10th Grade Spelling Words

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Grade 10: Spelling Card- List 5

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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]  a. unreachable; not available; unattainable

Spelling Word: inaccessible
read [Esc]  a. strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting light as result of being heated

Spelling Word: incandescent
read [Esc]  n. cutting into a substance; cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery

Spelling Word: incision
read [Esc]  n. preference; tendency; inclined surface; slope

Spelling Word: inclination
read [Esc]  a. tending to include all; taking a great deal or everything within its scope

Spelling Word: inclusive
read [Esc]  v. combine something into a larger whole; unite

Spelling Word: incorporate
read [Esc]  v. accuse of a crime or other wrongful act; suggest that someone is guilty

Spelling Word: incriminate
read [Esc]  a. averse; disinclined; unwilling to do a task

Spelling Word: indisposed
read [Esc]  v. persuade; bring about; reason or establish by induction

Spelling Word: induce
read [Esc]  n. something that helps bring about an action or a desired result; an incentive

Spelling Word: inducement
read [Esc]  a. inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act

Spelling Word: inert
read [Esc]  a. unavoidable; incapable of being avoided or prevented

Spelling Word: inevitable
read [Esc]  a. pertaining to hell; devilish; abominable; awful

Spelling Word: infernal
read [Esc]  n. one who does not hold same religious beliefs as another

Spelling Word: infidel
read [Esc]  n. slight hint or indication; slight understanding

Spelling Word: inkling
read [Esc]  a. disposed to ask questions, especially in matters which do not concern the inquirer; given to examination, investigation, or research

Spelling Word: inquisitive
read [Esc]  a. incapable of being suffered, borne, or endured; insupportable; unendurable; intolerable

Spelling Word: insufferable
read [Esc]  a. not enduring; not able to endure; unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion

Spelling Word: intolerant
read [Esc]  n. immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning

Spelling Word: intuition
read [Esc]  n. animal, such as an insect, that lacks backbone or spinal column

Spelling Word: invertebrate
read [Esc]  a. incapable of being overcome or defeated; unconquerable

Spelling Word: invincible
read [Esc]  v. call upon; ask for; request earnestly

Spelling Word: invoke
read [Esc]  n. anger; wrath; keen resentment; irritate

Spelling Word: ire
read [Esc]  n. expression by deliberate contrast between apparent and intended meaning; witty language used to insult

Spelling Word: irony
read [Esc]  n. language used by a special group; technical terminology; nonsensical or meaningless talk

Spelling Word: jargon
read [Esc]  a. coming from side; situated at or extending to the side

Spelling Word: lateral
read [Esc]  n. gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor

Spelling Word: legacy
read [Esc]  a. having form of a line; straight; consisting of lines; lineal

Spelling Word: linear
read [Esc]  v. settle accounts to pay them off; clear up

Spelling Word: liquidate
read [Esc]  a. lacking in spirit or energy to exert effort

Spelling Word: listless
read [Esc]  n. extent; greatness of rank, size, or position

Spelling Word: magnitude
read [Esc]  n. disease, disorder, or ailment; unwholesome condition

Spelling Word: malady
read [Esc]  v. operate with one's hands; control or play upon people, forces artfully

Spelling Word: manipulate
read [Esc]  a. relating to, or suggestive of war; connected with the armed forces

Spelling Word: martial
read [Esc]  a. motherly; relating to mother or motherhood

Spelling Word: maternal
read [Esc]  v. handle someone or something in a rough way; cause serious physical wounds

Spelling Word: maul
read [Esc]  a. moderate to inferior in quality; ordinary; commonplace

Spelling Word: mediocre
read [Esc]  n. mixture; musical composition consisting of a series of pieces

Spelling Word: medley
read [Esc]  v. cause to sink or become stuck in; hinder, entrap, or entangle

Spelling Word: mire
read [Esc]  n. mistaken thought, idea, or notion; erroneous conception; false opinion

Spelling Word: misconception
read [Esc]  n. product of a body's mass and its velocity; impelling force or strength; impetus

Spelling Word: momentum
read [Esc]  n. speech uttered by a person alone; dramatic soliloquy

Spelling Word: monologue
read [Esc]  a. caused by disease; pathological or diseased; unhealthy or unwholesome

Spelling Word: morbid