repoint

/ (ˌriːˈpɔɪnt) /

verb

(tr) to repair the joints of (brickwork, masonry, etc) with mortar or cement

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
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Example sentences from the Web for repoint

  • Repoint the foundations, inside and out, with a rich cement mortar to seal any cracks through which the wind might penetrate.

    If You're Going to Live in the Country|Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  • They are regular arrows, but I made the man shorten them so as to suit the bow, and then repoint them.

    Won by the Sword|G.A. Henty
  • Repoint all existing brickwork, interior & exterior, as may be requisite.

  • For two hours nearly he wrote away steadily, rarely changing or erasing a word, stopping only to repoint the lead of his pencil.