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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 affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness.
2. Having a harmful effect; injurious.
3. The clear, yellowish fluid portion of blood, lymph, or intramuscular fluid in which cells are suspended.
4. The lowest point
5. Belonging to the period before a war, especially the American Civil War.
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