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Grade 12 Context Clues
I have a very altruistic friend. Therefore, my friend would be likely to:
  1. beat up a homeless man
  2. lose his money in a casino
  3. volunteer at a shelter
  4. ace a test
Grade 12 Context Clues
"Native American's rights to sacred land can not by abrogated by the U.S. Government."

What does ABROGATE mean?
  1. to abolish
  2. to weaken something
  3. to have a harmful effect
  4. to fight or argue
Grade 12 Context Clues
Grade 12 Context Clues
"Donald Trump, whether you like him or not, possesses a remarkable business acumen." What does acumen mean?
  1. use of unnecessary words or speech
  2. quickness or keenness of judgment or insight
  3. argumentativeness
  4. a bad attitude
Grade 12 Context Clues
"Mr. Brooks lived an abstemious way of life." What does abstemious mean?
  1. successful or prosperous
  2. surly
  3. argumentative or ready to fight
  4. moderate and sparingly
Grade 12 Context Clues
"The defendant abjured his testimony."

What does ABJURE mean in this sentence?
  1. lacking or marked by a lack of self-confidence
  2. deception by trickery
  3. renounce under oath
  4. misrepresent
Grade 12 Context Clues
In which of these life situations could "assailed" be used correctly?
  1. When I chose the orange shirt instead of the blue one
  2. When Jennie snapped her gum loudly in class
  3. The time the 3-year old acted silly in the store
  4. When my coach yelled at me for missing the interception
  5. When my cat gently purred in her bed
Grade 12 Context Clues
Grade 12 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.11-12.4

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In line 69, the speaker says "And in deportment meek as any maid."
The word DEPORTMENT as used in the line most likely means...
  1. The act of removing someone from a country
  2. To expel
  3. A person's manners
  4. Conducting oneself in a certain manner
Grade 12 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.11-12.4

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Grade 12 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.11-12.4

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The poem itself is seen as an aphorism. An aphorism most likely means...
  1. A concise observation about life or a scientific truth
  2. An allusion to a literary work
  3. A comparison between two unlike objects
  4. The personification of inanimate objects and ideas
Grade 12 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.11-12.4

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The Knight's son is a squire. The word squire in the context of this passage most likely means...
  1. A man of high social standing
  2. A woman's escort
  3. A knight's apprentice
  4. A person involved in a romantic relationship
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