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100

If the lightbulb is too dim to illuminate the room, it should be replaced. 

Using context clues, what does illuminate mean?

light up

100

I needed some extra support, in my math class. I didn't totally understand the problems.   

Using context clues, what does support mean?

help

100

The private files were marked 'confidential.'  

Using context clues, what does confidential mean?

private

100

My sister always sleeps with the door closed, but I prefer to sleep with it slightly ajar.  

Using context clues, what does ajar mean?

open

100

SUN


LIGHTBULB

200

We do not like how the animals in the circus are treated, so our plan is to boycott the circus.  

Using context clues, what does boycott mean?

refuse to support

200

The father and son collected kindling, so they could start a campfire. They got it from underneath a tree and broke it into little pieces. 

Using context clues, what does kindling mean?

dry twigs and sticks

200

Lisa hates all types of seafood.  She detests tuna just as much as she dislikes shrimp.  

Using context clues, what does detest mean?

dislikes

200

I love chocolate cake, however I absolutely loathe vanilla icing.  

Using context clues what does loathe mean?

hate

200

TOUCAN


LION

300

The company had to demolish, the building to make room for the new parking lot. They used a wrecking ball. 

Using context clues, what does demolish mean?

destroy

300

In the past month we have had almost every type of precipitation, including rain, sleet, snow, and hail.  

Using context clues, what does precipitation mean?

rain, sleet, snow, and hail

300

Lean fats are essential to a healthy diet. Vegetables are very necessary too.  

Using context clues, what does essential mean?

necessary

300

Last night I had copious amounts of homework, but tonight I don’t have any!  

Using context clues, what does copious mean?

A lot

300

TEACHER


GRANDMA

400

Anna has always wanted to become a doctor. She has had straight A's since pre-k. The best way to describe Anna is she is ambitious.

Using context clues, what does ambitious mean?

someone who works hard and is driven to succeed

400

We will be camping for 2 weeks. Are you sure we packed enough provisions?

 Using context clues what does provisions mean?

supplies

400

The old man ambled slowly down the path while his dog strolled next to him.  

Using context clues, what does amble mean?

walked

400

The Sahara Desert has scorching temperatures during the day; however, at night it can be quite chilly.  

Using context clues, what does scorching mean?

very hot

400

BLANKET


PILLOW

500

He made a lot of bad choices and knew that he may get in trouble with the police. He knew his future was precarious. 

Using context clues, what does precarious mean?

likely to fall apart

500

Lou was sent to the haberdashery to find a new suit. He needed to wear one for his uncle’s wedding.  

Using context clues, what does haberdashery mean?


a place where clothes for men are sold

500

It was an ordinary house. Like the one next to it, it didn’t stand out.  

Using context clues, what does ordinary mean?

doesn't stand out

500

Our last principal was very lax with the rules, unlike our new principal who makes sure we follow them all.  

Using context clues, what does lax mean?

lenient, easy-going, not strict

500

FRIDGE


OVEN

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