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structuralspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. of, relating to, or affecting structure
a. relating to the physical makeup of a plant or animal body
The wall was built of rough stones, among which, to give strength to the structure, blocks of hewn stone were at intervals imbedded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
Tom's whole structure of faith was shaken to its foundations.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Clear sky, swift-flitting boats, and brilliant sunshine disappeared; the heavens were hung with black, and the gigantic structure of the Chateau d'If seemed like the phantom of a mortal enemy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
sufferspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. be set at a disadvantage
v. undergo as of injuries and illnesses
I have half a mind to go back again, and say what I suffer.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
I suffer less because there is in me less strength to endure.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
It is unnecessary to state that, in the eyes of the young man, Valentine did not suffer by the contrast.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
suitspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a set of outer clothes made of the same fabric and designed to be worn together
v. be convenient for or acceptable to
At a distance Albert thought it was a complete suit, for he counted from the ace to the ten.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
On the third day, he received from Iron Hans a suit of black armour and a black horse, and again he caught the apple.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
The old man was attired in a suit of glistening watered silk, trimmed with steel buttons, beautifully cut and polished.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
supportspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. bear all or part of the weight of; hold up
v. produce enough food and water for someone
Say not so; you can console and support me by the strength of your own powerful mind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
Dantes approached the upper rock, which now, without any support, leaned towards the sea.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
As for the count, he had fallen on his chair; it was evident that his legs refused to support him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
swordspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade with a hand guard
With sword, and uniform, and plume so high.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
We bring to his widow his sword and cross of honor.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
I have hung up my sword, and cast myself into politics.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
teammatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a fellow member of a team
Texasspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
We struck for the stern of the texas, and found it, and then scrabbled along forwards on the skylight, hanging on from shutter to shutter, for the edge of the skylight was in the water.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII.
So I dropped on my hands and knees in the little passage, and crept aft in the dark till there warn't but one stateroom betwixt me and the cross-hall of the texas.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
therapyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. healing power or quality; treatment of illness
thermalspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. relating to or caused by heat; designed to help retain heat
thirstyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. extremely desirous, feeling a need or desire to drink
But he had no sooner eaten than he felt thirsty; he had forgotten that.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
When daylight dawned he saw that he was near a stream; he was thirsty, and dragged himself towards it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
They grew hungry and thirsty; but from the palace they got nothing whatever, not even a glass of water.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
thoughtfulspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. considerate; having intellectual depth; giving close attention
Albert shook his head, and looked thoughtful.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
And he remained again motionless and thoughtful.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
Madame de Villefort appeared more and more thoughtful.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
thronespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the chair of state for a monarch
v. put a monarch on the throne
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 the fisherman went home, and found Ilsabill sitting on a throne that was two miles high.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
A miracle of heaven replaced me on the throne of my fathers after five-and-twenty years of exile.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Corsican Ogre.
titlespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. name of a book, composition, or other artistic work
Danglars kept up the title of prince.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
I believe, mother, it is merely a title.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
This reply fully satisfied the Councillor; the title suited the dress.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
toespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. any of the five digits at the end of the human foot
n. the lower end, tip, or point of something
The groans ceased and the pain vanished from the toe.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Tom groaned louder, and fancied that he began to feel pain in the toe.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
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
tonguespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. organ situated in floor of mouth
In such ecstasies that he even controlled his tongue and was silent.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Old Mrs. Hotchkiss was the worst; her tongue was a-going all the time.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI.
No sooner had it touched his tongue than he heard a strange whispering of little voices outside his window.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
touchdownspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. landing; a score in American football
toughspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. hard; difficult; feeling physical discomfort or pain
The statements was interesting, but tough.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII.
The young chap was mighty thankful; said it was tough work toting his baggage such weather.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV.
We smouched the grindstone, and set out to roll her home, but it was a most nation tough job.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
trashspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. garbage; rubbish; worthless or discarded material or objects
Jim looked at the trash, and then looked at me, and back at the trash again.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV.
treatspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. provide with choice or abundant food or drink
While the Owl had the dish as its share of the treat.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
The weather was magnificent, and the excursion a treat.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
I have never interfered in your affairs excepting for your good; treat me in the same way.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
treatmentspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. handling; something intended to relieve illness or injury
I am well fed, and get friendly treatment.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
She dropped the water treatment and everything else, and pinned her faith to Pain-killer.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
The animal uttered a cry during the transit, but, arrived at its destination, it crouched behind the cushions, and stupefied at such unusual treatment remained silent and motionless.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
uglyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; disagreeable aspect
The ugly apes sat upon the trees, and grinned.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE BELL
He stopped, but I never see the duke look so ugly out of his eyes before.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI.
