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incapablespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. unable to do something
a. not meeting requirements
It was an animating subject, and Mrs. Bennet seemed incapable of fatigue while enumerating the advantages of the match.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 18
And say what I could, I was incapable of making her comprehend it to be her own; so I rose and covered it with a shawl.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Miss Bingley, however, was incapable of disappointing Mr. Darcy in anything, and persevered therefore in requiring an explanation of his two motives.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 11
incompetencespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. lack of physical or intellectual ability to do something successfully
n. inability of a part or organ to function properly
I have suffered a martyrdom from their incompetency and caprice.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
inconsideratespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not thinking or worrying about other people or their feelings
Yes, indeed, and received no inconsiderable pleasure from the sight.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
Perhaps I had too rashly over-leaped conventionalities; and he, like St. John, saw impropriety in my inconsiderateness.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
I reflected what a mortification it must prove to me, to appear as inconsiderable in this nation, as one single Lilliputian would be among us.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
independencespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. freedom from control or influence of others
She has fostered my independence by professedly indulging my love for liberty.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
How Wickham and Lydia were to be supported in tolerable independence, she could not imagine.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 50
You have deprived the best years of his life of that independence which was no less his due than his desert.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 34
indirectspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not direct in manner, language, behavior, or action
a. avoiding clearly mentioning or saying something
Probably those damp walls would soon have eased me of her charge: but to each villain his own vice; and mine is not a tendency to indirect assassination, even of what I most hate.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
individualspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. single person or thing; human regarded as a unique personality
I did not marvel how Catherine Earnshaw could forget her first friend for such an individual.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
I again felt rather like an individual of but average gastronomical powers sitting down to feast alone at a table spread with provisions for a hundred.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
Being an energetic individual, Mr. Laurence struck while the iron was hot, and before the blighted being recovered spirit enough to rebel, they were off.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
inequalityspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a lack of equality or fair treatment in the sharing of opportunities
It seemed, however, to Edmond, who was hidden from his comrades by the inequalities of the ground, that at sixty paces from the harbor the marks ceased; nor did they terminate at any grotto.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
inexpensivespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. relatively low in price or charging low prices; not costing a lot of money
informalspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not formal or official; absence of ceremony
Down they went, feeling a trifle timid, for they seldom went to parties, and informal as this little gathering was, it was an event to them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THREE
The first I shall mention, relates to informers.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
Mr. Darcy was punctual in his return, and as Lydia informed you, attended the wedding.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 52
informativespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. instructive and illustrative; providing or conveying information
The first I shall mention, relates to informers.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
Mr. Darcy was punctual in his return, and as Lydia informed you, attended the wedding.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 52
But he would not come near it; and so I informed her in the morning, to her great disappointment.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
inhalespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. breathe or draw into the lungs
There was not much to take away, for he seemed only able to inhale it by thimblefuls, and his heart would soon wear itself out, the way it was beating.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Franz waited impatiently, inhaling the aroma of the roasted meat, when the captain returned with a mysterious air.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
Monte Cristo opened the tortoise-shell box, which the lady presented to him, and inhaled the odor of the lozenges with the air of an amateur who thoroughly appreciated their composition.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 52. Toxicology.
inheritspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. receive from an ancestor by legal succession or will; receive by bequest or as a legacy
It is in the blood; for indeed it is true that you can inherit these things, Nora.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
So that now, if there were anything to inherit from him, they may do so with easy conscience.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
My brother Edward, who inherits nothing from his mother, will, therefore, be poor in comparison with me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
injuryspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. any physical damage to body caused by violence or accident
Tom was disgusted; and felt a sense of injury, too.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
Attendance, forbearance, patience with Darcy, was injury to Wickham.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 18
That was adding insult to injury, it was altogether too much, and making some wild demonstration with her hands, Jo vanished without a word.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
instancespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. example that is cited to prove or illustrate a point
This I mention as an instance of the great power of habit and prejudice.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
A very different sort of mind was hers from that, for instance, of the sisters of St. John.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
I had my pick of the spoil in the first instance, and much more was allotted to me later on.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
insulationspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. act of covering something to stop heat, sound, or electricity from escaping or entering
n.state of being detached from other objects
insurancespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. protection against possible future loss by paying a company money
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
interceptspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. take or seize by the way; cause to stop on the passage
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.
