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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. To stick out
2. Something small enough to escape casual notice.
3. To set fire to (something), to light (something)
4. To bring down the size, quantity, value or intensity of something; to diminish, to lower, to impair.
5. Scattered fragments, typically of something wrecked or destroyed
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