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. An opponent or rival.
2. The power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions.
3. Progress toward a goal.
4. To cause to take physical form, or to cause an object to appear.
5. Specifically, giving indication of a coming ill; being an evil omen
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