At a notice that I could do with her no longer intercepting my light, she removed to the hearthstone.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
I guessed, however, by his irregular and intercepted breathing, that he struggled to vanquish an excess of violent emotion.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
interruptspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. terminate; make a break in
It was absolutely necessary to interrupt him now.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 19
During this discourse, my master was pleased to interrupt me several times.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER IV.
interrupted Jo, with a grateful kiss.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
intriguespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. captivate; cause to be interested or curious; interest someone a lot
He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
Meanwhile the bard began to sing the loves of Mars and Venus, and how they first began their intrigue in the house of Vulcan.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
Before I proceed to give an account of my leaving this kingdom, it may be proper to inform the reader of a private intrigue which had been for two months forming against me.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII.
intuitivespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. based on feelings rather than facts or proof; automatic, without requiring conscious thought
The young man, with the intuitive perception of a lover, quickly understood the circumstances in which she was involuntarily placed, and he was comforted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
I knew, by instinct, how the matter stood, before St. John had said another word; but I cannot expect the reader to have the same intuitive perception, so I must repeat his explanation.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
inventivespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
It seemed as if, could I but go back to the idea which had last entered my mind as I stood at the window, some inventive suggestion would rise for my relief.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
You got to invent all the difficulties.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV.
They want me to marry again at once, and I have to invent stratagems in order to deceive them.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIX
irrationalspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not using reason or clear thinking; illogical or insane
He had ceased drinking at a point below irrationality, and had neither stirred nor spoken during two or three hours.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
irregularspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not according to to rule, accepted order, or general practice
I guessed, however, by his irregular and intercepted breathing, that he struggled to vanquish an excess of violent emotion.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
His letters were such a comfort, for the home letters were very irregular and not half so satisfactory as his when they did come.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
The thing was as impossible as to mould my irregular features to his correct and classic pattern, to give to my changeable green eyes the sea-blue tint and solemn lustre of his own.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
irrelevantspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not related to what is being discussed or considered and therefore not important; not applicable; having no connection with
irreplaceablespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. impossible to replace because too special, unusual, or valuable
irresistiblespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. overwhelming; impossible to refuse or oppose because it is too pleasant and charming
Villefort, drawn by an irresistible attraction, like that of the bird to the serpent, walked towards the house.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
The next day and the day after, he hung about the courtroom, drawn by an almost irresistible impulse to go in, but forcing himself to stay out.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
His new source of trouble sprang from the not anticipated misfortune of Isabella Linton evincing a sudden and irresistible attraction towards the tolerated guest.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
irresponsiblespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. showing lack of care for consequences; reckless; carefree
jealousyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a feeling of unhappiness and anger because someone has something that you want; envy
But you may have excited jealousy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
Miss Ingram was a mark beneath jealousy: she was too inferior to excite the feeling.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Miss Bingley was then sorry that she had proposed the delay, for her jealousy and dislike of one sister much exceeded her affection for the other.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 12
koalaspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. an Australian mammal with greyish fur
laterspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
ad. at a time in the future or after the time you have mentioned
a. at or toward an end, late period or stage of development
A week later Amy did get her reward, and poor Jo found it hard to be delighted.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
Yes; you see we had money then, and the doctors insisted on our going, so we started a month later.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
She was in a sad state when she got home, and when the older girls arrived, some time later, an indignation meeting was held at once.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVEN
latterspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. near or towards the end of something
n. the second of two things previously mentioned
The latter was thinking only of his breakfast.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 7
The usual inquiries as to his success was made by the latter.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 16
Your superior knowledge of your sister must make the latter probable.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
laughterspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. the act or sound of laughing
Sunshine and laughter were good omens for a pleasure party, and soon a lively bustle began in both houses.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
Roderigo and Don Pedro flew to the rescue, and all were taken out unhurt, though many were speechless with laughter.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
A very merry lunch it was, for everything seemed fresh and funny, and frequent peals of laughter startled a venerable horse who fed near by.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
leadershipspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. position or office of a leader; guidance, direction, or authority
leaguespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a group of members who join together because they have the same interest; association or union
They rowed about a league, and then set me down on a strand.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
We cast anchor within a league of the town, and made a signal for a pilot.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER IX.
