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journalismspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. profession of reporting, photographing, or editing news for media
And told him how to keep a journal on the shirt with his blood, and all that.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI.
Franz anticipated his wishes by saying that the noise fatigued him, and that he should pass the next day in writing and looking over his journal.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
Julyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the month following June and preceding August
juryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. committee appointed to judge a case
The astonished president looked at the jury, who in turn looked at Villefort.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
The judges themselves appeared to be stupefied, and the jury manifested tokens of disgust for cynicism so unexpected in a man of fashion.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
'Consider your verdict,' the King said to the jury.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
Kansasspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a state in the Midwestern United States
kindergartenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school
kitchenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a room equipped for preparing meals
When we was passing by the kitchen I fell over a root and made a noise.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
I went around and clumb over the back stile by the ash-hopper, and started for the kitchen.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
The only things in the kitchen that did not sneeze, were the cook, and a large cat which was sitting on the hearth and grinning from ear to ear.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
latelyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. in the recent past
But I noticed dey wuz a nigger trader roun de place considable lately, en I begin to git oneasy.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
A cloud settled on his brow, evincing decided anxiety and uneasiness, instead of the expression of offended pride which had lately reigned there.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately, that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. Down the Rabbit-Hole
lazyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. disinclined to work or exertion
a. moving slowly and gently
It was kind of lazy and jolly, laying off comfortable all day, smoking and fishing, and no books nor study.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
And afterwards we would watch the lonesomeness of the river, and kind of lazy along, and by and by lazy off to sleep.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX.
Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters; one of them was beautiful and industrious, the other ugly and lazy.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
liquidspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. fluid; juice; substance in fluid state
It was simply fire in a liquid form.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
The count filled one glass, but in the other he only poured a few drops of the ruby-colored liquid.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
Barrois took the glass, and, raising it to his purple lips, took about half of the liquid offered him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
locationspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. scene; site; place where something is or could be located
And now the tiresome chirping of a cricket that no human ingenuity could locate, began.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
The sharp gaze of Caderousse was instantly directed towards the priest's garments, as though hoping to discover the location of the treasure.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
magnetspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. one thing that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
n. a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts
It is magnetism, she says, and when she dreams a thing it is sure to happen, she assures me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects.
Marchspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the month following February and preceding April
You just march into that setting-room and stay there till I come.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL.
An hour before daybreak, Cucumetto aroused his men, and gave the word to march.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Pretty soon we was in the middle of a crowd, and the noise of the tramping was like a soldier march.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV.
meanspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. unkind, spiteful, or unfair
n. an average of some numbers
It merely looked mean and shabby now.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
Mistress Mary did not mean to put out her hand and clutch his sleeve but she did it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
He thought that the slow movements might mean that he was preparing to pounce, as cats do.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
menuspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a list of dishes available in a restaurant
n. an agenda of things to do
meterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the basic unit of length, approximately 1.094 yards
n. a device that measures and records the quantity
metricspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a system or standard of measurement
a. of or based on the meter as a unit of length
mileagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. distance measured in miles
n. the ratio of miles traveled to gallons of gasoline burned
misbehavespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. behave badly
misfortunespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. bad fortune or ill luck; bad luck
It is a misfortune, and government owes nothing to his family.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
It has been long enough to inflict on me a great and undeserved misfortune.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
The old man remained motionless; he felt that some great and unforeseen misfortune hung over his head.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
misplacespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. place something where one cannot find it again
v. place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
He did not hear what Amy was saying, and whenever she paused expectantly he could only stammer an awkward assent, which was as often misplaced as otherwise.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
mistreatspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. treat badly
modelspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a representative form or pattern
n. a type of product
From the salon they passed into the bed-chamber; it was a model of taste and simple elegance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
Certainly; I see you are a model Mentor," said Albert "Good-by, we shall return on Sunday.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
monkeyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a small to medium-sized primate, most kinds of which live in trees in tropical countries
n. a mischievous person, especially a child
For more than a month past, the mischievous child, who knew not what to wish for, had taken it into his head to have a monkey.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
"The appetite grows by what it feeds on," said Caderousse, grinning and showing his teeth, like a monkey laughing or a tiger growling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
moodspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a temporary state of mind or feeling
a. inducing or suggestive of a particular feeling or state of mind
His mood always determined his manner.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
The robin was evidently in a fascinating, bold mood.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Perhaps the fact that she was in a rebellious mood made her bold.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
motorspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a machine that supplies motive power for a vehicle
v. travel in a car or a boat
motorcyclespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
muffinspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
Those muffins look so nice and hot.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
multiplicationspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the process or skill of multiplying
n. an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division
Everything with him was multiplication or subtraction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
He was quite frightened, and he tried to repeat the Lord's Prayer; but all he could do, he was only able to remember the multiplication table.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
mustardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a yellow-flowered plant of the cabbage family whose seeds are used to make paste
'Only mustard isn't a bird,' Alice remarked.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
Very true,' said the Duchess: 'flamingoes and mustard both bite.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
neighborspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a nearby object of the same kind, a person living near or next door
v. be situated next to or very near
It was his neighbor, a young Divine, who lived on the same floor.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
The young man remarked the greedy glance which shone in the dark eyes of his neighbor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.
Yes, yes, Edmond, that is true, but you forgot at that time a little debt to our neighbor, Caderousse.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 2. Father and Son.
nephewspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a son of your brother or sister
I declare to my nephew, Guido Spada.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
I declare to my nephew, Guido Spada, my sole heir, that I have bu.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
The nephew replied no; perfectly comprehending the meaning of the question.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
nervespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the courage to carry on when facing a demanding situation
n. anxiety or aggressiveness
Every pulse beat with feverish excitement, every nerve was strained, every vein swollen, and every part of his body seemed to suffer distinctly from the rest, thus multiplying his agony a thousand-fold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
The intrepid treasure-seeker walked round it, and, selecting the spot from whence it appeared most susceptible to attack, placed his lever in one of the crevices, and strained every nerve to move the mass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
Madame de Villefort sighed; her nerves gave way, and she sunk on the carpet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
nighttimespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
obstructionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a thing that prevents passage or progress; an obstacle or blockage
oddspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not easily explained; beyond from the usual or expected
a. not divisible by two
She was full of fun and made them laugh at all sorts of odd things.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
An odd expression came into his face and he began to scratch at the earth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
The odd companionship, the play acting, the great secret so carefully kept.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
offerspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. give something, such as a suggestion, proposal, bid, or recommendation
Perhaps he had come to tell Captain Gaumard of his good luck, and to offer him employment from his new master.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
They accepted his offer; but wishing to make the best use of the time that was left, Albert started for Naples.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
There was nothing else left for Franz to do but to take up his hat, open the door of the box, and offer the countess his arm.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
operationspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an activity in which a business is involved
n. an act of surgery performed on a patient
Meanwhile the operation of putting the body in the sack was going on.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
The second operation was as successful as the first, The Young Amelia was in luck.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
When the operation was concluded, and Edmond felt that his chin was completely smooth, and his hair reduced to its usual length, he asked for a hand-glass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.