Spelling list #8 Flashcards


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Spelling list #8. February 8, 2023
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Pious

  • Pahy-uhs
  • Deeply religious
  • She is a pious follower of the faith, never missing her prayers

2

Ordained

  • Awr-dayned
  • Ordered or decreed; announced (ordain, ordains, ordaning)
  • She is and ordained minister

3

Persisted

  • Per-sist-ed
  • Continued firmly or steadily (persist, persists, persisting)
  • She had turned him down for a date before, but he persisted and asked her again

4

Stunted

  • Stuhn-tid
  • Not properly grown (stunt, stunts)
  • The heart condition had stunted his growth a bit

5

Expired

  • Ik-spahyurd-ed
  • Died (expire, expires, expiring)
  • I was on a three-year contract that expired last week

6

Algonquins

  • Al-gong-kwins
  • North American Indians from parts of Canada who believed in a Great Spirit
  • The Indians of central Alberta are chiefly plain Crees, a tribe of Algonquin stock

7

Wigwam

  • Wig-wom
  • A dome-shaped hut used by some North American Indian peoples
  • You can buy bamboo wigwams for your climbersam

8

Moccasin

  • Mok-uh-sins
  • Soft, leather shoes/ slippers without a heel (moccasin)
  • broke a branch and pawed the moccasin toward me and picked it up and went back to the horses

9

Wamum

  • Wom-ouhm
  • Small beads made from shells stung together to be worn or used as money by North American Indians
  • Wampum was of two colors, dark purple and white, of cylindrical form, averaging a quarter of an inch in length, and about half that in diameter

10

Azure

  • Azh-er
  • Like the color of the sky; bright blue
  • The once azure skies of Athens have been ruined by atmospheric pollution.

11

Pavilion

  • Puh-vil-yuhn
  • A large tent or shelter, often highly decorated
  • Numerous picnic tables and pavilions are available along the shore of the lake

12

Herald

  • Her-uhld
  • The person in a king's court who makes official announcements
  • The early flowers are herald of spring

13

Compare

  • Kuhm-pair
  • How things are same or alike

14

Contrast

  • Kuhn-trast
  • How things are different or unalike
  • She was in striking contrast of Wolf Larsen

15

Character types

  • Char-act-er Types
  • Recognizeable, unchanging figures whom readers meet over and over again in one story after another
  • Mr.Bartman has a great character type