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lockerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. storage compartment for clothes and valuables, usually it has a lock
Early on the following morning he commenced the removal of his riches, and ere nightfall the whole of his immense wealth was safely deposited in the compartments of the secret locker.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
lonelyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. lacking companions or companionship
He took Huck to a lonely place to have a talk with him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
It was a lonely place, and an hour made solemn by old traditions.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
It suddenly dawned on Tom that it was become very lonely and still.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
losespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have; be deprived of
v. fail to win
Danglars did not lose one pang that Fernand endured.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
Edmond did not lose a word, but comprehended very little of what was said.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
They would turn into the shrubbery walks and lose themselves until they came to the long walls.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Louisianaspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
luckyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. occurring by chance
a. having or bringing good fortune
One of these lucky beings was neighbour Hans.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
Now this was lucky, because I was weakening; I was getting afraid I had come; people might know my voice and find me out.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
Hans brushed his coat, wiped his face and hands, rested a while, and then drove off his cow quietly, and thought his bargain a very lucky one.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
Mainespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in New England, the northeastern United States
This main avenue was not more than eight or ten feet wide.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I.
Both fountains were going furiously and both pumps bailing with might and main.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
managerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. someone who controls resources and team members
n. someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
Yes; it was not a very polite epistle from the manager of a theatre, in which both pieces were flatly refused.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
The dog liked this plan very well; and accordingly so it was managed.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In OLD SULTAN
Then you see, my good fellow, with a cart and a couple of oxen our business can be managed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
marshmallowspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a sweet white confection usually in the form of a spread or small spongy cylindrical pieces
mathspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a science dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
mechanicspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of or relating to manual work or skill
n. a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
Madame Danglars mechanically took the check, the bond, and the heap of bank-notes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
Morrel was leaning against one of these, mechanically fixing his eyes on the graves.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
Debray mechanically stopped and looked at the baroness, whose face became covered with blushes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
Memphisspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. largest city of Tennessee, on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River
Mississippispeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
n. a major North American river and the chief river of the United States
Mondayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the second day of the week; the first working day
monsterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. beast; ugly creature
n. someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
But at the same instant the crowd of guests rushed in alarm into the principal salon as if some frightful monster had entered the apartments, quaerens quem devoret.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
Before him is a dead sea that stretches in azure calm before the eye; but he who unwarily ventures within its embrace finds himself struggling with a monster that would drag him down to perdition.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
moviespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a recording of moving images that tells a story and that people watch on a screen
neckspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the part of an animal that connects the head with the body
The little girl put her arms around his neck.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
For his neck there was room enough, but for nothing more.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
She bent back one of the red leaves, and saw a brown neck.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
nickelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. coin worth one twentieth of a dollar
nicknamespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a familiar name for a person, often a shortened version of given name
n. a descriptive name for a place or thing
So the king got the nickname of Grisly-beard.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In KING GRISLY-BEARD
By the second day they had given her a nickname which made her furious.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
nightmarespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. dream arousing feelings of intense fear, horror, and distress
n. event or experience that is intensely distressing
This nightmare occupied some ten pages of manuscript and wound up with a sermon so destructive of all hope to non-Presbyterians that it took the first prize.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
noisespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. sound that lacks musical quality, gives disagreeable auditory experience
She could fly into a passion without making a noise.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
When we was passing by the kitchen I fell over a root and made a noise.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
I went to sleep reading in bed and slept straight through all that noise.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
nowherespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. not anywhere; not in any place or state
She sought her children, but they were nowhere to be found.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN LITTLE KIDS
She sought for him about the castle, but could find him nowhere.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
As for the Theatre Francais, you know, of course, that it is nowhere.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays.
nursespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person who cares for the sick or children
The nurse must bring up her tea with mine.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
She did not cry because her nurse had died.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
I can always send the nurse out of the room and say that I want to be by myself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
oatmealspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. porridge made of rolled oats
n. meal made from rolled or ground oats
She began to assist the water with a slim oatmeal diet and blister-plasters.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Octoberspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the month following September and preceding November
orangespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. round citrus fruit, color between red and yellow
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
It was a human storm, made up of a thunder of cries, and a hail of sweetmeats, flowers, eggs, oranges, and nosegays.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
These baskets contained four pyramids of most splendid fruit; there were Sicily pine-apples, pomegranates from Malaga, oranges from the Balearic Isles, peaches from France, and dates from Tunis.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
Oregonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
painterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a worker who is to cover objects with paint
n. an artist who paints
"Precisely, monsieur," replied Monte Cristo with one of those smiles that a painter could never represent or a physiologist analyze.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
Then the king's son wished for one, and she immediately stood before him, and was more beautiful than any painter could have painted her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE PINK
pencilspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an implement for writing or drawing consisting of a slender cylinder
Gimme a pencil and a piece of paper.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII.
One of the jurors had a pencil that squeaked.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
Tom said it was a good idea, so he took a pencil and wrote it in.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
Philadelphiaspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the largest city in Pennsylvania, located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river
photospeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a picture of a person or scene, recorded by a camera
picnicspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. have informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
v. eat in the open air
You know his tavern was all right the Saturday I went to the picnic.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
The day was completed and crowned in a peculiarly satisfactory way: Becky teased her mother to appoint the next day for the long-promised and long-delayed picnic, and she consented.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
There grief might freely expend itself without being disturbed by the trifling loungers who came from a picnic party to visit Pere-la-Chaise, or by lovers who make it their rendezvous.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
playerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. someone who plays a musical instrument
n. an important participant in a business deal
policespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the civil force of government, to maintain public order
v. maintain the security of public by carrying out a patrol
At the door he met the commissary of police, who was waiting for him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
A carriage waited at the door, the coachman was on the box, and a police officer sat beside him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
At this instant the minister of police appeared at the door, pale, trembling, and as if ready to faint.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 10. The King's Closet at the Tuileries.
popcornspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small kernels of corn exploded by heat
potatospeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a starchy plant tuber, one of the most important food crops, cooked and eaten as a vegetable
Well, I knowed a potato would do that before, but I had forgot it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
You could buy both potatoes and eggs and eat as many as you liked without feeling as if you were taking food out of the mouths of fourteen people.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
prairiespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. treeless grassy plain; extensive area of flat or rolling
prankspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. acting like a clown; dress up showily