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Selkirk 8th Grade Spelling #1 - 18/19

Use this quizlet to study the spelling words for 8th grade vocabulary test #1.
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want
For Christmas, I ___________ a new iPod.
wanted
I ___________ to be on time, but my alarm didn't go off.
when
I screamed __________ I saw the zombie.
went
I ______________ to the store to buy some eggs.
than
I would rather read a book ______________ play a video game.
then
First I did the dishes, and _________ I put them away.
machine
I invented a ____________ to paint the house on its own.
onion
Adding an _______________ to the recipe will give it more flavor.
union
A marriage is a _____________ between two people.
animal
I could see that an ____________ had torn into the garbage, and I believed it was probably a racoon.
problem
I could not decide which was the best solution to my ________________
begin
In any story, it helps to _________ at the beginning.
weeks
I find it difficult to wait the four _____________ between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
points
I added three __________ to our score after we won the first round of the game.
respect
I showed _____________ to my mother by asking her permission before I went out with my friends.
certainly
I was _____________ not pleased with his rudeness.
ideas
We had several good _____________ about how to solve the issue.
industrial
All the truck repair shops were in the ___________ part of town, with no homes nearby.
methods
Although I had never seen anyone use his ____________ before, they did work to get the job done.
operation
We planned a complex _______________ with many steps and people involved in order to complete our task.
addition
I used simple ___________ to figure out how many people were in the two rooms combined.
association
I was a member of an _________________ of teachers.
combine
In order to make papeir mache, you must ____________ flour and water to bind the paper.
knowledge
My in depth _____________ of marine life came in handy when I worked as a reef biologist.
decided
I ______________ to go to the movies even though I knew I would be up rather late.
temperature
The _______________ outside began to drop as summer ended and autumn began.
statement
I made a simple ______________ to the police to explain what I had witnessed.
yes
I need my mom to say ___________ to my plan or I might get into trouble.
below
I put my books on the shelf ___________ below the plants, because I thought the plants would be able to get more light on a higher shelf.
game
I wanted the play Monopoly, because it is my favorite board _____________.
nearly
We _____________ hit an oncoming vehicle as we came around the corner too fast.