8th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  a. intended to be used up and then replaced; possible to eat, drink, or use up completely


Spelling Word: consumable
read [Esc]  v. make impure or unclean by contact or mixture; pollute


Spelling Word: contaminate
read [Esc]  n. one of the seven large land masses on the earth's surface


Spelling Word: continent
read [Esc]  v. deny the truth of a statement, especially by asserting the opposite; confront


Spelling Word: contradict
read [Esc]  n. mutual relationship; a connection between two or more facts


Spelling Word: correlation
read [Esc]  n. illegal, bad, or dishonest behaviour, especially by people in positions of power; bribery or fraud


Spelling Word: corruption
read [Esc]  n. lack of courage to face danger; extreme timidity; lack of spirit


Spelling Word: cowardice
read [Esc]  n. one who has committed a crime; one who is found guilty by verdict


Spelling Word: criminal
read [Esc]  a. relating to the habits, traditions, and beliefs of a society


Spelling Word: cultural
read [Esc]  a. interested in learning about people or things around you; eager for knowledge


Spelling Word: curious
read [Esc]  n. a person who has responsibility for or looks after something


Spelling Word: custodian
read [Esc]  n. a choice that you make about something after thinking about several possibilities


Spelling Word: decision
read [Esc]  v. lessen or reduce; make a quantity smaller


Spelling Word: decrease
read [Esc]  a. reaching an answer by thinking carefully about the known facts


Spelling Word: deductive
read [Esc]  n. a person in a court of law who is accused of having done something wrong


Spelling Word: defendant
read [Esc]  ad. without question and beyond doubt; clearly


Spelling Word: definitely
read [Esc]  v. remove water from; dry out; lose water or bodily fluids


Spelling Word: dehydrate
read [Esc]  n. a state in the northeastern US


Spelling Word: Delaware
read [Esc]  n. a substance that is used to prevent or hide unpleasant smells, like those of the body


Spelling Word: deodorant
read [Esc]  v. go away or leave, especially on a journey; set out


Spelling Word: depart
read [Esc]  a. relying on or requiring the aid of another for support


Spelling Word: dependent
read [Esc]  v. take something away from someone


Spelling Word: deprive
read [Esc]  n. a person related to someone from an earlier generation; offspring


Spelling Word: descendant
read [Esc]  a. unhappy and with no hope or enthusiasm


Spelling Word: despondent
read [Esc]  v. discover the presence of; identify


Spelling Word: detect
read [Esc]  n. length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on its edge


Spelling Word: diameter
read [Esc]  n. action of saying words aloud to be typed or written down


Spelling Word: dictation
read [Esc]  n. a leader who has complete power in a country and has not been elected by the people


Spelling Word: dictator
read [Esc]  a. unpleasant or unattractive; not agreeing with tastes or expectations


Spelling Word: disagreeable
read [Esc]  n. an event or fact that has unfortunate consequences; catastrophe


Spelling Word: disaster
read [Esc]  v. stop doing or providing something; put an end to a state or an activity


Spelling Word: discontinue
read [Esc]  n. termination of someone's employment


Spelling Word: dismissal
read [Esc]  n. lack of respect for


Spelling Word: disrespect
read [Esc]  a. clearly noticeable; that certainly exists


Spelling Word: distinct
read [Esc]  n. science of the relationships between organisms and their environments


Spelling Word: ecology
read [Esc]  n. system of trade and industry by which the wealth is made and used


Spelling Word: economy
read [Esc]  n. position eight in a countable series of things


Spelling Word: eighth
read [Esc]  a. springing back; able to return quickly to a former state or condition


Spelling Word: elastic
read [Esc]  v. cause someone to feel nervous, worried, or uncomfortable


Spelling Word: embarrass
read [Esc]  n. sudden unforeseen crisis; condition of urgent need for action or assistance


Spelling Word: emergency
read [Esc]  n. a strong feeling such as love or anger, or strong feelings in general


Spelling Word: emotion
read [Esc]  n. special attention or effort directed toward something; stress


Spelling Word: emphasis
read [Esc]  a. done or said in a strong way and without any doubt


Spelling Word: emphatic
read [Esc]  n. a reference work containing articles on various topics


Spelling Word: encyclopedia
read [Esc]  v. attempt by employing effort; try to do something


Spelling Word: endeavor
read [Esc]  n. organization created for business ventures, especially one that will earn money


Spelling Word: enterprise
read [Esc]  n. one of the single parts into which a story is divided, especially when it is broadcast on the tv


Spelling Word: episode
read [Esc]  v. eat away; wear away by abrasion; become worn


Spelling Word: erode
read [Esc]  v. get free from something, or to avoid something


Spelling Word: escape
read [Esc]  v. go with a person or vehicle, especially to make certain to leaves or arrives safely


Spelling Word: escort