10th Grade Spelling Words

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Grade 10: Spelling Card- List 4

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read [Esc]  v. decide upon and express in words

Spelling Word: formulate
read [Esc]  n. place to discuss public concerns; meeting or medium for open discussion

Spelling Word: forum
read [Esc]  a. furnished or equipped; sufficient to satisfy

Spelling Word: fraught
read [Esc]  a. lacking in seriousness; not serious; relatively unimportant

Spelling Word: frivolous
read [Esc]  n. the direction in which something, such as a building, faces; the face or front of a building

Spelling Word: frontage
read [Esc]  v. exude or expel foam; make froth or foam and become bubbly

Spelling Word: froth
read [Esc]  a. sparing; economical; costing little; inexpensive

Spelling Word: frugal
read [Esc]  v. make null; bring to nothing; prevent from taking effect or attaining fulfillment

Spelling Word: frustrate
read [Esc]  a. marked by quiet and caution and secrecy

Spelling Word: furtive
read [Esc]  a. useless; having no useful result; vain

Spelling Word: futile
read [Esc]  v. speak against; contradict; oppose in words; deny or declare not to be true

Spelling Word: gainsay
read [Esc]  n. a social occasion with special entertainments or performances

Spelling Word: gala
read [Esc]  a. of gas; gas-like; lacking substance or concreteness

Spelling Word: gaseous
read [Esc]  a. well-bred; marked by refinement in taste and manners

Spelling Word: genteel
read [Esc]  v. cause to sprout or grow; come into existence

Spelling Word: germinate
read [Esc]  n. distance around something; circumference; size; bulk

Spelling Word: girth
read [Esc]  n. thin smooth shiny coating; glassy film, as one over the eyes

Spelling Word: glaze
read [Esc]  v. gather; collect gradually and bit by bit; pick up

Spelling Word: glean
read [Esc]  a. performed with a natural or offhand ease

Spelling Word: glib
read [Esc]  n. person who eats too much food and drink

Spelling Word: glutton
read [Esc]  n. dirt; mud; blood; especially, blood that after effusion has become thick or clotted; wedge-shaped or triangular piece of cloth

Spelling Word: gore
read [Esc]  v. form into grains or small masses; make rough on surface

Spelling Word: granulate
read [Esc]  v. give pleasure to; satisfy; indulge; make happy

Spelling Word: gratify
read [Esc]  a. fantastic; comically hideous; unnatural in shape or size; abnormal

Spelling Word: grotesque
read [Esc]  v. crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate

Spelling Word: grovel
read [Esc]  n. a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

Spelling Word: guerrilla
read [Esc]  a. without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy

Spelling Word: hapless
read [Esc]  n. wide and general destruction; devastation; waste

Spelling Word: havoc
read [Esc]  n. something that has been in a family for generations

Spelling Word: heirloom
read [Esc]  a. unable to help oneself; powerless or incompetent; powerless; weak

Spelling Word: helpless
read [Esc]  n. legacy; something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition

Spelling Word: heritage
read [Esc]  v. cut with an ax; fell with a sharp instrument; form or shape with a sharp instrument; cut

Spelling Word: hew
read [Esc]  n. act intended to deceive or trick; practical joke

Spelling Word: hoax
read [Esc]  n. cultivation of plants; the art or practice of garden cultivation and management

Spelling Word: horticulture
read [Esc]  n. small or simply constructed dwelling; small, wretched house

Spelling Word: hovel
read [Esc]  n. pretentious or silly talk or writing; something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Spelling Word: humbug
read [Esc]  a. lacking variety or excitement; monotonous

Spelling Word: humdrum
read [Esc]  v. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Spelling Word: humiliate
read [Esc]  n. quality or condition of being humble; low estimate of one's self; self-abasement

Spelling Word: humility
read [Esc]  n. something of mixed origin or composition

Spelling Word: hybrid
read [Esc]  n. one who puts on a false appearance of virtue; one who pretends to hold beliefs

Spelling Word: hypocrite
read [Esc]  n. behavior exhibiting excessive or uncontrollable emotion, such as fear or panic; mental disorder

Spelling Word: hysteria
read [Esc]  n. expression whose meaning differs from meanings of its individual words; distinctive style

Spelling Word: idiom
read [Esc]  a. not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper

Spelling Word: illegitimate
read [Esc]  a. lacking orderly continuity; lacking in correct logical relation

Spelling Word: illogical
read [Esc]  a. possessing luster or brightness; brilliant; luminous; splendid

Spelling Word: illustrious
read [Esc]  a. not yet mature; in an early period of life or development or growth; not fully developed or mature; not ripe

Spelling Word: immature
read [Esc]  a. impossible to measure; beyond calculation or measure

Spelling Word: immeasurable
read [Esc]  a. not biased; fair; showing lack of favoritism

Spelling Word: impartial
read [Esc]  v. make an accusation against; challenge or discredit the credibility of

Spelling Word: impeach
read [Esc]  n. having power command or control; critically importance; some duty that is essential and urgent

Spelling Word: imperative
read [Esc]  a. like an emperor; related to an empire; ruling over extensive territories

Spelling Word: imperial
read [Esc]  a. having no personal preference; objective

Spelling Word: impersonal
read [Esc]  a. improperly forward or bold; rude

Spelling Word: impertinent
read [Esc]  v. make poor; reduce to poverty or indigence; exhaust the strength, richness, or fertility of

Spelling Word: impoverish
read [Esc]  v. infuse or fill completely; fertilize and cause to grow; make pregnant

Spelling Word: impregnate