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 repeat in concise form. To make a summary.
2. Warlike in manner or temperament; pugnacious.
3. The lowest point
4. To remove erroneous, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material from (a book, for example) before publication.
5. The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning.
Lessons & Classroom Activities
Resources by grade level
Online Reference Guides