List 14
Word Practice Sentence Type
tortoiseshell The tortoiseshell necklace is worth a lot of money. Basic
prejudice He showed a clear prejudice toward the new group of kids. Basic
steeplechase She will compete in the steeplechase. Basic
exclamatory Her exclamatory remark was heard all the way across the room. Basic
redundant Those cables are redundant. Basic
Britain I'd love to visit Britain someday. Basic
consistency We need more consistency in our menu items to bring back customers. Basic
terminal The man had a terminal illness. Basic
fragile The vase is fragile. Basic
apportion To apportion means to divide and allocate. Basic
positively We positively identified the burglar. Basic
ritualism The tribe practiced a great deal of ritualism. Basic
contrite She was acting contrite and was feeling guilty. Basic
vacuum I need to vacuum the carpet. Basic
upbraid To upbraid means to criticize severely or scold. Basic
inconsolable She was inconsolable over losing her kitten. Challenge
gazetteer I found the geographical information in the gazetteer. Challenge
tricuspid The woman has a problem in her tricuspid valve. Challenge
tarantula I would hate to have a tarantula as a pet. Challenge
epidermis A characteristic rash can be found on the epidermis. Challenge

Ninth Grade Spelling Lists