The place was bare and ugly enough, Mary thought, as she stood and stared about her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
unfortunatespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not favored by fortune; resulting in ill fortune
a. unsuitable or regrettable
The poor unfortunate had starved to death.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
father of a yet more unfortunate family, bore in his looks.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
It was easy to perceive he was revolving some unfortunate idea in his mind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
universespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. cosmos; everything that exists anywhere
They considered the moon alone to be inhabited: they imagined it was the real heart of the universe or planetary system, on which the genuine Cosmopolites, or citizens of the world, dwelt.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
The universal response was, that the fare was detestable, and that they wanted to be set free.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
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.
unusualspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. unexpected, slightly odd or even a bit weird
a. not usual or common
There was an unusual amount of talk.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
An unusual quiet possessed the village, although it was ordinarily quiet enough, in all conscience.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Yet the hours passed on without any unusual disturbance, and Dantes knew that he had escaped the first peril.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
uselessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. not expected to achieve the intended purpose or desired outcome
Morrel felt that further resistance or remonstrance was useless.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
The fragments of the jug broke, and after an hour of useless toil, he paused.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
All was vain; and he lost two hours in his attempts, which were at last utterly useless.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
vacationspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. leisure time away from work
There was no Sabbath-school during day-school vacation, but everybody was early at church.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
Tom presently wondered to find that his coveted vacation was beginning to hang a little heavily on his hands.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
victoryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. successful ending of struggle or contest; defeat of an enemy or opponent
The victory was complete; twice he had overcome his doubts.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
At last they conspired together and hit upon a plan that promised a dazzling victory.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
When the king returned to his palace, his daughter went to meet him, and wished him joy of his victory.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
waistspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the part of the human body below the ribs and above the hips
Becky hesitating, Tom took silence for consent, and passed his arm about her waist and whispered the tale ever so softly, with his mouth close to her ear.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
And as at this moment the orchestra gave the signal for the waltz, Albert put his arm round the waist of the countess, and disappeared with her in the whirl of dancers.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
The captain descended last, or rather, he did not descend, he would not quit the vessel; so I took him round the waist, and threw him into the boat, and then I jumped after him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 29. The House of Morrel & Son.
wastespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. use or expend carelessly, or to no purpose
v. fail to make full or good use of
In the dead waste and middle of the night, when churchyards yawn.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI.
They felt no longing for the little village sleeping in the distance beyond the majestic waste of water.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
As I look at it, a millionth part of a railway is worth fully as much as an acre of waste land on the banks of the Ohio.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
weekendspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a time period extending from Friday night through Sunday
weeklyspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. done, produced, or occurring once a week
I have been to talk to him every day this week.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
The sun shone down for nearly a week on the secret garden.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Mrs. Medlock said I was to have a shilling a week to spend.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
weirdspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. queer; of a strikingly odd or unusual character; strange
His scientific experiment was quite practical and simple and there was nothing weird about it at all.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Now a weird flash turned night into day and showed every little grassblade, separate and distinct, that grew about their feet.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
They found new corridors and corners and flights of steps and new old pictures they liked and weird old things they did not know the use of.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
welcomespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. the state of being welcome
n. a greeting or reception
Then she went in to her mother and sister, and as she was so richly covered with gold, they gave her a warm welcome.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
In such delicious fancies time quickly glides by, and the welcome hour arrives for her entrance into the Elysian world, of which she has had such bright dreams.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
The sun, red and flaming, was sinking into the embrace of the welcoming ocean.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
whateverspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
conj. regardless of what
ad. used for emphasis instead of what in questions
I can dig and pull up weeds, and do whatever you tell me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Native servants always salaamed and submitted to you, whatever you did.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
She told me to pray every day, and whatever I asked for I would get it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III.
wheatspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. a cereal plant grown in temperate countries, its grain is to make flour for bread
This voice made every one bow before it, resembling in its effect the wind passing over a field of wheat, by its superior strength forcing every ear to yield obeisance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
wheneverspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
conj. at whatever time;
ad. used for emphasis instead of when in questions
Yes, we do; you see them whenever God pleases to allow them to assume a material form.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
I tote water for Uncle Jake whenever he wants me to, and any time I ask him he gives me a little something to eat if he can spare it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Tom watched and watched, hoping whenever a frisking frock came in sight, and hating the owner of it as soon as he saw she was not the right one.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
whereverspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
conj. in every case when
ad. in or to whatever place
They were obliged to run after him continually, now left, now right, wherever his legs took him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN GOOSE
Anyways, it was plenty good enough for me; and wherever I run across it, it can have all of my custom every time.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII.
I knowed he would be changing it around every which way as we went along, and heaving in new bullinesses wherever he got a chance.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV.
whirlspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. move or cause to move rapidly around and around
n. state of confusion; tumult
And as at this moment the orchestra gave the signal for the waltz, Albert put his arm round the waist of the countess, and disappeared with her in the whirl of dancers.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
From the apartments on the ground-floor might be heard the sound of music, with the whirl of the waltz and galop, while brilliant streams of light shone through the openings of the Venetian blinds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 70. The Ball.
Dantes whirled the stool round his head.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
worryspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
v. cause to feel anxiety or concern
Her anxious little face seemed to worry him more than ever.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
But he studied it over, and then said Jim would have to worry along the best he could with an onion.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
The thing for us to do is just to do our duty, and not worry about whether anybody sees us do it or not.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX.
worthlessspeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
a. lacking in usefulness or value
wreckagespeak speak spelling word quiz sentences 
n. remains of something that has been badly damaged or destroyed
I saw your vessel, and fearful of being left to perish on the desolate island, I swam off on a piece of wreckage to try and intercept your course.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.