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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. Characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion or conviction; fervid.
2. Vacuously, smugly, and unconsciously foolish.
3. Characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness.
4. The predominant influence, as of a state, region, or group, over another or others.
5. The lowest point
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