8th Grade Spelling Words Quiz Card

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read [Esc]  n. fitness; correct conduct; quality of being proper; appropriateness


Spelling Word: propriety
read [Esc]  n. someone who explores an area for mineral deposits


Spelling Word: prospector
read [Esc]  n. pen name; fictitious name used when someone performs a particular social role


Spelling Word: pseudonym
read [Esc]  a. marked by precise accordance with details


Spelling Word: punctilious
read [Esc]  a. stinging; sharp in taste or smell; caustic


Spelling Word: pungent
read [Esc]  n. pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing


Spelling Word: quintessence
read [Esc]  v. grow worse; cause persistent irritation or resentment


Spelling Word: rankle
read [Esc]  n. emotional closeness; harmony; relationship of mutual trust or emotional affinity


Spelling Word: rapport
read [Esc]  v. destroy completely; scrape or shave off


Spelling Word: raze
read [Esc]  v. retract a previous statement; sing over again; utter repeatedly in song


Spelling Word: recant
read [Esc]  n. container; reservoir; an object or space used to contain something


Spelling Word: receptacle
read [Esc]  n. rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course


Spelling Word: reclamation
read [Esc]  n. one who lives in solitude; withdrawn from the world; reclusive


Spelling Word: recluse
read [Esc]  v. render an equivalent to, for service, loss; requite; remunerate; compensate; give in return; pay back


Spelling Word: recompense
read [Esc]  n. one that is turned or applied to for aid or security; resort for help or protection; access or admittance


Spelling Word: recourse
read [Esc]  n. uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment


Spelling Word: rectitude
read [Esc]  v. reappear; happen or occur again


Spelling Word: recur
read [Esc]  a. exceeding what is necessary or natural; repetitious; excessively wordy


Spelling Word: redundant
read [Esc]  n. one who flees to shelter, or place of safety


Spelling Word: refugee
read [Esc]  n. prescribed diet and habits; a systematic plan for therapy; governmental rule or control


Spelling Word: regimen
read [Esc]  v. restore to proper condition; help to re-adapt, as to former state of health or good repute


Spelling Word: rehabilitate
read [Esc]  n. retort; comeback; answer to a reply


Spelling Word: rejoinder
read [Esc]  n. surviving remnant; something left after loss or decay; object kept for its association with the past


Spelling Word: relic
read [Esc]  n. translation, often interpretive; performance of a musical or dramatic work


Spelling Word: rendition
read [Esc]  v. deny; go back on; fail to fulfill promise or obligation


Spelling Word: renege
read [Esc]  n. fame; quality of being widely honored and acclaimed


Spelling Word: renown
read [Esc]  n. act of putting something in working order again; act or process of making amends; compensation


Spelling Word: reparation
read [Esc]  v. cause to feel remorse or regret; feel regret or self-reproach for


Spelling Word: repent
read [Esc]  n. copy or reproduction of a work of art


Spelling Word: replica
read [Esc]  v. express disapproval or disappointment; bring shame upon; disgrace


Spelling Word: reproach
read [Esc]  a. arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive; hateful


Spelling Word: repugnant
read [Esc]  n. necessary requirement; indispensable item


Spelling Word: requisite
read [Esc]  a. dazzling; glorious; shining with brilliant luster; very bright


Spelling Word: resplendent
read [Esc]  a. impatient under restraint or opposition; resisting control; difficult to control


Spelling Word: restive
read [Esc]  a. tending or serving to restrict; limiting; confining


Spelling Word: restrictive
read [Esc]  n. bringing again into activity and prominence


Spelling Word: resurgence
read [Esc]  a. holding; having quality, power, or capacity of retaining, as to retain knowledge with ease


Spelling Word: retentive
read [Esc]  n. following members; attendants accompanying high-ranking person


Spelling Word: retinue
read [Esc]  n. reply, especially to answer in a quick, caustic, or witty manner


Spelling Word: retort
read [Esc]  n. money which returns from an investment; annual income; reward


Spelling Word: revenue
read [Esc]  v. to throw or bend back, from a surface; ring or echo with sound; spring back; spring away from an impact


Spelling Word: reverberate
read [Esc]  v. attack with abusive language; vilify


Spelling Word: revile
read [Esc]  n. a long and complicated and confusing procedure


Spelling Word: rigmarole
read [Esc]  n. broken fragments; irregular pieces of rock


Spelling Word: rubble
read [Esc]  n. quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness


Spelling Word: sagacity
read [Esc]  n. one celebrated for wisdom, experience, and judgment; various plants of the genus Salvia


Spelling Word: sage
read [Esc]  n. scholar; man of learning or science; one eminent for learning


Spelling Word: savant
read [Esc]  a. hard to find; absent or rare; limited


Spelling Word: scarce
read [Esc]  a. calm, peaceful, and untroubled; completely clear and fine


Spelling Word: serene
read [Esc]  n. a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing


Spelling Word: serviette
read [Esc]  n. device to separate larger objects from smaller objects, or to separate solid objects from a liquid; utensil for separating; coarse basket


Spelling Word: sieve
read [Esc]  a. having an even, smooth surface; smooth; not rough or harsh


Spelling Word: sleek
read [Esc]  v. watch, observe, or inquire secretly


Spelling Word: sleuth
read [Esc]  a. messy and dirty; careless and excessively casual


Spelling Word: slovenly
read [Esc]  n. nickname; familiar name for person, typically shortened version of given name


Spelling Word: sobriquet
read [Esc]  n. either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator


Spelling Word: solstice