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7th & 8th Grade Spelling

We will be testing over spelling list 17 on Friday, January 13, 2012.

 

Spelling list 17:

1.  isle - an island

2.  jeer - to speak mockingly

3.  canal - a man made waterway

4.  wren - a small brownish songbird

5.  ooze - to leak out slowly

6.  chorus - the repeated part of a song

7.  whiz - to move swiftly with a whirring sound

8.  choir - a group of singers

9.  aisle - a passageway between rows of seats

10.  waif - a homeless child

11.  adorn - to decorate

12.  yield - to give up to another

13.  onyx - a gemstone

14.  quench - to put out (as a fire)

15.  tinge - to apply a trace of color to

16.  lynx - a whildcat with a short tail and tufted ears

17.  wharf - a landing place for ships

18.  cough - to expel air from the lungs suddenly and noisily

19.  argue - to quarrel

20.  data - factual information

 

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