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. Everyday; commonplace.
2. To divide (a geographic area) into voting districts so as to give unfair advantage to one party in elections.
3. The use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language.
4. Attended by favorable circumstances; propitious.
5. A reproductive cell having the haploid number of chromosomes, especially a mature sperm or egg capable of fusing with a gamete of the opposite sex to produce the fertilized egg.