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Click on the correct answer in the quiz below.
Then see if you can find the word in your newspaper -- the print edition, the website or the digital edition and copy the sentence for context. NOTE: High School words are much harder to find!
1. The fervor or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.
2. To make smaller.
3. Something small enough to escape casual notice.
4. Anything that assures a certain outcome.
5. Dark or dreary in character; joyless, and grim.
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