List 18
Word Practice Sentence Type
scallop The scallop fisherman are meeting with the officials. Basic
propensity The propensity to become overwhelmed in this job is great. Basic
requisition We will send the requisition to the file office. Basic
cuckoo The cuckoo made funny noises. Basic
observatory The observatory will be open until sundown. Basic
minimize You should minimize the window to see what is behind it. Basic
tolerance Her tolerance for loud music is very high. Basic
recovery The recovery time for knee surgery is a bit long. Basic
imprecisely The measurements were taken too imprecisely to rely on. Basic
depravity This kind of depravity cannot go unpunished. Basic
proposition The proposition was approved by the majority. Basic
eligible I am eligible for unemployment benefits. Basic
citadel The citadel was built over 200 years ago. Basic
shipwreck The shipwreck was found and all survivors rescued. Basic
glimpse I caught a glimpse of a celebrity. Basic
perpendicular The street is perpendicular to the fountain. Challenge
perfunctory The perfunctory party was awkward and strange. Challenge
desiccated We will buy desiccated fruit for the recipe. Challenge
artifice He hoped no one would discover the artifice used to deceive his clients. Challenge
plethora There is a plethora of foods available at the buffet. Challenge

Ninth Grade Spelling Lists