10th Grade Spelling Words

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Grade 10: Spelling Card- List 4

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read [Esc]  n. moral weakness; failing; weak point; slight fault


Spelling Word: foible
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]  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]  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; 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]  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]  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


Spelling Word: horticulture
read [Esc]  n. shack; small, wretched house


Spelling Word: hovel
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. possessing luster or brightness; brilliant; luminous; splendid


Spelling Word: illustrious
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