10th Grade Spelling Words

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Grade 10: Spelling Card- List 3

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read [Esc]  v. fall apart; become reduced to components, fragments, or particles

Spelling Word: disintegrate
read [Esc]  v. scatter; drive away; cause to vanish

Spelling Word: dispel
read [Esc]  n. clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed

Spelling Word: dispensary
read [Esc]  v. distribute; prepare and give out; deal out in parts or portions

Spelling Word: dispense
read [Esc]  n. act of removing from office or employment

Spelling Word: displacement
read [Esc]  a. lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

Spelling Word: disreputable
read [Esc]  v. cut open or cut apart; make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features

Spelling Word: dissect
read [Esc]  n. the state of something that has been unused and neglected

Spelling Word: disuse
read [Esc]  a. differing in some characteristics; various

Spelling Word: diverse
read [Esc]  a. determined; stubbornly persevering; unyielding

Spelling Word: dogged
read [Esc]  a. sleeping; not active but capable of becoming active

Spelling Word: dormant
read [Esc]  v. be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline

Spelling Word: dote
read [Esc]  n. sediment settled at bottom of liquid; waste or worthless matter

Spelling Word: dregs
read [Esc]  a. queer; amusingly odd; comical

Spelling Word: droll
read [Esc]  n. a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; an enclosed conduit for a fluid

Spelling Word: duct
read [Esc]  n. easily deceived person; duplicate of photographic image

Spelling Word: dupe
read [Esc]  a. energetic; vigorously active

Spelling Word: dynamic
read [Esc]  a. departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern

Spelling Word: eccentric
read [Esc]  v. lengthen; extend; make or grow longer

Spelling Word: elongate
read [Esc]  a. vividly or movingly expressive; persuasive

Spelling Word: eloquent
read [Esc]  v. free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate

Spelling Word: emancipate
read [Esc]  v. adorn; make beautiful, as by ornamentation; decorate

Spelling Word: embellish
read [Esc]  v. mold or carve in relief; decorate with or as if with a raised design

Spelling Word: emboss
read [Esc]  n. completely undeveloped form; an animal organism in the early stages of growth

Spelling Word: embryo
read [Esc]  v. give off; send out; give out as sound

Spelling Word: emit
read [Esc]  n. temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent

Spelling Word: encampment
read [Esc]  v. make better or more attractive; increase; improve

Spelling Word: enhance
read [Esc]  v. supply with light; illuminate, as the sun enlightens the earth; make clear to the intellect or conscience; give information to; inform or instruct

Spelling Word: enlighten
read [Esc]  v. please intensely; fill with great delight or joy

Spelling Word: enrapture
read [Esc]  n. union of parts in a whole; a coordinated outfit or costume; a coordinated set of furniture

Spelling Word: ensemble
read [Esc]  v. capture; attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence; hold in bondage or subjection

Spelling Word: enthrall
read [Esc]  v. list each one; mention one by one

Spelling Word: enumerate
read [Esc]  v. speak distinctly; state or set forth precisely or systematically; pronounce; articulate

Spelling Word: enunciate
read [Esc]  n. mental or emotional balance; state of balance of any causes, powers, or motives

Spelling Word: equilibrium
read [Esc]  n. intentionally vague or ambiguous; a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

Spelling Word: equivocation
read [Esc]  v. completely destroy; eliminate; exterminate

Spelling Word: eradicate
read [Esc]  v. regard with respect; favorable regard

Spelling Word: esteem
read [Esc]  a. conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior; adhering to ethical and moral principles

Spelling Word: ethical
read [Esc]  v. judge; examine and judge carefully; appraise

Spelling Word: evaluate
read [Esc]  n. the deliberate act of failing to pay money; the act of physically escaping from something by some adroit maneuver

Spelling Word: evasion
read [Esc]  v. make worse; irritate; make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly

Spelling Word: exasperate
read [Esc]  a. from another part of the world; foreign; strikingly strange or unusual

Spelling Word: exotic
read [Esc]  v. make use of, sometimes unjustly

Spelling Word: exploit
read [Esc]  ad. particularly; specifically; in an explicit manner

Spelling Word: expressly
read [Esc]  a. high spirited; joyously unrestrained; abundant; luxurious

Spelling Word: exuberant
read [Esc]  a. capable of being accomplished or brought about

Spelling Word: feasible
read [Esc]  v. make false appearance of; disguise; conceal; invent or imagine

Spelling Word: feign
read [Esc]  v. drive or hunt out of hiding; uncover and bring to light by searching

Spelling Word: ferret
read [Esc]  a. existing only in imagination; feigned; not true or real

Spelling Word: fictitious
read [Esc]  n. concluding part; closing section

Spelling Word: finale
read [Esc]  v. thresh about; give a thrashing to; beat hard

Spelling Word: flail
read [Esc]  n. a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object

Spelling Word: flange
read [Esc]  v. display proudly or shamelessly; show oneself off

Spelling Word: flaunt
read [Esc]  a. of or relating to a focus; having or localized centrally at a focus

Spelling Word: focal
read [Esc]  n. moral weakness; failing; weak point; slight fault

Spelling Word: foible
read [Esc]  n. a sheet of any written or printed material; the system of numbering pages

Spelling Word: folio