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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 use of obstructionist tactics, especially prolonged speechmaking, for the purpose of delaying legislative action.
2. Attended by favorable circumstances; propitious.
3. To show servile deference.
4. Of or relating to a holding of something in trust for another.
5. Everyday; commonplace.
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