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. So difficult or taxing as to make one exhausted; backbreaking.
2. Hidden, secret
3. Specifically, giving indication of a coming ill; being an evil omen
4. To make sure or certain of something (usually some future event or condition).
5. To bring down the size, quantity, value or intensity of something; to diminish, to lower, to impair.
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