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!
► The main character in a drama or other literary work.
► Something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition.
► An elevated, comparatively level expanse of land; a tableland.
► A disorderly commotion or disturbance.
► The distance that light travels in a vacuum in one year.
► Having a backbone or spinal column.
► A picture or decorative design made by setting small colored pieces, as of stone or tile, into a surface.
► Any of various nonplacental mammals, including kangaroos, opossums, bandicoots, and wombats, found principally in Australia and the Americas.
► A state of uncertainty or perplexity.
► A relationship of mutual benefit or dependence.
► Incorrectness of reasoning or belief
► Relating to a system of writing, such as that of ancient Egypt, in which pictorial symbols are used to represent meaning or sounds or a combination of meaning and sound.
► An ammunition belt, worn over the shoulder, having loops or pockets for cartridges.
► The food-conducting tissue of vascular plants, consisting of sieve tubes, fibers, parenchyma, and sclereids.
► Not subject to an obligation imposed on others; exempt.
► An unstable, poisonous allotrope of oxygen.
► The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
► To pound, crush, or grind to a powder or dust.
► The distribution of energy emitted by a radiant source, arranged in order of wavelengths.
► The act of resting or the state of being at rest.