Eighth Grade Spelling Lists

List 29
Word Practice Sentence Type
pristine I enjoyed photographing the pristine lake. Basic
comparable These products are comparable to those over there. Basic
Nebraska The capital of Nebraska is Lincoln. Basic
argument We don't need to get involved in an argument. Basic
demographic The demographic data has helped us develop the city. Basic
equipment This equipment is too old. Basic
refreshment She was offered a refreshment already. Basic
everyday We jog every day. Basic
culprit The culprit was apprehended last night. Basic
disastrous The release of information had a disastrous effect. Basic
perjury Be careful not to commit perjury. Basic
stubborn The stubborn old man would not change his mind. Basic
exceptional His musical talents are exceptional. Basic
negate I don't want to negate all the work you've put into the project. Basic
injury The injury will heal faster than expected. Basic
manipulate She will try to manipulate you into helping her. Basic
traversed We have traversed the world in just two years. Challenge
investigate The reporter will investigate the shady company. Challenge
competent He is very competent and would make a great employee. Challenge
unavoidable The lawsuit was unavoidable. Challenge
voracious He had a voracious appetite. Challenge
salient The salient point of the case helped us win. Challengee