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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. To increase the positive charge or valence of (an element) by removing electrons.
2. Everyday; commonplace.
3. A form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life,
4. Lacking serious purpose or occupation; idle.
5. The use of obstructionist tactics, especially prolonged speechmaking, for the purpose of delaying legislative action.
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