Which Part of Speech?

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Can you name the part of speech (verb, noun, pronoun, adverb, adjective, preposition, conjunction, or interjection) for the specified word?

Updated Jun 12, 2015

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SentencePart of SpeechWord
People moved slowly then.moved
Inside the house lived a malevolent phantom.Inside
Atticus's voice was flinty.flinty
'Your father does not know how to teach.'does
She was a Graham from Montgomery.was
When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.badly
Dill was a curiosity.curiosity
Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it.but
'I'm Charles Baker Harris,' he said. 'I can read.'can
Thus we came to know Dill as a pocket Merlin, whose head teemed with eccentric plans, strange longings, and quaint fancies.fancies
Jem gave a reasonable description of Boo.Boo
The old house was the same, droopy and sick, but as we stared down the street we thought we saw an inside shutter move. droopy
Miss Caroline apparently thought I was lying.apparently
Jem was the product of their first year of marriage.first
Dill left us early in September, to return to Meridian.early
'Were you ever a turtle, huh?'huh
'Huh, sir?'Huh
Our father said we were both right.said
That was the summer Dill came to us.That
'Folks call me Dill,' said Dill, struggling under the fence.under

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