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

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