10th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  n. duplicate copy; analogue; one that closely resembles another


Spelling Word: counterpart
read [Esc]  v. pack; force, press, or squeeze into an insufficient space


Spelling Word: cram
read [Esc]  n. critical review or commentary, especially one dealing with works of art or literature


Spelling Word: critique
read [Esc]  a. casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed


Spelling Word: cursory
read [Esc]  n. keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security


Spelling Word: custody
read [Esc]  n. collection of facts, observations, or other information related to a particular question or problem


Spelling Word: data
read [Esc]  n. sudden downfall; complete disaster


Spelling Word: debacle
read [Esc]  a. friendly; of good appearance and manners; graceful


Spelling Word: debonair
read [Esc]  n. remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up


Spelling Word: debris
read [Esc]  v. slow down rate of advancement of; decrease speed of


Spelling Word: decelerate
read [Esc]  n. order from one having authority; decision, order, or sentence by court


Spelling Word: decree
read [Esc]  v. turn aside; draw someone's attention away from something


Spelling Word: deflect
read [Esc]  n. great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water


Spelling Word: deluge
read [Esc]  v. degrade; debase, as in dignity or social standing


Spelling Word: demean
read [Esc]  v. feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; express sorrow or grief over; regret


Spelling Word: deplore
read [Esc]  v. position troops in readiness for combat, as along a front or line; put into use or action


Spelling Word: deploy
read [Esc]  v. obtain or receive from a source; trace the origin or development of


Spelling Word: derive
read [Esc]  v. violate with violence, especially to sacred place


Spelling Word: desecrate
read [Esc]  v. cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear


Spelling Word: desist
read [Esc]  a. unpopulated; providing no shelter or sustenance; devoid of inhabitants


Spelling Word: desolate
read [Esc]  a. fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless


Spelling Word: despicable
read [Esc]  v. keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting


Spelling Word: deter
read [Esc]  v. dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards


Spelling Word: detest
read [Esc]  v. consume; eat greedily; destroy completely


Spelling Word: devour
read [Esc]  n. being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses


Spelling Word: dichotomy
read [Esc]  n. choice and use of words in speech or writing


Spelling Word: diction
read [Esc]  v. throw into disorder; break the array of.


Spelling Word: disarray
read [Esc]  v. detect; perceive or recognize something


Spelling Word: discern
read [Esc]  v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view


Spelling Word: disclose
read [Esc]  n. lack of consistency; lack of compatibility or similarity between two or more facts


Spelling Word: discrepancy
read [Esc]  a. unhappy; dissatisfied; frustrated


Spelling Word: disgruntled
read [Esc]  a. causing gloom or depression; dreary; somber; melancholy


Spelling Word: dismal
read [Esc]  v. take apart; disassemble; tear down


Spelling Word: dismantle
read [Esc]  n. difference; condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree


Spelling Word: disparity
read [Esc]  n. natural or acquired habit with tendency; act or means of getting rid of something


Spelling Word: disposition
read [Esc]  v. distribute; spread; scatter like seeds


Spelling Word: disseminate
read [Esc]  n. formal essay; paper written by candidate for doctoral degree at university


Spelling Word: dissertation
read [Esc]  n. principles presented for belief, as by religious; principle of law; act of teaching; instruction


Spelling Word: doctrine
read [Esc]  a. very unpleasant; distasteful or shocking


Spelling Word: dreadful
read [Esc]  a. lasting; able to withstand wear, pressure, or damage; hard wearing; enduring


Spelling Word: durable
read [Esc]  n. level or rank in an organization, profession, or society; formation of troops, ships


Spelling Word: echelon
read [Esc]  v. darken; exceed in importance; outweigh


Spelling Word: eclipse
read [Esc]  n. building, especially one of imposing appearance or size; a structure that has a roof and walls


Spelling Word: edifice
read [Esc]  v. rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing


Spelling Word: efface
read [Esc]  n. a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status


Spelling Word: elite
read [Esc]  v. make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify


Spelling Word: elucidate
read [Esc]  n. symbol; sign; distinctive badge, design, or device


Spelling Word: emblem
read [Esc]  v. intrude; invade; take another's rights gradually; advance beyond proper or former limits


Spelling Word: encroach
read [Esc]  v. acknowledge by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument; approve; support


Spelling Word: endorse
read [Esc]  v. make rich; richen; improve


Spelling Word: enrich
read [Esc]  n. inscription on tombstone in memory


Spelling Word: epitaph
read [Esc]  n. particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable


Spelling Word: epoch
read [Esc]  v. explode; burst out; become violently active


Spelling Word: erupt
read [Esc]  n. wild and exciting undertaking; adventurous or unconventional act


Spelling Word: escapade
read [Esc]  n. feeling of great happiness and well-being, sometimes exaggerated


Spelling Word: euphoria
read [Esc]  v. vaporize; disappear; change into a vapor


Spelling Word: evaporate
read [Esc]  v. bring out; arouse; call forth


Spelling Word: evoke
read [Esc]  v. raise in rank or dignity; praise


Spelling Word: exalt
read [Esc]  n. passage or segment taken from a longer work, such as literary or musical composition


Spelling Word: excerpt
read [Esc]  v. put into effect; carry out the legalities of


Spelling Word: execute
read [Esc]  v. serve as an example of; embody


Spelling Word: exemplify
read [Esc]  a. suitable; appropriate to a purpose; serving to promote your interest


Spelling Word: expedient