5th Grade Spelling Words With Definition

Grade 5: With Definition - 1
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 Grade 5: With Definition - 1
advantagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. benefit resulting from some event or action
n. quality of having a superior
But neither could get an advantage.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Monte Cristo on the contrary, preserved a graceful suavity of demeanor, aided by a certain degree of simplicity he could assume at pleasure, and thus possessed the advantage.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
The Hatter was the only one who got any advantage from the change: and Alice was a good deal worse off than before, as the March Hare had just upset the milk-jug into his plate.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII. A Mad Tea-Party
aislespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane
Just here the blast of a toy tin trumpet came faintly down the green aisles of the forest.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
The call went echoing down the empty aisles and died out in the distance in a faint sound that resembled a ripple of mocking laughter.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
A natural fillip followed, the beetle went floundering into the aisle and lit on its back, and the hurt finger went into the boy's mouth.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
alleyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park
Nobody had entered or left the alley.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
That was the day after I lost a white alley.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Huck stood sentry and Tom felt his way into the alley.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
allowancespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. approval; act of allowing, granting, or admitting
When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, and the last allowance of corn pone devoured, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
The servants are not allowed to speak about me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
They were allowed to leave the stand without being cross-questioned.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
alphabetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the elementary stages of any subject
n. a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
He pointed to each letter of the alphabet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
angelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. spiritual being attendant upon God
n. person of exceptional holiness
Tobias took the angel who restored him to light for an ordinary young man.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
And their mother told them that it must have been the angel who watches over good children.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
Pale, and sweetly smiling, she looked like an angel of mercy conjuring the angel of vengeance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
announcementspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. formal public statement
n. act of making known publicly
I repeat that I am determined to have the announcement of yesterday contradicted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
When Colin was on his sofa and the breakfast for two was put upon the table he made an announcement to the nurse in his most Rajah-like manner.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
This announcement, which implied or appeared to imply, the approval of all the persons concerned in this momentous affair, had been preceded by a scene to which our readers must be admitted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
anywherespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. at or in or to any place
All right; I can stop anywhere I want to.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
When I go, none of the gardeners are to be anywhere near the Long Walk by the garden walls.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Besides, it is no reason because you have not seen an execution at Paris, that you should not see one anywhere else; when you travel, it is to see everything.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
apologizespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. beg or pardon
de Monte Cristo receives my apology.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 90. The Meeting.
You will say I apologized to the Count of Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
The young men rose and returned into the salon, while the count, again apologizing, left by another door.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
appointmentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place
However, the morning of the appointment, the young man had established himself in the small salon down-stairs.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
The boys were there that night, about the appointed time.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
The poets Hauch and Ingemann were appointed professors here.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK
assignmentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. task given to students; job or appointment
But all I know, sir, is, that I am ready to hand you over this sum in exchange for your assignment of the debt.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
de Boville, who took it without ceremony, and quickly drew up the required assignment, while the Englishman counted out the bank-notes on the other side of the desk.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
He was therefore honourably received, and a special dwelling was assigned him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
autographspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person's own signature
v. mark with one's signature
awhilespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. for a short time
The men ripped around awhile, and then rode away.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII.
Tom struggled awhile and then retired, utterly defeated.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
The men contemplated the treasure awhile in blissful silence.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
backpackspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
barefootspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. without shoes
He was barefooted, and the snake bit him right on the heel.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
The gate was locked, but she shook the rusted bolt till it was loosened, and the gate opened; and little Gerda ran off barefooted into the wide world.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
Some of the young men was barefooted, and some of the children didn't have on any clothes but just a tow-linen shirt.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX.
barrelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. vessel; large cylindrical container
Then they came and rolled the barrel towards the water.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
The maid went and found her sitting in front of the barrel, screaming loudly.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER ELSIE
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.
basketballspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a game played by two opposing teams of 5 players, scored by throwing the ball through an hoop
beetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a herbaceous plant cultivated as a source of food, and for processing into sugar
behaviorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the way in which one acts or conducts oneself
reference is to the behavior of an actor in the Dionysian.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
The inspector visited, one after another, the cells and dungeons of several of the prisoners, whose good behavior or stupidity recommended them to the clemency of the government.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
Several witnesses deposed concerning Potter's guilty behavior when brought to the scene of the murder.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
blanketspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, used in bed clothing
I could hear him through the blanket.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
He had a blanket around his head, and his head was nearly in the fire.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
I see the moon go off watch, and the darkness begin to blanket the river.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
bouncespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. rebound after having struck an object or a surface
He bounced up and stared at me wild.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
Then I bounced for the top in a hurry, for I was nearly busting.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
boundspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. walk or run with leaping strides
n. a limitation or restriction
It was not very large; it was iron bound and had been very strong before the slow years had injured it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
The barrow was got ready and the corpse placed on it, covered with a blanket, and bound to its place with the rope.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
The entrance door was a huge one made of massive, curiously shaped panels of oak studded with big iron nails and bound with great iron bars.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
breathlessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. out of breath; breathing with difficulty, as from tension
Colin was heaving with great breathless sobs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Caderousse sank pale and breathless into his chair.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
The audience listened breathless, but the words refused to come.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
brightnessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
n. quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
Everything was ready, and all the pomp and brightness of the court was there.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In KING GRISLY-BEARD
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.
The northern-lights shone with such precision that one could tell exactly when they were at their highest or lowest degree of brightness.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
broccolispeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
brokespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) separate or cause to separate into pieces
a. having completely run out of money
He knelt down by the hole and broke the pot from the mould.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
A long, lingering, colossal sigh followed, and his heart broke.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
His aunt Polly stood surprised a moment, and then broke into a gentle laugh.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
brookspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. creek; stream
As they came near the brook they saw something like a large grasshopper jumping towards the water, as if it were going to leap in.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
Soon, however, they came to a little brook, and as there was no bridge or foot-plank, they did not know how they were to get over it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
It would have been all over with her, likewise, if, by good fortune, a tailor who was travelling in search of work, had not sat down to rest by the brook.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
bubblespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a thin sphere of liquid enclosing air or another gas
n. fantastic or impracticable idea or belief
Sometimes it made a sound rather like very low laughter as it bubbled over and round stones.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Large blocks of stone lay there, overgrown with moss of every color; the fresh spring bubbled forth, and made a strange gurgling sound.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE BELL
The swing moves, and the bubbles float in charming changing colors: the last is still hanging to the end of the pipe, and rocks in the breeze.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
buffalospeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a heavily built wild ox with backswept horns, American bison
v. intimidate or overawe someone
butcherspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one whose job is to kill animals for food
n. one who kills in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty
Luckily a butcher soon came by, driving a pig in a wheelbarrow.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
Well,' said the butcher, 'I don't like to say no, when one is asked to do a kind, neighbourly thing.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
He now crept on hands and feet through a butcher's shop; at least on every side, and above and below, there was nought but flesh.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
cabinetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. group of persons appointed by a head of state
n. hut, cottage, small house or room
Just after she had closed the cabinet door she heard a tiny rustling sound.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
There is a little Indian room where there is a cabinet full of ivory elephants.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
When she got tired she set the elephants in order and shut the door of the cabinet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
cablespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. very strong thick rope made of twisted steel or metal wire
The boat that now arrived, assured by the answering signal that all was well, soon came in sight, white and silent as a phantom, and cast anchor within a cable's length of shore.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
canoespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small and light boat, pointed at both ends, propelled with a paddle
I got my traps out of the canoe and made me a nice camp in the thick woods.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
I shot head-first off of the bank like a frog, clothes and all on, and struck out for the canoe.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
So I went and got the bag of meal and my old saw out of the canoe, and fetched them to the house.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
carelessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. negligent; taking insufficient care
He redoubled his gayety and carelessness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
Then some of the wood that had been carelessly thrown down, caught fire and began to blaze.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
When the count entered the room the young man was carelessly stretched on a sofa, tapping his boot with the gold-headed cane which he held in his hand.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
cashspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. money paid at the time of purchase
n. money in the form of bills or coins,currency
So vast a sum, all in actual cash, seemed next to incredible.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
celeryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
cementspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any substances used for making bodies adhere to each other
In three days he had succeeded, with the utmost precaution, in removing the cement, and exposing the stone-work.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
He began by moving his bed, and looked around for anything with which he could pierce the wall, penetrate the moist cement, and displace a stone.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
He attacked this wall, cemented by the hand of time, with his pickaxe.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.