5th Grade Spelling Words With Definition

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ovenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
She pushed poor Gretel out to the oven, from which flames of fire were already darting.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
Like her sister she awoke in the beautiful meadow, and walked over it till she came to the oven.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
And once Gretel was inside, she intended to shut the oven and let her bake in it, and then she would eat her, too.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
packagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a wrapped container
v. put into a box
They sat down and he took a clumsy little brown paper package out of his coat pocket.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
There was a wooden box on the table and its cover had been removed and revealed that it was full of neat packages.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
He untied the string and inside there were ever so many neater and smaller packages with a picture of a flower on each one.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
paddlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. row slowly and gently; move through water by repeated short strokes of the limbs
I buckled to my paddle and they laid to their oars.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
Jim cleaned up the canoe, and I got my paddle ready.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV.
And then I can paddle over to town nights, and slink around and pick up things I want.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
painfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. causing misery or distress
I need not say I think you are too faithful and too kind to have spoken of that painful circumstance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
Thus passed the first miles; and then the Raven bade her farewell, and this was the most painful separation of all.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
With his instinctive delicacy Edmond had preferred avoiding any touch on this painful chord, and Faria had been equally silent.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
passagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the act of passing from one state or place to the next
n. the motion of one object relative to another
The sound had come up that passage.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
He proposed to explore another passage.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
Down this passage and then to the left, and then up two broad steps, and then to the right again.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
pavementspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. floor or covering of solid material, to make hard and convenient surface for travel
One of them went away, and Dantes heard his shoes striking on the pavement.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
These words were lost in the noise which the carriage made in rolling over the pavement of La Villette.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 97. The Departure for Belgium.
Monte Cristo opened the carriage-door, Morrel sprang out on the pavement, Bertuccio was waiting on the steps.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 92. The Suicide.
paymentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a sum of money paid
n. a claim discharged
Danglars waited a moment, expecting the postilion to come and demand payment with the termination of his stage.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
You had dreamed that a ship had entered the harbor at Havre, that this ship brought news that a payment we had looked upon as lost was going to be made.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
peacespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. freedom from disturbance
n. a state or period without war
At length she took the shoes off, and then her legs had peace.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE RED SHOES
His soul was at peace, now that he had settled with Sid for calling attention to his black thread and getting him into trouble.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
But the old king begged so hard, that she had no peace till she had told him all the tale, from beginning to end, word for word.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
peacefulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not disturbed by turmoil or war
THE sun rose upon a tranquil world, and beamed down upon the peaceful village like a benediction.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
But he was sleeping, and sleeping very peaceful, too; and pale, not fire-faced the way he was when he come.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII.
Emmanuel did not conceal his joy at the peaceful termination of the affair, and was loud in his expressions of delight.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 92. The Suicide.
personalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. particular to a given individual; concerning or affecting a particular person
de Villefort moved in the first Parisian circles, less owing to his social position than to his personal merit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 104. Danglars Signature.
Danglars accompanied him to the door, where he again assured Albert that no motive of personal hatred had influenced him against the Count of Morcerf.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 87. The Challenge.
Franz felt a shudder run through his veins at observing that the feeling of the duke and the countess was so much in unison with his own personal disquietude.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
personalityspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. complex of all the attributes of a person; totality of qualities and traits of a person
I like you, and you make the fifth person.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
It made her think that it was curious how much nicer a person looked when he smiled.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
He looked like a person listening to a new sound in the distance and wondering what it was.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
picklespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a small cucumber preserved in vinegar, brine, or a similar solution
n. the liquid used to preserve food or other perishable items
pintspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
Doan talk to me bout yo pints.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV.
pleasurespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. agreeable sensations or emotions; happiness produced by the expectation
In winter there was an end of this pleasure.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
Unfortunately the pleasure lasted but a moment.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
Everything was so nice that her pleasure began to crowd her anger out of her mind.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
pledgespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. promise solemnly and formally; binding commitment to do something
I extended my hand, and was about to pledge myself by any promise he would dictate, but he stopped me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
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.
