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!
► Deception by trickery or sophistry.
► The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning.
► Attended by favorable circumstances; propitious.
► To seize another’s place, authority, or possession wrongfully.
► Government by a few, especially by a small faction of persons or families.
► A dramatic or literary form of discourse in which a character talks to himself or herself or reveals his or her thoughts without addressing a listener.
► Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy.
► An advocate of the extension of political voting rights, especially to women.
► Overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance.
► To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority.
► To endow with the rights of citizenship, especially the right to vote.
► A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or foreign peoples.
► Lacking social polish; tactless.
► The clear, yellowish fluid portion of blood, lymph, or intramuscular fluid in which cells are suspended.
► To divide (a geographic area) into voting districts so as to give unfair advantage to one party in elections.
► Vacuously, smugly, and unconsciously foolish.
► Cheerfully confident; optimistic.
► Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth:
► Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight.
► Having one’s true identity concealed.