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. Dark or dreary in character; joyless, and grim.
2. Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable.
3. To sway back and forth; to totter or reel.
4. Progress toward a goal.
5. To bring down the size, quantity, value or intensity of something; to diminish, to lower, to impair.
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