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recognizespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. perceive the identity of; admit with a formal acknowledgment
At first, perhaps, he did not recognize the infinite mercy of the Lord, but at last he took patience and waited.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
He has about him a little of that foreign manner by which French persons recognize, at first sight, the Italian or German nobleman.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
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.
referralspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an act of referring someone or something for consultation
n. a person whose case has been referred to other part
relatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. give an account of
v. be in a relationship with
You shall relate them to me, my child.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
Next day a hundred newspapers relate the fact, with the names of the victim and the murderer.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
Beauchamp proceeded to relate to the young man, who was overwhelmed with shame and grief, the following facts.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
relativespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another
a. considered in relation or in proportion to something else
I want recommendations and some information relative to Africa.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
The poor child appeared herself to require the doctor she had recommended to her aged relative.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.
He did seek, and has found him, apparently, since he is here now; and, finally, my friend apprised me of your coming, and gave me a few other instructions relative to your future fortune.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
relaxspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make less severe or strict; become less tense
Monte Cristo endeavored also to leave, but Maximilian would have died rather than relax his hold of the handle of the door, which he closed upon the count.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
I grasped the railings; if I had relaxed my hold for a moment, I should have fallen.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
He did not know that Dr. Craven would have said that his nerves had relaxed and rested themselves.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
respectfullyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. with deference and respect
The slave respectfully signalized that he had.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
The domestic bowed respectfully, and invited them to enter.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
Bertuccio bowed respectfully, and turned away, sighing heavily.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
respectivelyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. separately; individually; in the order given
This is all I know, but I know not, count, how you contrived to inspire so much respect in the bandits of Rome who ordinarily have so little respect for anything.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
Pray observe, that I too much respect the laws of hospitality to ask your name or title.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
She raised the hand extended towards her to her lips, and kissed it with a mixture of love and respect.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
reunionspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. coming together again
reusespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. use again or more than once
roughspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not perfected; having or caused by an irregular surface
But the little kids knew that it was the wolf, by the rough voice.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN LITTLE KIDS
She could sit upon the low rough wall and look on and hear stories of the day.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
We had a rough time getting to the top, the sides was so steep and the bushes so thick.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX.
safelyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. in a way that gives protection from danger or risk
But he got through safely, though cruelly scared, and got a fine round of applause when he made his manufactured bow and retired.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
The boat, however, did not sink, for the good fairy took care of her friend, and soon raised the boat up again, and it went safely on.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
He was safely sheltered, and yet he felt dizzy in the midst of the warring of the elements and the dazzling brightness of the lightning.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
salmonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. fish that mature in the sea but migrate to freshwater streams to spawn
n. reddish yellow color, like the flesh of the salmon
seasonspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. each of the four divisions of the year: spring, summer, autumn, and winter
Andrea, that the season of your youth was rather a stormy one.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
After the feast there was a refreshing season of rest and chat in the shade of spreading oaks.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
He remembered well when the first of them had been planted that just at this season of the year their late glories should reveal themselves.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
semesterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. term; half a year; a period of 6 months; one of two divisions of an academic year
sensitizespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make sensitive to a drug or allergen
v. cause to sense; make sensitive
You are too sensitive about things.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
sentimentalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. emotional, resulting from emotion rather than reason or realism
Valentine witnessed this scene with a sentiment of stupefaction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 100. The Apparition.
It was evident that one sentiment affected all the guests on entering the dining-room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 63. The Dinner.
