5th Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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centimeterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
chalkboardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. sheet of slate, for writing with chalk
championspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person who has defeated all rivals in a competition
v. protect or fight for as first place
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
chapterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. division of a book
n. organized branch of some society
chargespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. set or ask for a certain price
v. accuse someone of something, especially an offense under law
I will take charge of the inside one.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
His excellency did not charge me to purchase this house.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 42. Monsieur Bertuccio.
She had felt her a tiresome charge and had indeed seen as little of her as she dared.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
cheerfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having or showing good spirits
This done him heaps of good, and so he got cheerful and comfortable.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX.
But she had not felt as if she looked cheerful when she gazed at the tree.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
It sounded like something in a book and it did not make Mary feel cheerful.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
chopspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax
He as soon chop a chile in two as a cat.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV.
He used to marry a new wife every day, and chop off her head next morning.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII.
Everybody looked hungry at it, and licked their chops.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV.
chroniclespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a factual written account of important or historical events in the order of their occurrence
classmatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an acquaintance with who you go to school
closetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small room or apartment, room for privacy
The boys thought of the closet, but their strength was gone.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Then Miss Watson she took me in the closet and prayed, but nothing come of it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III.
The shoes were placed in a closet at home, but Karen could not avoid looking at them.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE RED SHOES
commercialspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. money making, involved in work that is intended for the mass market
The opinion of all the commercial men was that, under the reverses which had successively weighed down Morrel, it was impossible for him to remain solvent.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
commutespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. travel regularly from a place of residence to another place
completelyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. with everything necessary
ad. to the full or entire extent
As to Cocles, he seemed completely bewildered.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
It was round, and a large divan completely encircled it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
This island was, always had been, and still is, completely deserted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
composespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. write or create by putting together parts or elements
The four seamen, who composed the crew, obeyed, while the pilot looked on.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
When Dantes returned next morning to the chamber of his companion in captivity, he found Faria seated and looking composed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
He had reserved from his annuity his family papers, his library, composed of five thousand volumes, and his famous breviary.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
compositionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. action of putting things together, formation or construction
This composition was considered to be the very finest effort of the evening.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
The editor was reading, with apparent delight, a leading article in the same paper on beet-sugar, probably a composition of his own.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
Monte Cristo opened the tortoise-shell box, which the lady presented to him, and inhaled the odor of the lozenges with the air of an amateur who thoroughly appreciated their composition.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
conferencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. meeting for consultation or discussion; exchange of views
Besides, the manner in which Beauchamp had closed the conference left a bitter recollection in his heart.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 84. Beauchamp.
I know no one in Paris, Morrel, on whom I could confer that honor besides you and your brother Emmanuel.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 88. The Insult.
I have two friends, who in this way never depart from me; the one who gave me being, and the other who conferred knowledge and intelligence on me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
confusespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. cause to be unable to think with clarity; mix up
Martha suddenly looked confused.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
The big eyes told Tom his blunder and he stopped, confused.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
This answer so confused poor Alice, that she let the Dormouse go on for some time without interrupting it.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII. A Mad Tea-Party
congratulatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. say something to someone that expresses praise
He undressed with excessive caution, and fell asleep congratulating himself that nobody knew of his escapade.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Franz congratulated Albert, who received his congratulations with the air of a man conscious that they are merited.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
As similar intrigues are not uncommon in Italy, if we may credit travellers, the comtess did not manifest the least incredulity, but congratulated Albert on his success.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
consciencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles
Then conscience granted a truce, and these curiously inconsistent pirates fell peacefully to sleep.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
An unusual quiet possessed the village, although it was ordinarily quiet enough, in all conscience.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Every time I let him off, my conscience does hurt me so, and every time I hit him my old heart most breaks.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
consciousspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. aware of and responding to one's surroundings; awake
Franz congratulated Albert, who received his congratulations with the air of a man conscious that they are merited.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
Neither Mercedes nor Edmond observed the strange expression of his countenance; they were so happy that they were conscious only of the sunshine and the presence of each other.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
For some time, now, the boys had been dully conscious of a peculiar sound in the distance, just as one sometimes is of the ticking of a clock which he takes no distinct note of.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
constructionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. building of something, typically a large structure
And this would help him to understand why constructing artificial flowers or performing on a tread-mill is work, while rolling ten-pins or climbing Mont Blanc is only amusement.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
This village, constructed in a singular and picturesque manner, half Moorish, half Spanish, still remains, and is inhabited by descendants of the first comers, who speak the language of their fathers.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
The builder cheerfully undertook the commission, and promised to have these secret places completed by the next day, Dantes furnishing the dimensions and plan in accordance with which they were to be constructed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
contestspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. contend for; oppose or dispute
correctionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
A man like Danglars was wholly inaccessible to any gentler method of correction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
Sir, I do not deny the justice of your correction, but the more severely you arm yourself against that unfortunate man, the more deeply will you strike our family.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 99. The Law.
