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decidespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. reach, make, or come to a decision about something
These two gentlemen shall decide between us; but, first, I will state the case to them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays.
Emmanuel hesitated a moment, but his desire to make Julie decide immediately made him reply.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
It was really this mention of Dickon which made Mary decide to go out, though she was not aware of it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
definespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. determine the nature of; give a definition; explain the boundary or limits of
Suddenly Edmond saw the gloomy, pale, and threatening countenance of Fernand, as it was defined in the shadow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
delicatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way; easily broken or damaged
She must be less delicate before she begins lessons.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
He had a tiny plump body and a delicate beak, and slender delicate legs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
None but a real Princess could have had such a delicate sense of feeling.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE REAL PRINCESS
deliveryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the action of delivering letters, packages, or goods
n. the process of giving birth
You recollect that sad night, when you were half-expiring on that bed in the red damask room, while I, scarcely less agitated than you, awaited your delivery.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
dessertspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the sweet course eaten at the end of a meal
They had long since passed to dessert and cigars.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
I shall come back to dessert; keep me some strawberries, coffee, and cigars.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
During dessert, the servant inquired at what time they wished for the carriage.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
destructivespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. causing great and irreparable harm or damage
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
s throne, or the still more tragic destruction of the empire.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
Then he went tearing around the house again spreading chaos and destruction in his path.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
dinerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person eating a meal, especially in a restaurant
n. a dining car on a train
dirtyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. expressing or revealing hostility or dislike
v. make soiled, filthy
He had a dirty little room close by the pigsty; and there he sat the whole day, and worked.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SWINEHERD
No one could guess what the dirty rag could be; I alone suspected that it was the waistcoat of the murdered man.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
It was a dirty, littered-up place, and had ink marks, and handbills with pictures of horses and runaway niggers on them, all over the walls.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX.
disagreespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. be different from one another
v. be of different opinions
That was one of her unhappy, disagreeable ways.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
Danglars was disagreeable, certainly, but I know how much you care for his ill-humor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
This afternoon he did not give any medicine or leave any new orders and he was spared any disagreeable scenes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
disappearspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. get lost, as without warning or explanation
v. become invisible or unnoticeable
He had scarcely advanced three leagues out of Rome when daylight began to disappear.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
Dantes saw the light gradually disappear, and fearing to be surprised in the cavern, left it, his gun in his hand.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
Franz was too far off to hear what they said; but, without doubt, nothing hostile passed, for he saw Albert disappear arm-in-arm with the peasant girl.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
dishonestspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud
a. being corrupted
I have no money to pay my bill, but I am not a dishonest man; I leave behind me as a pledge this pin, worth ten times the amount.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
dislikespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. feel distaste for or hostility toward
n. a thing to which one feels aversion
At first she had disliked her very much, but now she did not.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Mary had been taught very little because her governesses had disliked her too much to stay with her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
She had never felt sorry for herself; she had only felt tired and cross, because she disliked people and things so much.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
disobediencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. being unwilling to obey
n. the failure to obey
distrustspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. doubt about someone's honesty
v. regard as untrustworthy, have no faith or confidence in
At first the captain had received Dantes on board with a certain degree of distrust.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
However, Jacopo insisted on following him, and Dantes did not oppose this, fearing if he did so that he might incur distrust.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
Why, my dear mother, it is necessary, in order to make your advice turn to account, that I should know beforehand what I have to distrust.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
dolphinspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small whale that is well known for sociable nature and high intelligence
donkeyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a domesticated hoofed mammal of the horse family
n. the symbol of the Democratic Party
drovespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. crowd of people in motion; a number of oxen, sheep
I only drove over it in the dark.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
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.
