which the water is sprayed
She added hot baths, sitz baths, shower baths, and plunges.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
The messenger of Fortune had only executed a few unimportant commissions, such as saving a new bonnet from a shower of rain, etc.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
These words had scarcely escaped him, when the carriage was on its way, and the feet of the horses struck a shower of sparks from the pavement.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
ponyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small horse
He was a tiny little shaggy moor pony with thick locks hanging over his eyes and with a pretty face and a nuzzling velvet nose.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
It seemed as if Colin could never hear enough of Dickon and Captain and Soot and Nut and Shell and the pony whose name was Jump.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
There would be, birds outside though there would not be ponies or sheep.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
tubespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a hollow round pipe of metal; container for pastes, paints
n. underground railway
Both laid themselves down on the divan; chibouques with jasmine tubes and amber mouthpieces were within reach, and all prepared so that there was no need to smoke the same pipe twice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
compoundspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. composed of two or more parts
n. thing made up of two or more separate things combined together
Almost the next minute she heard footsteps in the compound, and then on the veranda.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
drumspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a musical percussion instrument sounded by being struck with sticks or the hands
Then the fisherman went home; and as he came close to the palace he saw a troop of soldiers, and heard the sound of drums and trumpets.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
Suddenly was heard the sound of drums and fifes; the bright blaze of a fire shot up from time to time, and its ruddy gleams seemed to contend with the bluish light of the torches.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
If we don't find it I'll agree to give you my drum and every thing I've got in the world.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
planetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a large body in space that moves round a star, especially round the sun
drawerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. boxlike container in a piece of furniture, made so as to slide in and out
She took successively all the other papers out till the drawer was empty.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
Then his eye was fixed on the drawer of a small chest between the windows.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
He hastened to open the secretary, and found the pocket-book in the drawer, and in it the letter of credit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
mousespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a hand-operated device to control a cursor on computer screen
n. a small rodent with large ears and a long tail
The mouse at once asked what name had been given to the third child.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP
My tale is done, there runs a mouse; whosoever catches it, may make himself a big fur cap out of it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
Once upon a time, a mouse, a bird, and a sausage, entered into partnership and set up house together.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
underlinespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. draw a line under a word
v. emphasize
insectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a small creature such as an ant or fly
He hopped about and pecked the earth briskly, looking for seeds and insects.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Ma foi, I should wish to keep my illusions concerning insects unimpaired; it is quite enough to have those dissipated which I had formed of my fellow-creatures.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
dragonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a mythical monster like a giant reptile
I have been to the sun, the moon, and the night-wind, to seek thee, and at last I have helped thee to overcome the dragon.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In LILY AND THE LION
There they found the princess sitting, as the star-gazer had said, on the rock; and the dragon was lying asleep, with his head upon her lap.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
Then away they hastened with her full of joy in their boat towards the ship; but soon came the dragon roaring behind them through the air; for he awoke and missed the princess.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
toolspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a simple instrument used for doing special jobs
The gardening tools were laid together under a tree.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
ABOUT noon the next day the boys arrived at the dead tree; they had come for their tools.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
She was very much interested in the seeds and gardening tools, and there was only one moment when Mary was frightened.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
chalkspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. soft, earthy substance, usually of white, used for drawing
Well, there was a big outlandish parrot on each side of the clock, made out of something like chalk, and painted up gaudy.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
workerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a laborer or employee
rhythmspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound
chocolatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a food made from roasted and ground cacao seeds
n. a medium brown to dark-brown color
Villefort also rang; his new valet brought him the papers, and with them a cup of chocolate.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
crawlspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. move slowly, as people or animals with the body near the ground
Now the thing for you to do is to droop your tails and go home and crawl in a hole.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII.
Then we lit the candles, and crawled in on our hands and knees.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
I had wore the ground a good deal crawling out of the hole and dragging out so many things.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.