5th Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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giraffespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. tallest living quadruped, having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs
goodnessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. that which is pleasing or valuable
n. moral excellence or admirableness
I will candidly explain the reason of both, and I trust to your goodness to pardon me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
One gave her goodness, another beauty, another riches, and so on till she had all that was good in the world.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In BRIAR ROSE
Perhaps out of pure heavenly goodness the spring came and crowned everything it possibly could into that one place.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
graduatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one who has completed the prescribed course of study
n. one who has received an academicals or professional degree
grasshopperspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. terrestrial plant-eating insect
n. young student in initial stages of training
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
Each stalk served as a perch for a grasshopper, which regaled the passers by through this Egyptian scene with its strident, monotonous note.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
Thousands of grasshoppers, hidden in the bushes, chirped with a monotonous and dull note; the leaves of the myrtle and olive trees waved and rustled in the wind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
gratefulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. thankful; appreciative of benefits received
The boys drew a long, grateful breath.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Huck sank back, panting gently, but deeply, unutterably grateful.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
When he got abroad at last he was hardly grateful that he had been spared, remembering how lonely was his estate, how companionless and forlorn he was.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
greatnessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. unusual largeness in size, extent, or number
Mary was not vain and as she had never thought much of her looks she was not greatly disturbed.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
After a long talk with the harbor-master, Captain Leclere left Naples greatly disturbed in mind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
So greatly did they desire to have one, that the wife prayed for it day and night, but still they remained childless.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE JUNIPER-TREE
healspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. cure; make or get healthy again
Aunt Polly paused, perplexed, and Tom looked for healing pity.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
She started homeward, now, intending to find Tom and tell him; Tom would be thankful and their troubles would be healed.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
But she never suspected that she was not an angel of healing and the balm of Gilead in disguise, to the suffering neighbors.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
healthspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. wellbeing free from disease
n. the general condition of body and mind
When young things begin to gain health they gain it rapidly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
She was one of those people who are infatuated with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health or mending it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
He was the man who had proposed to Carlini the health of their chief, and to whom Carlini replied by breaking the glass across his face.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
heartbrokenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. full of sorrow
heightspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the quality of being tall or high
n. the distance from head to foot
Astonishment was at its height.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
The public astonishment had reached its height.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
Well, at the height of his despair God assisted him through human means.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
helplessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. unable to help oneself; powerless or incompetent
The beetle lay there working its helpless legs, unable to turn over.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Faria had now fully regained his consciousness, but he still lay helpless and exhausted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
He had seen a hunted and helpless rabbit look as she did, with a gun levelled at its head.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
hideousspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. frightful, shocking, or offensive to the eyes; offensive to moral sensibilities
His agitated features presented the appearance of pale and hideous terror.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
Every criminal I condemn seems to me living evidence that I am not a hideous exception to the rest.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 99. The Law.
Madame de Villefort uttered a wild cry, and a hideous and uncontrollable terror spread over her distorted features.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
hockeyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. game on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters
honeyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
Never you mind, honey, never you mind.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
But bless you, honey, I doan want none.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
You'd a ben down dah in de woods widout any dinner, en gittn mos' drownded, too; dat you would, honey.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX.
hopefullyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. with hope; in a hopeful manner
He talked hopefully to Becky; but an age of anxious waiting passed and no sounds came again.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
But the calm had brought a sort of courage and hope with it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
This time he thought he could detect colicky symptoms, and he began to encourage them with considerable hope.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
hopelessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. feeling or causing despair about something
a. certain to fail
They rose up and wandered along, hand in hand and hopeless.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
Three dreadful days and nights dragged their tedious hours along, and the village sank into a hopeless stupor.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
Potter lifted his face and looked around him with a pathetic hopelessness in his eyes.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
hospitalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a health facility where patients receive treatment
n. a medical institution to give sick people medical care
The same day he was discharged from the hospital as perfectly cured; but the Shoes meanwhile remained behind.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
Among the audience was the young man of the hospital, who seemed to have forgotten his adventure of the preceding night.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
And he now remembered the important event of the evening before, how his head had got jammed in between the iron railings of the hospital.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
hotelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals
They returned to the hotel; at the door Franz ordered the coachman to be ready at eight.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
We all got in a big room in the hotel, and lit up some candles, and fetched in the new couple.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX.
Well, then, you must give me your word to return immediately to your hotel, and make no attempt to follow this man to-night.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
identifyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. establish or indicate who or what is; find out
impossiblespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not able to occur, exist, or be done
a. very difficult to deal with
She went as before to look for him, but he slept, and it was impossible to awaken him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE RAVEN
There are, indeed, some things which appear so impossible that the mind does not dwell on them for an instant.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
A double movement of the globe he inhabited, and of which he could feel nothing, appeared to him perfectly impossible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
inactivespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not working; inoperative
a. having no chemical or biological effect
incompletespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not yet finished
a. not complete; not completed
inconvenientspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs
The host will tell you I have three or four more, so that you will not inconvenience me in any way.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
He was disagreeably surprised to see his own valet de chambre, whom he had not brought, that he might not inconvenience Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 85. The Journey.
incorrectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not in accord with standards or rules
a. not agreeing with facts or usage
incrediblespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. unbelievable; beyond belief or understanding
No, my dear fellow, it is not at all incredible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 109. The Assizes.
The school stared in perplexity at this incredible folly.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
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
independentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not dependent; free; not subject to control by others
Tom decided that he could be independent of Becky Thatcher now.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
What I have always wished for, desired, and coveted, is the life of an artist, free and independent, relying only on my own resources, and accountable only to myself.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 97. The Departure for Belgium.
She has fostered my independence by professedly indulging my love for liberty.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
inferencespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning; deduction
insensitivespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not responsive to physical stimuli
a. not mentally or morally sensitive
inspectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. look over; examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws
And he sprang from the rock in order to inspect the base on which it had formerly stood.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
So the boy eagerly drew his sore toe from under the sheet and held it up for inspection.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
He picked up and inspected several large semi-cylinders of the thin white bark of a sycamore, and finally chose two which seemed to suit him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
instructorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a person whose occupation is teaching
interviewspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a meeting of people face to face
n. an oral examination of an applicant for a job
Your interview will be private.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
A last but final hope was concealed by the young man in the effect of this interview, and therefore he had suggested it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
And desirous of putting an end to the interview, he pushed by her, and closed the door, as if to exclude the pain he felt.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
invadespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. move into; intrude; enter by force in order to conquer
invasionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. raid or attack, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer
inventionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. creation of something in the mind
n. creative ability
He smiled; the infernal invention would serve him for this purpose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
You got to invent all the difficulties.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV.
The young girl then continued, speaking slowly, like a person who is either inventing or suppressing some feature of the history which he is relating.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
invisiblespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. incapable of being seen; impossible or nearly impossible to see
Still I was but an agent, led on by an invisible and offended Deity, who chose not to withhold the fatal blow that I was destined to hurl.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
The boudoir up-stairs communicated with the bed-chamber by an invisible door on the staircase; it was evident that every precaution had been taken.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
So communing with himself, Huck stepped out and glided along behind the men, cat-like, with bare feet, allowing them to keep just far enough ahead not to be invisible.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
invitespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make a polite, formal, or friendly request to someone
Yes; but we do not invite people of fashion.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
He was an old friend of mine and if he had not so bad a memory he ought to invite me to your wedding, seeing he came to mine.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
The bridegroom arrived and also a large company of guests, for the miller had taken care to invite all his friends and relations.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
islespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. island; spot within another of a different color