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. To make an accusation against.
3. Overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance.
4. A plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the cone.
5. The use of obstructionist tactics, especially prolonged speechmaking, for the purpose of delaying legislative action.
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