I have but one promise and but one heart to give; that promise is pledged to you, that heart is also yours.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
poetryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. literary work to express feelings and ideas by distinctive style and rhythm
Buck said she could rattle off poetry like nothing.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
And up he flew into the green roof and sang; but in the song there was no poetry, for the spirit of the poet was gone.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
A man who accustoms himself to live in such a world of poetry and imagination must find far too little excitement in a common, every-day sort of attachment such as ours.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
pollutionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. contamination; introduction into the environment of a thing that has harmful or poisonous effects
pondspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a small lake
The cook, however, came up to them, and when she saw the pond she lay down by it, and was about to drink it up.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In FUNDEVOGEL
When his request was granted he set out on his way, and one day came to a pond, where he saw three fishes caught in the reeds and gasping for water.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
postagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. token that postal fee has been paid; charge for mailing something
pourspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. flow in a spurt; rain heavily
v. supply in large amounts
And pour the waters of the Nile.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. The Pool of Tears
I shall leave you the saucepan, and pour your soup into that.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
If, after having made me swallow twelve drops instead of ten, you see that I do not recover, then pour the rest down my throat.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
powerfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having great power or force
a. strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
I was most powerful sick, and slunk to a chair and set down.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL.
It was a powerful fine sight; I never see anything so lovely.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII.
Jim whispered and said he was feeling powerful sick, and told me to come along.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
privatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. concerning one person exclusively
a. not expressed
Tom took him to a private place and opened the matter to him confidentially.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
The morning after the funeral Tom took Huck to a private place to have an important talk.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
I set it down, private, because somebody might want me to spell it next, and so I wanted to be handy with it and rattle it off like I was used to it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
protectspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
I no longer belonged to myself, for I had my sister-in-law to protect and provide for.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
Though he had acknowledged his guilt, he was protected by his grief.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
The French government, without protecting them openly, as you know, gave countenance to volunteer assistance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
proudspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. having great dignity or nobility
a. feeling deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of one's own achievements
When she stopped she was quite proud of herself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
He looked at the plump little scarlet-waistcoated bird as if he were both proud and fond of him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Now he said that there were just as many inhabitants as he had nails in his body; and he was very proud.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK
puddingspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a sweet or savory steamed dish made with flour
n. a dessert with a creamy consistency
Then he asked his wife for more pudding, and as he ate, he threw the bones under the table.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE JUNIPER-TREE
And she took the little boy and cut him up, made him into puddings, and put him in the pot.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE JUNIPER-TREE
punishmentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. imposition of a penalty as retribution for an offense
Now he has got his well-deserved punishment.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
Villefort merited punishment for what he had done to you, and, perhaps, to others.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
I have already successfully conducted several public prosecutions, and brought the offenders to merited punishment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
pursuitspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. following after; following with a view to obtain
Franz protested he could not defer his pursuit till the following day, for many reasons.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
Caderousse still evaded all pursuit, and I had resigned myself to what seemed my inevitable fate.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
In fact, the pursuing vessel had almost overtaken them when, fortunately, night came on, and enabled them to double the Cape of Corsica, and so elude all further pursuit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
quartspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
queenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. female ruler of a state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth
n. a king's wife
She fell asleep, and had as pleasant dreams as ever a queen on her wedding-day.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
The king of a great land died, and left his queen to take care of their only child.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
Now the queen once travelled through the land, and she had her little daughter with her.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE RED SHOES
quickspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. hurried and brief
ad. with little or no delay
His speech was so quick and easy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
The quick mist swept over her eyes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
and then walk away quick, eleven steps, with your eyes shut, and then turn around three times and walk home without speaking to anybody.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
quiltspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing
The young women had quilts around them, and their hair down their backs.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
The table, chairs, and benches were thrown down, the washing-bowl lay broken to pieces, and the quilts and pillows were pulled off the bed.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN LITTLE KIDS
raisespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. lift or move to a higher position
v. bring to the surface
Afterwards he was made to promise that he would not make the least attempt to raise the bandage.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
The countess left with an indescribable pang in her heart, and before she had taken ten steps the count saw her raise her handkerchief to her eyes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 71. Bread and Salt.
People said it was heartbreaking to hear her call her child, and raise her head and listen a whole minute at a time, then lay it wearily down again with a moan.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
rattlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a rapid series of short loud sounds
Buck said she could rattle off poetry like nothing.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
I set it down, private, because somebody might want me to spell it next, and so I wanted to be handy with it and rattle it off like I was used to it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
He made me take off the rattles and tie them around his wrist, too.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
reactspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. act against or in opposition to; show a response or a reaction
rebuildspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. build again
recallspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. remember; call back; cause to be returned
In his arms he held the child, whom no skill had been able to recall to life.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
Now, listen to me, and try to recall every circumstance attending your arrest.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
I turned around, I looked at the trees, I tried to recall the details which had struck me at the time.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
recessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. withdrawing or retiring; moving back; retreat
n. a hollow space inside something
It seemed to him that the noon recess would never come.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
At recess Tom continued his flirtation with Amy with jubilant self-satisfaction.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
My eyes pierce the inmost recesses of the earth, and are dazzled at the sight of so much riches.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.