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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. Firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition
2. To influence or alter.
3. Approaching; drawing near; about to happen
4. An individual step, or stage, in any process or scale of values.
5. So difficult or taxing as to make one exhausted; backbreaking.
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