The grandmother lived out in the wood, half a league from the village, and just as Little Red-Cap entered the wood, a wolf met her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In LITTLE RED-CAP [LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD]
leisurespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. the time when someone are free from work or other duties and can relax
And this puts me in mind of an amusement, wherein I spent many of my leisure hours.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
But Jane was to go home with her, and at Longbourn there would be leisure enough for observation.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 38
The curiosity and impatience of my master were so great, that he spent many hours of his leisure to instruct me.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
lemonadespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a drink made with the juice of lemons, water, and sugar
Noirtier directed their attention to a waiter, on which was placed a decanter containing lemonade and a glass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
And taking Barrois under the arms, he dragged him into an adjoining room; but almost immediately he returned to fetch the lemonade.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
If the lemonade be pure and inoffensive, the syrup will retain its color; if, on the contrary, the lemonade be drugged with poison, the syrup will become green.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
licensespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. official or legal permission to do or own a specified thing
macaronispeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. pasta in the form of slender tubes
magazinespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a type of thin book that contains articles and photographs and is published every week or month
magicspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. any art that invokes supernatural powers
And let water and air by their magic make.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
At the first blow the sound ceased, as if by magic.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
I then absolutely concluded, that all these appearances could be nothing else but necromancy and magic.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER II.
magnifyspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. intensify or increase; make greater in size
For, although their largest telescopes do not exceed three feet, they magnify much more than those of a hundred with us, and show the stars with greater clearness.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
Some of them were very tall; many were dressed in white; and all had a sweeping amplitude of array that seemed to magnify their persons as a mist magnifies the moon.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
His name even went into immortal print, for the village paper magnified him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
majorityspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. greater number or part; a number more than half of the total
The majority of the searchers had given up the quest and gone back to their daily avocations, saying that it was plain the children could never be found.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
The general came into the same opinion; so that for a long time there was a majority against you; but his majesty resolving, if possible, to spare your life, at last brought off the chamberlain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII.
The major recovered his self-possession.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
maliciousspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. deliberately harmful; proceeding from extreme hatred
Father Jove, of all gods you are the most malicious.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XX
Then some malicious god conveyed Ulysses to the upland farm where his swineherd lives.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
Amy caught herself up short as the words escaped her, and looked at her husband, who replied, with malicious gravity.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
marshalspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. put in order; arrange or place something in line
Yes, yes, I understand," said Danglars, and then in a low tone, he added, "To Paris, no doubt to deliver the letter which the grand marshal gave him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
martialspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. relating to, or suggestive of war; connected with the armed forces
Marylandspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a Mid-Atlantic state, one of the original 13 colonies
medalspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. a piece of metal in form of coin, given as a reward for a brave action, for winning a competition, or to remember a special event
He scrutinised the reverse of these living medals some five minutes, then pronounced sentence.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
mediocrespeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
a. not very good; moderate to inferior in quality; ordinary or commonplace
de Morcerf is one of the most assiduous peers at the Luxembourg, a general renowned for theory, but a most mediocre amateur of art.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
membershipspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
n. the body of members of an organization or group
n. the state of being a member
mentionspeak speak spelling word quiz spelling 
v. speak or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner
She dared not even mention that gentleman.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 16
I knew their names afterwards, and may as well mention them now.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
I mention this in your hearing, Jane, that you may not attempt to impose on Mr. Brocklehurst.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV