9th Grade Spelling Words

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Grade 9: Spelling Card- List 5

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read [Esc]  n. pause; break; space between two objects, points, or units


Spelling Word: interval
read [Esc]  a. marked by independence and creativity in thought or action


Spelling Word: inventive
read [Esc]  a. not applicable; unrelated; having no connection with


Spelling Word: irrelevant
read [Esc]  a. too attractive and tempting to be resisted; overwhelming; charming


Spelling Word: irresistible
read [Esc]  n. a land mass, smaller than a continent, that is surrounded by water


Spelling Word: island
read [Esc]  n. envy; jealous attitude or disposition


Spelling Word: jealousy
read [Esc]  n. magazine; periodical; log; diary; a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred


Spelling Word: journal
read [Esc]  n. a small inexpensive mass-produced article; miscellaneous curios


Spelling Word: knickknack
read [Esc]  n. aristocrats holding the rank of knight


Spelling Word: knighthood
read [Esc]  a. demanding much work or care; tedious


Spelling Word: laborious
read [Esc]  ad. in an idle and lackadaisical manner


Spelling Word: lackadaisically
read [Esc]  ad. in a permissively lenient manner


Spelling Word: leniently
read [Esc]  n. something that holds one back; state of being legally obliged and responsible


Spelling Word: liability
read [Esc]  n. a serving of wine poured out in honor of a deity; a serving of an alcoholic beverage


Spelling Word: libation
read [Esc]  a. evoking lifelike images within the mind; free from artificiality


Spelling Word: lifelike
read [Esc]  a. continuing through life; lasting or remaining in a particular state throughout life


Spelling Word: lifelong
read [Esc]  n. the period during which something is functional, as between birth and death


Spelling Word: lifetime
read [Esc]  n. the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere


Spelling Word: lightning
read [Esc]  n. possibility, strong probability; state of being probable


Spelling Word: likelihood
read [Esc]  ad. in that area; to a restricted area of the body


Spelling Word: locally
read [Esc]  n. something that is an indulgence rather than necessity; excessively expensive


Spelling Word: luxury
read [Esc]  n. grandeur; splendor; grand or imposing beauty


Spelling Word: magnificence
read [Esc]  n. preservation; support; continuance; court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another


Spelling Word: maintenance
read [Esc]  n. plan for attaining a particular goal; deliberate coordinated movement; strategy


Spelling Word: maneuver
read [Esc]  n. dwelling-house of the better class; a large or stately residence


Spelling Word: mansion
read [Esc]  n. one who makes great sacrifices or suffers to further belief or principle; one who endures great suffering


Spelling Word: martyr
read [Esc]  n. state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; arrival of the time fixed for payment


Spelling Word: maturity
read [Esc]  n. the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement; negotiation to resolve differences


Spelling Word: mediation
read [Esc]  a. relating to the study or practice of medicine


Spelling Word: medical
read [Esc]  n. objects for sale; goods


Spelling Word: merchandise
read [Esc]  n. virtue; admirable quality or attribute; credit


Spelling Word: merit
read [Esc]  n. activities that are enjoyable or amusing; a gay feeling


Spelling Word: merriment
read [Esc]  a. very small; model that represents something in a greatly reduced size


Spelling Word: miniature
read [Esc]  a. causing mischief; harmful; hurtful; troublesome; irritating


Spelling Word: mischievous
read [Esc]  n. a stingy hoarder of money and possessions, often living miserably


Spelling Word: miser
read [Esc]  n. weapon that is thrown or projected; rocket carrying instruments or warhead


Spelling Word: missile
read [Esc]  n. uniformity or lack of variation; continual increase, or continual decrease; tedium as a result of repetition


Spelling Word: monotony
read [Esc]  n. a ray of moonlight


Spelling Word: moonbeam
read [Esc]  n. transferring property title as security for the repayment of a loan


Spelling Word: mortgage
read [Esc]  a. metropolitan; civic; having local self-government


Spelling Word: municipal
read [Esc]  n. story; art, technique, or process of telling story


Spelling Word: narrative
read [Esc]  n. a creation created or assembled by needle and thread; work, such as sewing or embroidery, that is done with a needle


Spelling Word: needlework
read [Esc]  n. a nearby object of the same kind; a person who lives near another


Spelling Word: neighbor
read [Esc]  ad. in a composed and unconcerned manner


Spelling Word: nonchalantly
read [Esc]  n. something that annoys or gives trouble and vexation; something that is offensive or noxious


Spelling Word: nuisance
read [Esc]  n. one that opposes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress


Spelling Word: obstacle
read [Esc]  ad. now and then; from time to time; infrequently; irregularly


Spelling Word: occasionally
read [Esc]  v. inhabit; live in a certain place; be present in; be inside of


Spelling Word: occupy
read [Esc]  n. scent; property or quality of a thing that affects, stimulates, or is perceived by the sense of smell


Spelling Word: odor
read [Esc]  a. causing anger, displeasure, resentment, or affront


Spelling Word: offensive
read [Esc]  n. cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin


Spelling Word: oilcloth