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Spelling Bee Grade 3 Word List - AFPCS - spelling words for 1st graders

Spelling Bee Grade 3 Word List - AFPCS-spelling words for 1st graders

Spelling Bee Grade 3 Word List
abode noun /bd/
1 1. A place of residence; a house or home
2. Mary's family lived in a humble abode.
academy noun /kadm/
2 A place of study or training in a special field
Dr. Smith studied medicine at a very well-known academy.
afford verb /f?rd/
3 Have enough money to pay for
The family could afford a nice long vacation at Disneyland.
amnesia noun \am-n-zh\
4 Loss of memory due usually to brain injury, shock, fatigue, repression, or illness
In the movie Anastasia, the main character suffered amnesia after an injury to her head
angst noun /aNG(k)st/
5 A feeling of persistent worry about something trivial
Financial experts expressed their angst at the crumbling world economy.
aquatic adj \-kw?-tik\
6 Growing or living in or frequenting water
Sara has a fascination with aquatic creatures.
astronaut noun /astrn?t/
7 A person who is trained to travel in a spacecraft
The astronaut landed and walked on the moon.
avenue noun /avn /
8 A broad road in a town or city, typically having trees at regular intervals along its sides
Mark walked down the quiet avenue until he reached his house.
beautiful adj \by?-ti-fl\
9 Having qualities of beauty : exciting aesthetic pleasure
This is a beautiful day for a picnic.
believe verb \b-lv\
10 To accept something as true, genuine, or real
I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw all the snow.
blooming noun /bl m /
11 flourishing; prospering
The spring flowers began blooming as the warm sun filled the air.
bridle noun /brdl/
12 The headgear used to control a horse, consisting of buckled straps to which a bit and reins are attached
The horse's bridle was slipped over his head and buckled tightly.
Spelling Bee Grade 3 Word List
calendar noun \ka-ln-dr\
A system for fixing the beginning, length, and divisions of the civil year and arranging days and longer
13 divisions of time (as weeks and months) in a definite order
The school calendar runs from September through May.
cereal adj. \sir--l\
14 Relating to grain or to the plants that produce it; also: made of grain
Some kinds of cereal have a lot of added sugar.
challenge verb \cha-lnj\
15 To order to stop and prove identity
The work doesn't challenge him anymore, and he's often bored.
champion noun /CHampn/
16 A person who has defeated or surpassed all rivals in a competition, esp. in sports
After spelling all words correctly, Amy was the Spelling Bee Champion.
chemist noun \ke-mist\
17 One trained in chemistry
Let's ask the chemist whether it's safe to mix these two chemicals.
chronic adj. \kr?-nik\
18 Marked by long duration or frequent recurrence
He suffers from chronic arthritis.
circuit noun \sr-kt\
19 A moving or revolving around
It takes a year for the Earth to make one circuit around the sun.
clearinghouse noun /kl r h us/
20 An agency or organization that collects and distributes something, esp. information
The website is an online clearinghouse where teachers can submit ideas for materials or expenses that
their students need to learn.
colony noun /k?ln/
21 A group of people living in such a country or area, consisting of the original settlers and their
descendants and successors
An ant colony is usually divided up amongst castes or social classes
combination noun /k?mbnSHn/
22 The act or an instance of combining; the process of being combined
The lasagna sauce consisted of the prefect combination of tomatoes and spices.
could verb /k d/
23 Used to indicate possibility
The dog could either run or walk up the hill.
court noun /k?rt/
24 A tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases
Steve was scheduled to appear in court to settle the lawsuit.
Spelling Bee Grade 3 Word List
cousin noun /kzn/
25 A child of one's uncle or aunt
Tommy's cousin lives with his Uncle and Aunt in Texas.
coyote noun \k--t\
26 A buff-gray to reddish-gray North American canid (Canis latrans) closely related to but smaller than the
The coyote chased the rabbit across the field.
cushion noun ku -shn\
27 A soft pillow or pad usually used for sitting, reclining, or kneeling
There is a cushion on the chair to make it more comfortable.
definitely adverb \de-f-nit-l\
28 Having distinct or certain limits
I will definitely win the next round in the Spelling Bee.
delicious adj. /d l SHs/
29 Highly pleasant to the taste.
The chocolate cake was delicious.
design verb \di-zn\
30 To think up and plan out in the mind
They thought they could design the perfect dress to wear to the dance.
disappear verb \dis--pir\
31 To pass from view
These problems won't just disappear by themselves.
discourage verb \dis-kr-ij,\
32 To lessen the courage or confidence of
Try not to let losing discourage you.
earring noun \ir-r \
33 An ornament for the ear and especially the earlobe
The lady wore a beautiful earring.
emotion noun / mSHn/
34 Any of the particular feelings that characterize such a state of mind, such as joy, anger, love, hate, horror,
He showed no emotion at the comment.
emphasis noun \em(p)-f-ss\
35 Forcefulness of expression
Their emphasis is on long-term growth.
emptied verb /mp teed/
36 Remove all the contents of (a container)
The janitor emptied all of the office's trashcans.

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