10th Grade Spelling Words

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Grade 10: Spelling Card- List 7

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read [Esc]  v. pound, crush, or grind to powder or dust

Spelling Word: pulverize
read [Esc]  a. decomposed and foul-smelling; rotten; decayed

Spelling Word: putrid
read [Esc]  n. sudden feeling of sickness or faintness; sudden attack of illness

Spelling Word: qualm
read [Esc]  n. dilemma; state of uncertainty or perplexity

Spelling Word: quandary
read [Esc]  v. extinguish; put down forcibly; suppress; pacify or quiet

Spelling Word: quell
read [Esc]  v. spread out; effuse; issue or emerge in rays or waves

Spelling Word: radiate
read [Esc]  a. drastic; extreme; arising from or going to a root or source; basic

Spelling Word: radical
read [Esc]  v. approve formally; confirm; verify

Spelling Word: ratify
read [Esc]  a. consistent with; based on; using reason

Spelling Word: rational
read [Esc]  a. extremely hungry; voracious; eager for prey

Spelling Word: ravenous
read [Esc]  v. adjust again after an initial failure

Spelling Word: readjust
read [Esc]  v. offer sudden or harsh resistance; turn down or shut out; repel or drive back

Spelling Word: rebuff
read [Esc]  v. correct inconsistencies; become friendly after a quarrel; become compatible or consistent

Spelling Word: reconcile
read [Esc]  v. set right; correct by calculation or adjustment

Spelling Word: rectify
read [Esc]  v. recover; return to health or strength; recover from financial loss

Spelling Word: recuperate
read [Esc]  v. pay back for some expense incurred

Spelling Word: reimburse
read [Esc]  v. place again in possession, or in a former state; restore to a state from which one had been removed

Spelling Word: reinstate
read [Esc]  n. transmitting money, bills, especially to a distant place, as in satisfaction of a demand, or in discharge of an obligation

Spelling Word: remittance
read [Esc]  v. split; tear or split apart or into pieces violently

Spelling Word: rend
read [Esc]  v. restore to good condition; renew

Spelling Word: renovate
read [Esc]  a. having a good reputation; honorable

Spelling Word: reputable
read [Esc]  n. remainder of something after removal of parts or a part; balance

Spelling Word: residue
read [Esc]  n. daydream; state of abstracted musing; absent-minded dreaming while awake

Spelling Word: reverie
read [Esc]  v. return to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief; backslide; turn back to

Spelling Word: revert
read [Esc]  v. void or annul by recalling, withdrawing, or reversing; cancel; retract

Spelling Word: revoke
read [Esc]  n. shallow area in a waterway; break in friendly relations; narrow fissure in rock

Spelling Word: rift
read [Esc]  n. procedure for religious ceremonies; any customary practice

Spelling Word: ritual
read [Esc]  n. list, especially of names

Spelling Word: roster
read [Esc]  n. elevated platform for public speaking; pulpit

Spelling Word: rostrum
read [Esc]  v. feel regret, remorse, or sorrow for; mourn

Spelling Word: rue
read [Esc]  n. act of making a sudden noisy break

Spelling Word: rupture
read [Esc]  n. form of literature in which irony and ridicule are used to attack human vice and folly

Spelling Word: satire
read [Esc]  v. soak, fill, or load to capacity; cause to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance

Spelling Word: saturate
read [Esc]  n. range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions; extent; bound

Spelling Word: scope
read [Esc]  v. examine closely and critically

Spelling Word: scrutinize
read [Esc]  v. make very hot and dry; become superficially burned

Spelling Word: sear
read [Esc]  a. removed or remote from others; solitary; hidden or isolated

Spelling Word: secluded
read [Esc]  n. particular aspect of life or activity; body of people who form part of society or economy

Spelling Word: sector
read [Esc]  n. deposit; matter deposited by some natural process

Spelling Word: sediment
read [Esc]  n. sector; portion; any of the parts into which something can be divided

Spelling Word: segment
read [Esc]  v. isolate; separate; divide from the main body

Spelling Word: segregate
read [Esc]  a. existing, happening, or done at the same time

Spelling Word: simultaneous
read [Esc]  a. marked by or given to doubt; questioning

Spelling Word: skeptical
read [Esc]  n. minor battle in war; minor or preliminary conflict or dispute

Spelling Word: skirmish
read [Esc]  a. lazy; disinclined to work or exertion; inactive; sluggish

Spelling Word: slothful