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drivewayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a road leading up to a private house
duespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. owed and payable immediately or on demand
a. proper and appropriate; fitting
de Boville, the inspector of prisons, to whom they are due.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
I consult them when doubtful, and if I ever do any good, it is due to their beneficent counsels.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
That night a memorable event occurred, due, no doubt, to the imprudence of some servant who had neglected to extinguish the lights.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
easilyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. indicating high probability; in all likelihood
Oh, that is very easily arranged.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
The ways of justice are frequently too dark and mysterious to be easily penetrated.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
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
erasespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. rub letters or characters written, engraved, or painted
He erased it once more and then took himself out of temptation by driving the other boys together and joining them.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
essayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. composition of any particular subject, usually shorter than formal paper
His name, or rather a plaintive voice which essayed to pronounce his name, reached him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
fantasticspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. excellent or extraordinary
a. strange in form, conception, or appearance
And, to complete his resemblance with the fantastic heroes of the English poet, the count seemed to have the power of fascination.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
The violets exhaled their sweet breath, whilst I pressed against the windowpanes covered with fantastic frost-work the copper coin I had heated on the stove, and so made peep-holes.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
The drawing-rooms were decorated with the rarest pictures by the old masters, the boudoirs hung with draperies from China, of fanciful colors, fantastic design, and wonderful texture.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 63. The Dinner.
faucetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
faultspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a crack in the earth; defect, flaw, a wrong action
It was the fault of that blockhead Pastrini, that I did not sooner assist you in your distress.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
Not long after a suitor appeared, and as he appeared to be very rich and the miller could see nothing in him with which to find fault, he betrothed his daughter to him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
"You know it is not my fault," said Morrel.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
featherspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. light and horny outgrowths form the external covering of birds
I felt easy and happy and light as a feather right off.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
The golden feather was brought to the king in the morning, and all the council was called together.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
But the arrow did the bird no harm; only it dropped a golden feather from its tail, and then flew away.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
fifthspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one part in five equal parts
n. number five in a series
Because the fifth is dead, as I hear.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
I like you, and you make the fifth person.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
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.
finalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. forming or occurring at the end; terminating
A last but final hope was concealed by the young man in the effect of this interview, and therefore he had suggested it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
Aunt Polly entered in time to see him throw a few double summersets, deliver a final mighty hurrah, and sail through the open window, carrying the rest of the flower-pots with him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
The rock yielded, rolled over, bounded from point to point, and finally disappeared in the ocean.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
finalistspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a contestant who reaches the final stages of a competition
finishspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. come to an end
Oh, it is very well as a finish to the toilet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
There was abundance of cold water to finish the feast with.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
She did not finish the sentence, because the door opened, and Mrs. Medlock walked in.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
forgetfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not mindful or attentive
a. failing to keep in mind
He must not talk too much; he must not forget that he was ill; he must not forget that he was very easily tired.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
During those years he had only wished to forget him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Mary thought that there seemed to be a number of uncomfortable things he was not to forget.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
fossilspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. remnant; remains of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age
Fridayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day
furspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals
n. a garment made of the hairy coat of a mammal
Providence had stood by me this fur all right, but I was hard and tight aground now.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
So then I got a shovel, and then we picked and shoveled, turn about, and made the fur fly.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI.
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
furnacespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. enclosed place in which heat is produced
n. intensely hot place
Then they piled on great dead boughs till they had a roaring furnace, and were gladhearted once more.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
There in the palace at Sheffield they've got furnaces, and he wants his water hot.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI.
furniturespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. movable articles in a room, which make it fit for living or working
It was a big room with ancient, handsome furniture in it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
All his furniture consisted of a bed, a chair, a table, a pail, and a jug.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
There were curious pieces of furniture and curious ornaments in nearly all of them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
gluespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. be fixed as if by sticky substance
v. join or attach with or as if sticky substance
governorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. head of a state government
It is late, and the governor is asleep.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
"It is not ill-planned," said the governor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
"Counting his treasures," replied the governor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
gracefulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. pleasing or attractive
The baroness returned the salute in the most smiling and graceful manner.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
Her graceful form, arrayed in snowy robes, is whirling through the mazes of the joyous dance; her eye is brightest, her step is lightest in the gay assembly.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
A rich uniform, half French, half Oriental, set off his graceful and stalwart figure, and his broad chest was decorated with the order of the Legion of Honor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
grandfatherspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the father of your father or mother
Indeed, I expected it, for it is a family inheritance; both my father and grandfather died of it in a third attack.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
One look was sufficient to tell her that her grandfather was suffering, and that there was much on his mind which he was wishing to communicate to her.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort.
He told, too, how he had heard from his grandfather that many, many princes had come, and had tried to break through the thicket, but that they had all stuck fast in it, and died.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In BRIAR ROSE
grandmotherspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the mother of your father or mother
And then his grandmother patted his head and told him other stories.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
An old grandmother was sitting in the air; her grand-daughter, the poor and lovely servant just come for a short visit.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
The Snow Queen kissed Kay once more, and then he forgot little Gerda, grandmother, and all whom he had left at his home.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
gruesomespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. causing horror; frightful and shocking
guardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one assigned to protect or oversee another
n. a defensive state or attitude
But his opponent did not allow his guard to be broken.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
I must go into the forest and guard my treasures from the wicked dwarfs.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
But at the outset it seemed necessary to be on guard against the other two.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
guestspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person who is invited to visit the home
n. a customer at a restaurant
He called to him to stop, but the guest pretended not to hear.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
Presently the guest came, and knocked politely and courteously at the house-door.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
The fowls began to turn brown, and were nearly ready, but the guest had not yet arrived.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
hammerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a hand tool consisting of a solid head on a handle, used for pounding
He felt as if each stroke of the hammer fell upon his heart.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
Now, far away in the woods a bird called; another answered; presently the hammering of a woodpecker was heard.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
And now we are by the smithy, where the fire is blazing, and where the half-naked men are banging with their hammers till the sparks fly about.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
happilyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. in an unexpectedly lucky way
ad. in a joyous manner
They lived together very happily, and the queen had a son.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
So they were married, and lived together very happily till they died.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE SALAD
The wedding-feast was held, and they lived happily together a long time.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In LILY AND THE LION
happinessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. emotions experienced when in a state of well-being
He then gave himself up to his happiness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
I owe to this worthy lord all the happiness I ever knew.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
Then all anxiety was at an end, and they lived together in perfect happiness.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
Hawaiispeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in the United States in the central Pacific
hellospeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an expression of greeting
helpfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. giving aid; assistant or useful
Of course no boy could have helped speaking then.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
The law backs that old Judge Thatcher up and helps him to keep me out o my property.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
Then we helped him fix his chain back on the bed-leg, and was ready for bed ourselves.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
hidespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. prevent from being seen or discovered
Then we hunted up a place close by to hide the canoe in, amongst the thick willows.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX.
She looked so sour and old-fashioned that the nurse turned her head aside to hide the twitching of her mouth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
I run in the parlor and took a swift look around, and the only place I see to hide the bag was in the coffin.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII.
highwayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a major road for motor transport
holidayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. leisure time away from work, for rest or pleasure
The Saturday holiday seemed a burden to the children.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Luigi wore the very picturesque garb of the Roman peasant at holiday time.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
It was noon; and the weather, that had threatened rain, began to clear up, while gaily dressed holiday folks filled the streets.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
homeworkspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. preparatory school work done outside school, especially at home