Ben drove his spade deep and looked as uncompanionable as he had looked when she first saw him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
elevenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the number that is the sum of ten and one
a. being one more than ten
Vampa was twelve, and Teresa eleven.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
At this moment the clock struck eleven.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
I was itching in eleven different places now.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
especialspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. surpassing what is common or usual
From that time I looked upon this fortune as something confided to me for an especial purpose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
These were pistols of an especial pattern, which Monte Cristo had had made for target practice in his own room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview.
Diable, when a churchman is killed, it should be with a different weapon than a log, especially when he has behaved like a father.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
excellentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. extremely good; of great worth; eminent
This was an excellent opportunity to have said something clever.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
No matter; he is an excellent fellow, and we must not leave him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
I made myself some excellent ones, which would be universally preferred to all others if once known.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
excessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; surplus
Teresa was lively and gay, but coquettish to excess.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
That was agreeable, so they chewed it turn about, and dangled their legs against the bench in excess of contentment.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
Meanwhile the heat became excessive.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 70. The Ball.
excusespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. free from blame; release from a charge; forgive entirely
She tried to excuse herself by saying that she would not be able to find the way thither.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
Then the golden hair streamed forth, and let the boy excuse himself as he might, it was of no use.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
I beg you, therefore, to excuse if you find anything in me too Turkish, too Italian, or too Arabian.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
explosionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a violent and destructive blowing apart of something
The rock, already shaken by the explosion, tottered on its base.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
There was a lagging, anxious silence, and then all of a sudden there was an explosion of firearms and a cry.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
Every little while some giant tree yielded the fight and fell crashing through the younger growth; and the unflagging thunderpeals came now in ear-splitting explosive bursts, keen and sharp, and unspeakably appalling.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
extraspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. something additional of the same kind
We made an extra steering-oar, too, because one of the others might get broke on a snag or something.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
They actually awoke to the fact that as Mrs. Sowerby had fourteen people to provide food for she might not have enough to satisfy two extra appetites every day.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
The worthy sergeant had recognized the minister's secretary and the millionnaire, and, by way of paying extra attention to his noble neighbors, promised to keep their places while they paid a visit to Beauchamp.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 109. The Assizes.
fairnessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. impartial and just treatment without discrimination
n. being good looking and attractive
Mary knew the fair young man who looked like a boy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Jim hitched it behind with the hooks, and it was a fair fit.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
She was with a fair young man and they stood talking together in low strange voices.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
fencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. upright structure, typically of wood, enclosing an area of ground to mark a boundary
Thirty yards of board fence nine feet high.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
Tom came up to the fence and leaned on it, grieving, and hoping she would tarry yet awhile longer.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
I went down to the front garden and clumb over the stile where you go through the high board fence.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
fireproofspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. able to withstand fire or great heat
flashlightspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. small portable battery-powered electric lamp
Floridaspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico
footballspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. game played with a ball in which two teams try to kick or carry it into each other's goal
fourteenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the number that is the sum of thirteen and one
a. being one more than thirteen
Well, all at once here comes a canoe; just a beauty, too, about thirteen or fourteen foot long, riding high like a duck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
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
Here Edmond was to undergo another trial; he was to find out whether he could recognize himself, as he had not seen his own face for fourteen years.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
fourthspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. constituting number four in a sequence
a. a quarter
Death is now, perhaps, striking a fourth blow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
On the fourth, he was no longer a man, but a living corpse.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
For the first three days I heard him walking about as usual, but, on the fourth I heard nothing.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
fudgespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a soft candy made from sugar, butter, and milk or cream
n. an instance of faking or ambiguity
fuelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. substance that can be consumed to produce energy
The bird's duty was to fly daily into the wood and bring in fuel; the mouse fetched the water, and the sausage saw to the cooking.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
gallonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
geometryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. branch of mathematics about the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces
giantspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual
The giant showed him a bed, and said he was to lie down in it and sleep.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
Then the giant picked up a stone and threw it so high that the eye could scarcely follow it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
The little tailor began his game again, picked out the biggest stone, and threw it with all his might on the breast of the first giant.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR