8th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  n. assault; an initial attempt; a sudden short attack


Spelling Word: foray
read [Esc]  n. patience; restraint of passions; act of forbearing or waiting


Spelling Word: forbearance
read [Esc]  v. keep from happening or arising; make impossible


Spelling Word: foreclose
read [Esc]  n. the part of the face above the eyes


Spelling Word: forehead
read [Esc]  n. a structure or arrangement of something; pattern


Spelling Word: formation
read [Esc]  v. make strong or stronger; prepare oneself for a military confrontation


Spelling Word: fortify
read [Esc]  v. rear; promote the growth of; help develop


Spelling Word: foster
read [Esc]  a. excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion


Spelling Word: frenetic
read [Esc]  a. madly excited; in state of hurry, panic or wild activity


Spelling Word: frenzied
read [Esc]  a. injured by freezing or partial freezing


Spelling Word: frostbitten
read [Esc]  n. any of various flies, that bite or annoy livestock and other animals; irritating person


Spelling Word: gadfly
read [Esc]  a. very thin, especially from disease or hunger or cold; barren


Spelling Word: gaunt
read [Esc]  n. all offspring at same stage from common ancestor; interval of time between the birth of parents and their offspring


Spelling Word: generation
read [Esc]  n. the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people


Spelling Word: geriatrics
read [Esc]  a. horrible; inspiring shock; extremely unpleasant or bad


Spelling Word: ghastly
read [Esc]  ad. with great care or delicacy; cautiously


Spelling Word: gingerly
read [Esc]  v. fill beyond capacity, especially with food; swallow greedlly


Spelling Word: glut
read [Esc]  a. twisted; knotty; made rough by age or hard work


Spelling Word: gnarled
read [Esc]  n. facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust


Spelling Word: grimace
read [Esc]  a. causing horror and repugnance; frightful and shocking


Spelling Word: gruesome
read [Esc]  a. easily deceived or cheated; easily tricked because of being too trusting


Spelling Word: gullible
read [Esc]  a. wasted away; showing wearing effects of overwork or suffering


Spelling Word: haggard
read [Esc]  a. associated with a divine power; made holy; worthy of religious veneration


Spelling Word: hallowed
read [Esc]  a. skillful; handy; agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; having a pleasing appearance; attractive


Spelling Word: handsome
read [Esc]  n. the activity of writing by hand; something written by hand


Spelling Word: handwriting
read [Esc]  a. not thorough, constant or consistent; by chance


Spelling Word: haphazard
read [Esc]  a. high; lofty; bold; arrogant; overbearing


Spelling Word: haughty
read [Esc]  v. be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; bother; disturb


Spelling Word: haunt
read [Esc]  n. main office of large organization


Spelling Word: headquarter
read [Esc]  v. pay attention to; listen to and consider


Spelling Word: heed
read [Esc]  v. deceive; take in by deceptive means; delude


Spelling Word: hoodwink
read [Esc]  v. hang about; wait nearby; remain floating


Spelling Word: hover
read [Esc]  a. marked by kindness, mercy, or compassion


Spelling Word: humane
read [Esc]  n. patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments; one who is morbidly anxious about his health, and generally depressed


Spelling Word: hypochondriac
read [Esc]  a. deserving or bringing disgrace or shame, used of conduct or character


Spelling Word: ignominious
read [Esc]  a. not able to be traveled or crossed


Spelling Word: impassable
read [Esc]  v. drive or force onward; drive forward; urge to action through moral pressure


Spelling Word: impel
read [Esc]  a. not able to be entered; beyond understanding


Spelling Word: impenetrable
read [Esc]  v. mimic; imitate; assume or act the character of represent another person with comic intentions


Spelling Word: impersonate
read [Esc]  a. incapable of being pacified; not to be relieved;


Spelling Word: implacable
read [Esc]  v. beg persistently; ask for urgently or repeatedly; annoy


Spelling Word: importune
read [Esc]  a. invulnerable; able to withstand attack


Spelling Word: impregnable
read [Esc]  v. start; initiate; induct into office by formal ceremony


Spelling Word: inaugurate
read [Esc]  n. singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; verbal charm or spell


Spelling Word: incantation
read [Esc]  a. stormy; showing no mercy; physically severe


Spelling Word: inclement
read [Esc]  a. without any clear results or proof


Spelling Word: inconclusive
read [Esc]  a. tireless; showing sustained enthusiastic action


Spelling Word: indefatigable
read [Esc]  a. impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent


Spelling Word: indelible
read [Esc]  n. offensive or insulting treatment


Spelling Word: indignity
read [Esc]  a. lacking discretion; injudicious


Spelling Word: indiscreet
read [Esc]  a. yielding; lenient; forbearing or tolerant


Spelling Word: indulgent
read [Esc]  a. insufficient to produce a desired effect; fruitless


Spelling Word: ineffectual
read [Esc]  a. not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for


Spelling Word: inexplicable
read [Esc]  a. possessed by an unreasoning passion or attraction; overcome by some foolish passion or desire


Spelling Word: infatuated
read [Esc]  a. unlimited or boundless, in time or space; without limit in power, capacity, knowledge, or excellence


Spelling Word: infinite
read [Esc]  n. flowing into; mass arrival or incoming


Spelling Word: influx