8th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  n. a thing that serves to illustrate that a system or situation is bad


Spelling Word: indictment
read [Esc]  n. a formal entry into an organization, position, or office


Spelling Word: induction
read [Esc]  v. begin or originate; cause something to begin


Spelling Word: initiate
read [Esc]  n. an occasion when something starts


Spelling Word: initiation
read [Esc]  n. someone whose job is to officially inspect something


Spelling Word: inspector
read [Esc]  n. inside part of something; inner part


Spelling Word: interior
read [Esc]  n. an abrupt remark, made especially as an interruption


Spelling Word: interjection
read [Esc]  n. a short period between the parts of a play or concert; interval during which there is a temporary cessation


Spelling Word: intermission
read [Esc]  a. periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals


Spelling Word: intermittent
read [Esc]  n. a process of asking someone questions for a long time to get information


Spelling Word: interrogation
read [Esc]  n. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation


Spelling Word: interruption
read [Esc]  n. a request to participate, be present, or take part in something


Spelling Word: invitation
read [Esc]  n. a large wild animal of the cat family that lives in Central and South America


Spelling Word: jaguar
read [Esc]  a. having or displaying an excessively critical point of view


Spelling Word: judgmental
read [Esc]  n. quality of being just; fairness in the way people are dealt with; uprightness


Spelling Word: justice
read [Esc]  n. youth or adolescent; not fully grown or developed


Spelling Word: juvenile
read [Esc]  n. a workplace for the conduct of scientific research


Spelling Word: laboratory
read [Esc]  n. a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral


Spelling Word: lagoon
read [Esc]  n. light in a transparent protective case


Spelling Word: lantern
read [Esc]  v. make legal; allow something by law


Spelling Word: legalize
read [Esc]  n. an officer of middle rank in the armed forces


Spelling Word: lieutenant
read [Esc]  a. according to the letter or verbal expression; exactly as stated


Spelling Word: literal
read [Esc]  n. self-propelled movement; power or ability to move


Spelling Word: locomotion
read [Esc]  a. reasonable; based on known statements or events or conditions


Spelling Word: logical
read [Esc]  a. rich and superior in quality; lavish


Spelling Word: luxurious
read [Esc]  v. keep in any particular state or condition; keep up or carry on


Spelling Word: maintain
read [Esc]  n. a movement or set of movements needing skill and care; strategy


Spelling Word: maneuver
read [Esc]  n. science dealing with the logic of quantity and shape


Spelling Word: mathematics
read [Esc]  n. a thick, white sauce made from oil, vinegar, and the yellow part of eggs, usually eaten cold


Spelling Word: mayonnaise
read [Esc]  n. public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, radio, and tv


Spelling Word: media
read [Esc]  n. treatment for illness or injury


Spelling Word: medicine
read [Esc]  v. learn something to remember it exactly; commit to memory; learn by heart


Spelling Word: memorize
read [Esc]  n. faculty of mind by which it retains the knowledge of previous thoughts, impressions, or events


Spelling Word: memory
read [Esc]  n. goods that are bought and sold


Spelling Word: merchandise
read [Esc]  n. sweet topping, especially for pies made of beaten egg whites and sugar


Spelling Word: meringue
read [Esc]  n. earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere; predicting what the weather will be


Spelling Word: meteorology
read [Esc]  a. excessively careful; marked by extreme care in treatment of details


Spelling Word: meticulous
read [Esc]  a. city center; one who lives in a city center


Spelling Word: metropolitan
read [Esc]  n. a state in the northern US; the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes


Spelling Word: Michigan
read [Esc]  n. minute life form; microorganism, especially a bacterium that causes disease


Spelling Word: microbe
read [Esc]  n. the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans


Spelling Word: microbiology
read [Esc]  n. a very small piece of semiconductor, especially in a computer


Spelling Word: microchip
read [Esc]  n. small, representative system having analogies to larger system; miniature model of something


Spelling Word: microcosm
read [Esc]  n. film containing photographs of documents at a greatly reduced size


Spelling Word: microfilm
read [Esc]  n. a device that uses lenses to make very small objects look larger


Spelling Word: microscope
read [Esc]  n. an electric oven that uses waves of energy to cook or heat food quickly


Spelling Word: microwave
read [Esc]  n. the small, precise, or trivial details of something


Spelling Word: minutiae
read [Esc]  n. minor crime; evil conduct; misdeed


Spelling Word: misdemeanor
read [Esc]  n. weapon that is thrown or projected; rocket carrying instruments or warhead


Spelling Word: missile
read [Esc]  n. a person who has been sent to a foreign country to teach religion


Spelling Word: missionary