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finelyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
ad. to an exact degree
ad. into very thin or small pieces
So she gave her mornings to duty, her afternoons to pleasure, and prospered finely.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
But these were mere trifles, and they assured their mother that the experiment was working finely.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
Serves me right for trying to be fine.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THREE
forbiddenspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not allowed, especially by law
None of that, it is forbidden.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
The count had, indeed, just arrived, but he was in his bath, and had forbidden that any one should be admitted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 88. The Insult.
Some of the people threw up stones, hoping to drive the monkey down; but this was strictly forbidden, or else, very probably, my brains had been dashed out.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
forgottenspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. (past participle) be unable to remember a fact
Neither of them had forgotten Camp Laurence, or the fun we had there.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
So Beth lay down on the sofa, the others returned to their work, and the Hummels were forgotten.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
Hannah had left a pan of bread to rise, Meg had worked it up early, set it on the hearth for a second rising, and forgotten it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
fortunatespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. lucky; bringing a good thing that was uncertain or unexpected
You have just come at a fortunate moment, Mrs Linde.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
Soon after you left me on Saturday, I was fortunate enough to find out in what part of London they were.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 49
The last of these voyages not proving very fortunate, I grew weary of the sea, and intended to stay at home with my wife and family.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
fortyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. the number that is the product of ten and four
a. being ten more than thirty
If you were to give me forty such men, I never could be so happy as you.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 55
But you see there is a considerable difference in age: Mr. Rochester is nearly forty; she is but twenty-five.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
The country around appeared like a continued garden, and the enclosed fields, which were generally forty feet square, resembled so many beds of flowers.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
friendshipspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a situation in which two people are friends
His friendship was of value to me: to lose it tried me severely.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
I never thought of anything but a traveling friendship till the serenade night.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
Her innocent friendship with Laurie was spoiled by the silly speeches she had overheard.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
fugitivespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a person who is running away or hiding from the police
a. lasting only a short time
Then boats filled with armed soldiers will pursue the wretched fugitive.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
Instantly afterwards four carbineers, on horseback, appeared on the edge of the wood; three of them appeared to be looking for the fugitive, while the fourth dragged a brigand prisoner by the neck.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
The bats chased the children a good distance; but the fugitives plunged into every new passage that offered, and at last got rid of the perilous things.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
furthermorespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
ad. in addition; moreover; still further
And furthermore, the Prince had a nightingale, who could sing in such a manner that it seemed as though all sweet melodies dwelt in her little throat.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SWINEHERD
garagespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a building where a car is kept, usually next to house
n. a shop where cars and trucks are sold, serviced, and repaired
gasolinespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. petrol; flammable liquid consisting of a mixture of refined petroleum hydrocarbons
glacierspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a large body of ice which flows under its own mass
glimpsespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. glance; a quick look; see briefly; a brief or incomplete view
I have not had a glimpse of one for weeks.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
One of the windows looking upon the courtyard gave also a glimpse of the lawn.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
A lover finds his mistress asleep on a mossy bank; he wishes to catch a glimpse of her fair face without waking her.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
graciousspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor
Madame de Villefort acknowledged the salutation with one of her most gracious smiles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
He forgot himself still further when Laurie said, in his most gracious manner, at parting.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
This prince was so gracious as to order a guard to conduct me to Glanguenstald, which is a royal port to the south-west part of the island.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER XI.
griefspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. pain of mind; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends
For the touch of grief will render.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY
Not even any sorrow or grief to live upon.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
Then he went downstairs again, leaving Penelope in an agony of grief.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
grievancespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a complaint or a strong feeling caused by unfair treatment
My grievance is purely personal, and turns on two great misfortunes which have fallen upon my house.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK II
Mrs. Bennet had many grievances to relate, and much to complain of.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 25
She saw that he wanted to engage her on the old subject of his grievances, and she was in no humour to indulge him.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 41
guaranteespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a promise that something will be done, will happen, or is true
In guarantee whereof, I attached myself to my seat by my hands.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
guardianspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. one who guards, preserves, or secures; one who has, or is entitled to custody of person or property
She entered, transformed as her guardian had predicted.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
I am your guardian, though I am a poor one for any child.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Thus he spoke, and Mercury, guide and guardian, slayer of Argus, did as he was told.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
guidancespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. help and advice about how to do something
Becky responded to his call, and they made a smoke-mark for future guidance, and started upon their quest.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
He followed my guidance without waste of words, and I ushered him into the presence of the master and mistress, whose flushed cheeks betrayed signs of warm talking.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
I am not going out under human guidance, subject to the defective laws and erring control of my feeble fellow-worms: my king, my lawgiver, my captain, is the All-perfect.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
guiltyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. responsible for breaking a law
a. deserving of blame
Danglars is guilty, he shall cease to live, or I shall die.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 87. The Challenge.
Mrs Helmer, you evidently do not realise clearly what it is that you have been guilty of.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
As far as you yourself are concerned, I see but one point in which you are really guilty.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
hardshipspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. difficult or unpleasant conditions of life
n. something that causes suffering
Such as I am, it is I, who after long wandering and much hardship have got home in the twentieth year to my own country.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
I am very sensible, madam, of the hardship to my fair cousins, and could say much on the subject, but that I am cautious of appearing forward and precipitate.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
But the privations, or rather the hardships, of Lowood lessened.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
harmoniousspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. having a pleasant tune or harmony
a. suitable and fitting; friendly and peaceful
He might well be a little shocked at the irregularity of my lineaments, his own being so harmonious.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
I had imbibed from her something of her nature and much of her habits: more harmonious thoughts: what seemed better regulated feelings had become the inmates of my mind.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
The grace and harmony of beauty are quite wanting in those features.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
harmonyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a pleasant musical sound made by different notes; an agreeable sound property
n. compatibility in opinion and action
The grace and harmony of beauty are quite wanting in those features.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
He wandered far from the accustomed haunts of boys, and sought desolate places that were in harmony with his spirit.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Bertuccio bowed, and as his wishes were in perfect harmony with the order he had received, he started the same evening.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 68. A Summer Ball.
hastespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. hurry; rapidity of action or motion
Read on: only make haste, for I suffer.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
My dear Jane, make haste and hurry down.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 55
means all right I am in haste as it is nearly school.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TEN
hastenspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. make something happen sooner or more quickly; accelerate
Yes, yes, I know how good a son you are, so now hasten away to see your father.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseillesā€”The Arrival.