Your logic is most powerful, Valentine, but say what you will, I can never renounce the sentiment which has instinctively taken possession of my mind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
separationspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. action or state of moving or being moved apart
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
The remains of poor Renee were already deposited there, and now, after ten years of separation, her father and mother were to be reunited with her.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
These two men, thus opposed in age and interests, resembled two parts of a triangle, presenting the extremes of separation, yet nevertheless possessing their point of union.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
seriousspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. grave in manner or disposition
Then it was a serious piece of work to write to Dickon.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
I became alarmed, as any prosecution might be attended with serious consequences.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
She always attends to her own serious business herself, as then she is sure of having it done properly.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
shelterspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
Just as they got within its shelter the storm burst and the rain poured down.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
The cannon will warn every one to refuse shelter to a man wandering about naked and famished.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
The poor horse was very melancholy, and wandered up and down in the wood, seeking some little shelter from the cold wind and rain.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOX AND THE HORSE
sheriffspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. chief officer of a shire or county, to be entrusted the execution of the laws
There was another pause, and then the judge arrived and the sheriff proclaimed the opening of the court.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
They got a posse together, and went off to guard the river bank, and as soon as it is light the sheriff and a gang are going to beat up the woods.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
Only sheriffs and bishops and rich people and kings, and such like.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
shootspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. emit something suddenly and forcefully
One day he sent out a huntsman to shoot him a roe, but he did not come back.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
Gaetano reminded him that he had come for the purpose of shooting goats, which he had utterly forgotten.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
When they got abreast the head of the island they quit shooting and dropped over to the Missouri shore and went home to the town.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
shudderspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
This order to heat the irons made Dantes shudder.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
A few steps brought them to the spring, and Tom felt a shudder quiver all through him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
His hand closed upon the knife; he raised it, glanced at it, and let it fall, with a shudder.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
signalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a sign made for the purpose of giving notice to a person
When all was ready a signal was given, and they began their music.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE TRAVELLING MUSICIANS
He found the blue light, and made her a signal to draw him up again.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE BLUE LIGHT
Then the bandit thrice imitated the cry of a crow; a croak answered this signal.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
skateboardspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a board with wheels, ridden in a standing and propelled by foot
snackspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a small amount of food eaten between meals
I'll put you up a snack to eat.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI.
softballspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. game closely resembling baseball, played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
softenspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. make less severe or harsh, become soft or softer
She began to soften; she felt sorry.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Perhaps those prayers may soften the remorse he feels in his heart.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
We ought never to despair of softening the heart of a mother who loves her child.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 111. Expiation.
softnessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. acting in a manner that is gentle and mild
n. poor physical condition; lack of courage; weakness
Presently a vagrant poodle dog came idling along, sad at heart, lazy with the summer softness and the quiet, weary of captivity, sighing for change.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
But he only sat wonderfully still, and when he spoke dropped his voice to such a softness that it was curious that she could hear him, but she could.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Mary crept softly across the room to look.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
somewherespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
ad. at or to some place
n. an indefinite or unknown location
I must be getting somewhere near the centre of the earth.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. Down the Rabbit-Hole
Away down there somewheres I hears a small whoop, and up comes my spirits.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV.
She stopped, with her mouth open and her hands up; and as for me, I wished I was in Jeruslem or somewheres.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII.
spotlessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. completely neat and clean
Her husband, who, when he married her, had no other patrimony than his noble probity, his first-rate ability, and his spotless reputation, wished to possess as much as his wife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
squashspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. crush or squeeze something with force so that it becomes flat or soft
n. game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
stablespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not easily moved or disturbed
The person who opened it must have taken me for a madman, for I rushed at once to the stable.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
My stables are at your command, viscount; but you will kill yourself by riding on horseback.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 85. The Journey.
That when my coachman was about to harness the horses to my carriage, he discovered that they had been removed from the stables without his knowledge.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays.
stationspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a regular stopping place on a public transportation route
n. a place or building where a specified activity or service is based
The train had stopped at a station and Mrs. Medlock was shaking her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
The station was a small one and nobody but themselves seemed to be getting out of the train.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
The rain seemed to be streaming down more heavily than ever and everybody in the station wore wet and glistening waterproofs.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
stolespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women
v. (path tense) take another's stuff without permission, and don't want to return it
The skiff was half full of plunder which that gang had stole there on the wreck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII.
He had a gun which he had stole, I reckon, and we fished and hunted, and that was what we lived on.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
She went straight to the church, stole to the pot of fat, began to lick at it, and licked the top of the fat off.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP
stomachspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. principal organ of digestion
n. an appetite for food or drink
At last down he went into her stomach.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In TOM THUMB
We found a brass button in his stomach and a round ball, and lots of rubbage.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
So the cow was killed, and cut up; and the stomach, in which Tom lay, was thrown out upon a dunghill.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In TOM THUMB
storagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. action or method of storing something for future use
n. space available for storing something
stormspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a violent weather condition with strong wind, thunder, and lightning
One day there was a heavy storm of rain.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE HAPPY FAMILY
Just as they got within its shelter the storm burst and the rain poured down.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
But that idea was a failure; for pretty soon it begun to storm again, and this time worse than ever.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII.