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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. Warlike in manner or temperament; pugnacious.
2. The lowest point
3. Lacking or marked by a lack of self-confidence; shy and timid.
4. Overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance.
5. A plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the cone.
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