I went into another chamber, but was ready to hasten back, being almost overcome with a horrible stink.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
Once thus ensnared, unless the protecting hand of God snatch him thence, all is over, and his struggles but tend to hasten his destruction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
heavilyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
ad. in a way that needs a lot of effort to move or lift
ad. to a great degree
Fatigue bore so heavily upon Becky that she drowsed off to sleep.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
His great neck hung heavily backwards and a deep sleep took hold upon him.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX
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
heirspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. person who inherits some title or power
he may desire to become my heir, and re.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
Noirtier evidently intends making me his heir.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
A great addition, in my eyes, was his being left without an heir.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
helicopterspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
hesitantspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. tending to wait, or proceed with caution or reservation
On entering the room, he seemed to hesitate; but Jane happened to look round, and happened to smile: it was decided.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 54
If Edgar Linton meets me, I shall not hesitate to knock him down, and give him enough to insure his quiescence while I stay.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
Your father did not hesitate an instant, and the sum was sent to the frontier of Piedmont, with a passport signed for Italy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
honestyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. the quality of being honest
humanespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. showing kindness and sympathy to others, especially those who are suffering
The more you love and trust Him, the nearer you will feel to Him, and the less you will depend on human power and wisdom.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
I believe that before all else I am a reasonable human being, just as you are--or, at all events, that I must try and become one.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
Her small virtues were so sweet that she would have been quite angelic if a few small naughtinesses had not kept her delightfully human.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
humidspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. containing a high amount of water or water vapor
Two soldiers were accordingly sent for, and the inspector descended a stairway, so foul, so humid, so dark, as to be loathsome to sight, smell, and respiration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
hundredthspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. position 100 in a countable series of things
husbandspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. the man that a woman is married to; a married man
v. use something carefully so that you do not use all of it; use economically
It is so, Mother, and my great wish is to be to my husband and children what you have been to yours.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
John came home early, Meg gadded no more, and that greatcoat was put on in the morning by a very happy husband, and taken off at night by a most devoted little wife.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
Taking advantage of the propitious moment, Meg slipped away and ran down to greet her husband with a smiling face and the little blue bow in her hair which was his especial admiration.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
hydroelectricspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. of or relating to the production of electricity by waterpower
ignorantspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. lacking education or knowledge; unaware
They were ignorant, idle, and vain.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 37
But if you are really innocent and ignorant, I must be more explicit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 52
I knew it myself, as it was known to Miss Bingley; but her brother is even yet ignorant of it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
ignorespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. intentionally not listen or give attention to
They were ignorant, idle, and vain.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 37
But if you are really innocent and ignorant, I must be more explicit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 52
I knew it myself, as it was known to Miss Bingley; but her brother is even yet ignorant of it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
illegalspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. prohibited by law, by official, or by accepted rules
illegiblespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. incapable of being read because of being unclear
illiteratespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. unable to read and write; uncultured or uneducated
illogicalspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not reasonable, wise, or practical, because of the emotions
illustratespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. demonstrate, depict, or clarify, as by use of examples or comparisons
v. draw pictures for a book, magazine
However, I have managed to live thirty years without this protection, you will say; but I will endeavor a little to illustrate my meaning.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
The book was a beautiful one with superb colored illustrations and he turned to one of them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
Jo glanced at the sheet and saw a pleasing illustration composed of a lunatic, a corpse, a villain, and a viper.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
imbalancespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
immaturespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not yet completely grown or developed
a. not having much experience of something
immeasurablespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. impossible to measure
a. beyond calculation or measure
The cell was clean, though empty, and dry, though situated at an immeasurable distance under the earth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
Ulysses answered, "Telemachus, you ought not to be so immeasurably astonished at my being really here."
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
immediatespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. happening or done without delay or very soon; occurring at once, instant
An affair of the greatest importance, that demands my immediate presence in Paris.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
Under such circumstances, however, he was not likely to be proof against the temptation of immediate relief.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 52
An immediate interest kindled within me for the unknown Catherine, and I began forthwith to decipher her faded hieroglyphics.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
immigratespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. move into another country to stay there permanently
impatientspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. easily annoyed by someone's mistakes or because don't want to wait
a. wanting something to happen as soon as possible
Elizabeth listened, wondered, doubted, and was impatient for more.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 43
Amy heard the clash of skates, and looked out with an impatient exclamation.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
Mr. Darcy is impatient to see his sister; and, to confess the truth, we are scarcely less eager to meet her again.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
imperfectspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. damaged, containing problems, or not having something
To sneer at his imperfect attempt was very bad breeding.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
The learning of that country very imperfect and confined.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
It is thus that human weakness fails, from its debilitated and imperfect organs.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
impolitespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. rude; not polite
improperspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not suitableļ¼Œnot right
a. not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
Indeed he has no improper pride.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 59
If you had remembered that Hareton was your cousin as much as Master Heathcliff, you would have felt how improper it was to behave in that way.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
And away went Meg to help 'that man' in his highly improper employment.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE