10th Grade Spelling Words

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Grade 10: Spelling Card- List 8

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read [Esc]  a. able to pay all debts; capable of meeting financial obligations

Spelling Word: solvent
read [Esc]  a. gloomy; depressing or grave; dull or dark in color

Spelling Word: somber
read [Esc]  n. involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers

Spelling Word: spasm
read [Esc]  a. arising without external cause; growing without cultivation or human labor

Spelling Word: spontaneous
read [Esc]  n. the quality or state of something that is not easily changed or likely to change

Spelling Word: stability
read [Esc]  a. not moving or flowing; lacking vitality or briskness; stale; dull

Spelling Word: stagnant
read [Esc]  a. marked by imposing physical strength; firmly built; firm and resolute

Spelling Word: stalwart
read [Esc]  n. attitude or position of a standing person or animal; posture; mental posture; point of view

Spelling Word: stance
read [Esc]  a. barren; infertile; incapable of reproducing; free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms

Spelling Word: sterile
read [Esc]  n. symbol of disgrace; small mark, as scar or birthmark; mark made with red-hot iron

Spelling Word: stigma
read [Esc]  v. encourage; motivate; arouse; spur; excite or invigorate with a stimulant

Spelling Word: stimulate
read [Esc]  a. dull; impassive; having or revealing little emotion or sensibility

Spelling Word: stolid
read [Esc]  v. make senseless or dizzy; be mystery or bewildering to

Spelling Word: stupefy
read [Esc]  n. state of reduced or suspended sensibility; daze; lack of awareness

Spelling Word: stupor
read [Esc]  a. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; having a sophisticated charm

Spelling Word: suave
read [Esc]  v. settle down; sink to a lower level or form depression; wear off or die down

Spelling Word: subside
read [Esc]  a. various; miscellaneous; separate; distinct; diverse

Spelling Word: sundry
read [Esc]  v. place over something else; place on top of

Spelling Word: superimpose
read [Esc]  n. an exaggerated expression, usually of praise; the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

Spelling Word: superlative
read [Esc]  a. secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently

Spelling Word: surreptitious
read [Esc]  n. arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity

Spelling Word: symmetry
read [Esc]  a. artificial; involving or of the nature of synthesis as opposed to analysis

Spelling Word: synthetic
read [Esc]  v. arrange or enter in tabular form; shape or cut with a flat surface

Spelling Word: tabulate
read [Esc]  v. contaminate; cause to lose purity; affect with or as if with a disease; corrupt morally

Spelling Word: taint
read [Esc]  n. ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle

Spelling Word: tangent
read [Esc]  v. tease; torture with disappointment; bait someone by showing something desirable but leaving them unsatisfied

Spelling Word: tantalize
read [Esc]  n. a species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie

Spelling Word: tart
read [Esc]  a. cheap in nature or appearance; tastelessly showy; shameful or indecent

Spelling Word: tawdry
read [Esc]  n. moderation or self-restraint, especially in eating and drinking; avoiding excesses

Spelling Word: temperance
read [Esc]  n. an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth; a proposition deducible from basic postulates

Spelling Word: theorem
read [Esc]  n. a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; one of two or more layers one atop another

Spelling Word: tier
read [Esc]  a. being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable

Spelling Word: timely
read [Esc]  a. capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.

Spelling Word: tolerable
read [Esc]  a. passionate; hot or scorching; hurried or rapid

Spelling Word: torrid
read [Esc]  n. body excluding head and neck and limbs

Spelling Word: torso
read [Esc]  v. copy; write over again in same words

Spelling Word: transcribe
read [Esc]  v. substitute one for the other of; reverse or transfer order or place of; interchange

Spelling Word: transpose
read [Esc]  n. branch that flows into the main stream; tending to bring about; being partly responsible for

Spelling Word: tributary
read [Esc]  n. noise, as made by a crowd; riot or uprising

Spelling Word: tumult
read [Esc]  a. final; being the last or concluding; fundamental; elemental; extreme

Spelling Word: ultimate
read [Esc]  n. last offer; final statement of terms made by one party to another

Spelling Word: ultimatum
read [Esc]  a. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

Spelling Word: uncouth
read [Esc]  a. not liable to error; always right or accurate

Spelling Word: unerring
read [Esc]  v. integrate; make into or become one unit

Spelling Word: unify
read [Esc]  a. untidy; dirty; uncared for in appearance

Spelling Word: unkempt
read [Esc]  a. metropolitan; of, relating to, or located in a city

Spelling Word: urban
read [Esc]  n. the act of using; accepted or habitual practice; the customary manner in which a language is spoken or written

Spelling Word: usage
read [Esc]  n. factor; something that is likely to vary; changeable; inconstant

Spelling Word: variable
read [Esc]  n. a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe; a period of sleeplessness

Spelling Word: vigil
read [Esc]  a. attentive to discover and avoid danger, or to provide for safety; wakeful; watchful; circumspect; wary

Spelling Word: vigilant
read [Esc]  v. make visual, or visible; see in fancy; form a mental image of

Spelling Word: visualize
read [Esc]  n. energetic style; being able to survive and grow; capacity to live, grow, or develop

Spelling Word: vitality
read [Esc]  n. homeless person, especially orphaned child; abandoned young animal

Spelling Word: waif
read [Esc]  a. having a pale or sickly color; unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress

Spelling Word: wan
read [Esc]  v. go in a specified direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route

Spelling Word: wend
read [Esc]  v. sharpen, as knife; make more keen; stimulate

Spelling Word: whet