Resources for Teachers and Students
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. Disappointingly inadequate; gloomy and bleak.
2. Displeasing to the eye
3. Salty or slightly salty, as a mixture of fresh and sea water, such as that found in estuaries
4. To overpower; to subdue; to put down.
5. To notice or view, especially carefully or with attention to detail.
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