9th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  a. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

Spelling Word: squeamish
read [Esc]  v. be idle; exist in a changeless situation; stand still; cease to flow; stand without moving

Spelling Word: stagnate
read [Esc]  a. having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality

Spelling Word: stagy
read [Esc]  a. marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

Spelling Word: stealthy
read [Esc]  a. arduous; intense; performed with much energy or force;

Spelling Word: strenuous
read [Esc]  v. extend; pull in opposite directions; lie down comfortably

Spelling Word: stretch
read [Esc]  a. fairly large; in essentials; material; true or real; not imaginary; solidly built

Spelling Word: substantial
read [Esc]  a. slight; be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind

Spelling Word: subtle
read [Esc]  v. cause the downfall of; destroy property or hinder normal operations; corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

Spelling Word: subvert
read [Esc]  a. having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome

Spelling Word: successful
read [Esc]  a. adequate; enough; being as much as is needed

Spelling Word: sufficient
read [Esc]  v. give a brief statement of the main points of something

Spelling Word: summarize
read [Esc]  n. director; person who has the authority to supervise or direct; janitor or custodian in a building

Spelling Word: superintendent
read [Esc]  v. put down by force or authority; overwhelm; keep from being revealed

Spelling Word: suppress
read [Esc]  n. one who performs manual operations on a patient

Spelling Word: surgeon
read [Esc]  ad. in a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively

Spelling Word: surreptitiously
read [Esc]  n. uncertain cognitive state; uncertainty

Spelling Word: suspense
read [Esc]  n. a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme

Spelling Word: syllable
read [Esc]  n. sign; something visible to represent something else invisible

Spelling Word: symbol
read [Esc]  n. large orchestra; harmony, especially of sound or color

Spelling Word: symphony
read [Esc]  a. showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people

Spelling Word: tactful
read [Esc]  n. someone who gossips indiscreetly

Spelling Word: tattletale
read [Esc]  n. practical method or art applied to some particular task; skillfulness

Spelling Word: technique
read [Esc]  n. apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions

Spelling Word: telepathy
read [Esc]  n. degree of any quality; condition with respect to heat or cold; degree of heat or cold

Spelling Word: temperature
read [Esc]  n. trend; a general direction in which something tends to move

Spelling Word: tendency
read [Esc]  a. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

Spelling Word: tiresome
read [Esc]  n. contest; sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner

Spelling Word: tournament
read [Esc]  n. the amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time; buying and selling; especially illicit trade

Spelling Word: traffic
read [Esc]  n. a verb that requires an object in order to be grammatical

Spelling Word: transitive
read [Esc]  n. an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event

Spelling Word: tribulation
read [Esc]  n. one part in twelve equal parts; position 12 in a countable series of things

Spelling Word: twelfth
read [Esc]  n. the act of tying or binding things together

Spelling Word: tying
read [Esc]  n. oppression; cruel government; office or authority of an absolute ruler; absolute power

Spelling Word: tyranny
read [Esc]  a. uniform; in complete agreement

Spelling Word: unanimous
read [Esc]  a. unshaken in purpose; resolutely courageous

Spelling Word: undaunted
read [Esc]  n. a garment worn under other garments

Spelling Word: undergarment
read [Esc]  v. make too low an estimate of

Spelling Word: underrate
read [Esc]  a. smaller than normal for its kind

Spelling Word: undersized
read [Esc]  ad. unquestionably; without doubt; certainly

Spelling Word: undoubtedly
read [Esc]  a. impossible to forget; very memorable

Spelling Word: unforgettable
read [Esc]  a. disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

Spelling Word: unpleasant
read [Esc]  ad. in a way that is not habitual or common

Spelling Word: unusually
read [Esc]  v. lift forcefully from beneath

Spelling Word: upheave
read [Esc]  ad. in or into the highest position; in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind; at or nearest to the top

Spelling Word: uppermost
read [Esc]  n. punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution

Spelling Word: vengeance
read [Esc]  a. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed

Spelling Word: vexed
read [Esc]  n. bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road or railroad over a valley

Spelling Word: viaduct
read [Esc]  n. a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately

Spelling Word: villain
read [Esc]  n. the act of operating on living animals, especially in scientific research

Spelling Word: vivisection
read [Esc]  ad. in a way that shows a lack of trust; suspiciously; cautiously; carefully

Spelling Word: warily
read [Esc]  a. suggesting war or military life; disposed to warfare or hard-line policies

Spelling Word: warlike
read [Esc]  n. an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds

Spelling Word: welterweight
read [Esc]  n. the general location where something is

Spelling Word: whereabouts
read [Esc]  n. a flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives

Spelling Word: whetstone
read [Esc]  n. the art of sorcery; the practice of magic, especially black magic

Spelling Word: witchcraft
read [Esc]  v. obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically

Spelling Word: wrest
read [Esc]  v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, especially when struggling

Spelling Word: wriggle