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toothspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. hard bonelike structures in the jaws, used for biting and chewing
n. one of a number of uniform projections on a gear
The tooth hung dangling by the bedpost, now.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
So he thought he would hold the tooth in reserve for the present, and seek further.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
He had nothing more to do now, but with the iron tooth of the pickaxe to draw the stones towards him one by one.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
torpedospeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a cigar-shaped self-propelled underwater missile
trailspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. path or track roughly through wild or hilly country; overland route
The lights of the Christmas tree rose higher and higher, she saw them now as stars in heaven; one fell down and formed a long trail of fire.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
It was strong enough to wave the branches of the trees, and it was more than strong enough to sway the trailing sprays of untrimmed ivy hanging from the wall.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Dickon pushed the chair slowly round and round the garden, stopping every other moment to let him look at wonders springing out of the earth or trailing down from trees.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
trophyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. sign or memorial of victory raised on the field of battle
n. any evidence or memorial of victory or conquest
Splendid paintings by the first masters were ranged against the walls, intermingled with magnificent trophies of war, while heavy curtains of costly tapestry were suspended before the different doors of the room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
Tuesdayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the third day of the week; the second working day
turkeyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. large bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
twirlspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. move or turn round rapidly; whirl round
v. move and turn rapidly with the fingers
An old seaman, bronzed by the tropical sun, advanced, twirling the remains of a tarpaulin between his hands.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
unconsciousspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. lacking awareness; senseless; unaware
The boy worked on, apparently unconscious.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Monte Cristo appeared to be unconscious of what passed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 76. Progress of Cavalcanti the Younger.
His grief was so profound that he was nearly unconscious.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
unfoldspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
The marvel of Nature shaking off sleep and going to work unfolded itself to the musing boy.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
He came there, and the plan was unfolded to him for leaving Elba, the projected landing, etc.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 12. Father and Son.
The young man had found Signor Pastrini looking very much alarmed, and this had only made him the more anxious to read Albert's letter; and so he went instantly towards the waxlight, and unfolded it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
unhappyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. experiencing sadness, sorrow, or discontent
The unhappy young man had not thought of this.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
That was one of her unhappy, disagreeable ways.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
Misgivings came; they grew troubled and unhappy; a sigh or two escaped, unawares.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
unknownspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not known before
a. not famous or acclaimed
Whence it came no one knew, and it spoke an unknown tongue.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
The young man sat safe within, till at length it ran ashore upon an unknown land.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
And she bowed her head down in her lap, and Death took her child and went with it into the unknown land.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE STORY OF A MOTHER
unluckyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having or bringing misfortune
a. marked by bad fortune
unpackspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. unwrap; unfold; open and remove the contents from a package
The woman came up the three steps to the tailor with her heavy basket, and he made her unpack all the pots for him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
untiespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. undo a cord or knot
v. cause to become loose
Every time he was going to untie his sledge, the person nodded to him, and then Kay sat quiet; and so on they went till they came outside the gates of the town.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
He untied the skiff at the stern, slipped into it, and was soon rowing cautiously upstream.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
He untied the string and inside there were ever so many neater and smaller packages with a picture of a flower on each one.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
unwrapspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. remove the outer cover or wrapping
v. make known to the public information that only a few know before
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
usualspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. occurring or experienced frequently, in accordance with regular practice or procedure
a. commonly encountered
He smiled now and his smile was wider than usual.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
AT half-past nine, that night, Tom and Sid were sent to bed, as usual.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
The usual whisperings among the lawyers and gathering together of papers followed.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
valuablespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. worth a great deal of money, especially for use or exchange
In his flight he had forgotten the most valuable things he had, the blue light and the gold, and had only one ducat in his pocket.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE BLUE LIGHT
And he measured ten double handfuls of pearls, diamonds, and other gems, many of which, mounted by the most famous workmen, were valuable beyond their intrinsic worth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
"He is, as you see, a very valuable animal," said Maximilian.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
violencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. physical force exerted for the purpose of damaging or abusing
So they fell upon it with such violence that all its branches cracked; if it had not been fixed firmly in the ground, it would certainly have tumbled down.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
"Yes, and without violence," said Louise.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 97. The Departure for Belgium.