The count had spoken correctly.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
couplespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a male and female associated together
n. a pair who associate with one another
A couple of squirrels set on a limb and jabbered at me very friendly.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
More visitors came, and the story had to be told and retold for a couple of hours more.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
Potter and Injun Joe were carrying a handbarrow with a rope and a couple of shovels on it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
courtroomspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a room in which a lawcourt sits
The next day and the day after, he hung about the courtroom, drawn by an almost irresistible impulse to go in, but forcing himself to stay out.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
A groan escaped from poor Potter, and he put his face in his hands and rocked his body softly to and fro, while a painful silence reigned in the courtroom.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
cowardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. person who lacks courage to face danger; timid
True, excellency, that was the crime, the real crime, for in that I acted like a coward.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
Danglars was a coward, but did not wish to appear so; he was piqued at the tone which Morcerf had just assumed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
But I have always observed that poisoners were cowards.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
crazyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. affected with madness; insane
It did not seem possible that he could be the crazy creature who had screamed and beaten and bitten his pillow.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
But the first step he made wrung such a hideous creak from the crazy floor that he sank down almost dead with fright.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
It had a crazy board fence around it, which leaned inward in places, and outward the rest of the time, but stood upright nowhere.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
creditspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
I was at the end of my journey and of my credit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
August rolled by in unceasing efforts on the part of Morrel to renew his credit or revive the old.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
Morrel now tried to negotiate bills at ninety days only, and none of the banks would give him credit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
criticismspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. expression of disapproval of someone or something
He looked him over with critical affection.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Penelon put his hand over his eyes, and then stared at the man who thus criticized the manoeuvres of his captain.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
Injun Joe took the pick, looked it over critically, shook his head, muttered something to himself, and then began to use it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
cruisespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. sail on the ocean, as for protection of commerce, search of an enemy, or for pleasure
crumbspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small fragment or piece, especially, a small piece of bread or other food
He had picked up every crumb that had been left from his former meals, and was beginning to eat the matting which covered the floor of his cell.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
Hansel, however little by little, threw all the crumbs on the path.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
When the moon came they set out, but they found no crumbs, for the many thousands of birds which fly about in the woods and fields had picked them all up.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
crumblespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. break into small pieces; cause to fall in pieces
On the way into the forest Hansel crumbled his in his pocket, and often stood still and threw a morsel on the ground.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
curfewspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an order requiring people to remain indoors between specified hours, typically at night
cushionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. soft pillow or pad usually used for sitting, reclining, or kneeling
He lay back on his cushion and paused thoughtfully.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Colin leaned back on his cushion again, laughing a little.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
And then he lay back on his cushion and was still, as if he were thinking.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
dangerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the possibility of suffering harm or injury
Tom knew their ways and the danger of this sort of conduct.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
The old lady whirled round, and snatched her skirts out of danger.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
But they discovered the danger in time, and made shift to avert it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
dealtspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. (past tense) take part in commercial trading of a particular commodity
Decemberspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the last (12th) month of the year