But, instead of growing easier, Dantes' pains appeared to increase in violence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
violinistspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a musician who plays the violin
Virginiaspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in the eastern United States, one of the original 13 colonies
volleyballspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a game in which two teams hit an inflated ball over a high net using their hands
volunteerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. person who freely performs or offers to perform a service
The French government, without protecting them openly, as you know, gave countenance to volunteer assistance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
"Our Dickon," they volunteered, was over at the Manor working in one of the gardens where he went several days each week.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
wagonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor
Mr. Jones left the wagon near the door and followed.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
It was a kind of covered wagon, painted black, and was one of the first to arrive.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
Then we took the trunk and put it in my wagon, and he drove off his way and I drove mine.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII.
waiterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person whose job is to serve at table, as in a restaurant
The waiter did as he was desired.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Conspiracy.
He entered, and on his way met the waiter.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
Noirtier directed their attention to a waiter, on which was placed a decanter containing lemonade and a glass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
warriorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. fighter; combatant; one who is engaged in or experienced in battle
He sent to the little tailor and caused him to be informed that as he was a great warrior, he had one request to make to him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
Wednesdayspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the fourth day of the week; the third working day
whalespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a very large marine mammal with a streamlined hairless body, breathing through a blowhole on the head
He used to always whale me when he was sober and could get his hands on me; though I used to take to the woods most of the time when he was around.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III.
whipspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. take or move by a sudden motion
v. clean completely
A quarter of an hour afterwards the postilion, having been put in the right road, passed with a crack of his whip through the gateway of the Barriere Saint-Martin.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 97. The Departure for Belgium.
This was worse than a thousand whippings, and Tom's heart was sorer now than his body.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
She resolved to let him get whipped on the damaged spelling-book's account, and to hate him forever, into the bargain.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
whisperspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. speaking in a quiet voice; soft speech produced without full voice
n. secretly expressed belief
They continued to whisper for some little time.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
He liked the mysteriousness of it and did his best, but in the midst of excited enjoyment it is rather difficult never to laugh above a whisper.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
They ran from one part of the garden to another and found so many wonders that they were obliged to remind themselves that they must whisper or speak low.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
whistlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make a kind of musical sound by lips
v. emit a similar sound from mouth as birds
Presently Tom checked his whistle.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Then he gave a low, distinct whistle.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Without losing sight of her for an instant, the concierge took a whistle from his pocket as soon as they entered the court, and blew it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 99. The Law.
wonderfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. extraordinarily good or great
The skipping-rope was a wonderful thing.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Almost the next moment a wonderful thing happened.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
It was so new and big and wonderful and such a heavenly color.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
wordspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a unit of language to express meanings
He sent them word I had not gone.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII. Alice's Evidence
He gazed and gazed and gulped a lump down his throat and did not say a word.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Ben Weatherstaff scolds him and makes fun of him, and he hops about and looks as if he understood every word, and I know he likes it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
worstspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. most corrupt, bad, evil, or ill
He was the worst I ever struck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV.
Pardieu, that is exactly the worst of all.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
Old Mrs. Hotchkiss was the worst; her tongue was a-going all the time.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI.
wrapspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. enclose; arrange or fold as a cover or protection
The man was wrapped up in a large cloak.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
In a fine linen cloth was wrapped a new-born child.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
He hastily seized the coverlet of his bed, and wrapped it round him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
wreckspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. destruction; destroy; smash or break forcefully
But I said, come on, if we get left on this wreck we are in a fix, sure.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII.
The skiff was half full of plunder which that gang had stole there on the wreck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII.
The lightning showed us the wreck again just in time, and we fetched the stabboard derrick, and made fast there.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
wrenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small active brown singing birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails
And now at last the young wrens were satisfied, and sat down together and ate and drank, and made merry till quite late into the night.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WILLOW-WREN AND THE BEAR
wrenchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. twist or turn suddenly and forcibly; move, extract, or force free by pulling violently
wrestlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. contend by grappling with, and striving to throw down an opponent
v. struggle or strive earnestly
wrestlerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
Of course neither the robin nor his mate had ever heard of the champion wrestler, Bob Haworth, and his exercises for making the muscles stand out like lumps.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
wristspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. joint between the hand and the forearm
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.
Morrel rushed forward to tear it from him, but Monte Cristo perceiving his intention, seized his wrist with his iron grasp.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
Hines he hurt my wrist dreadful pulling and tugging so, and I reckon he clean forgot I was in the world, he was so excited and panting.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX.
wristwatchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. watch worn on a band that fastens about the wrist