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100

The witness began to PREVARICATE when questioned under oath. He hesitated instead of answering right away. 

Using context clues, what does PREVARICATE mean?

hesitate

100

For the project, the teacher said the design was UNALTERABLE, but the color could be changed. 

Using context clues, what does the word UNALTERABLE mean?

changeable

100

The student in Ms. Gloppen's Communication's class ASPIRES, or aims to achieve, spending the next four years at Harvard University. 

Using context clues, what does ASPIRE mean?

aims to achieve

100

Samantha is so BROG that she gets an A on almost every test. 

Using context clues, what does BROG mean?

smart

100

The children in the science class worked together as a team. The great SYNERGY that was created made the project a huge success. 

Using context clues, what does SYNERGY mean?

teamwork

200

Hurricane Katrina caused a great CATACLYSM - New Orleans was a disaster. 

Using context clues, what does CATACLYSM mean?

disaster

200

The lead dog was so INCOMPETENT that he had to be replaced by one that was more useful to the pack. 

Using context clues, what does the word INCOMPETENT mean?

useless, stupid

200

Ms. Gloppen was very disappointed to see a student not wearing their ID. She CHIDED him in the hallway, meaning she expressed her disapproval. 

Using context clues, what does CHIDED mean?

expressed her disapproval

200

My WEEPLE wags his tail every time someone calls his name. 

Using context clues, what is a WEEPLE?

dog

200

Supporting details hold up the main idea in a paragraph or piece of writing, just like the pillars of the Parthenon BUTTRESS the top layer. 

Using context clues, what does buttress mean?

support, hold up

300

Ashley stared at the newest style of jeans in the catalog. She just had to have them. Her birthday money was not quite enough to cover the expense. Although she didn't want to GROVEL, she decided to plead with her parents for the money to buy them. 

Using context clues, what does the word GROVEL mean?

plead; beg

300

Although she was SKEPTICAL about our plan at first, she finally believed that it would be a good idea. 

Using context clues, what does the word SKEPTICAL mean?

doubtful

300

The factory supervisor demanded an INSPECTION, or a careful and critical examination, of all of the meats processed each day. 

Using context clues, what does inspection mean?

a careful and critical examination

300

Tomorrow I'm going to the FLOZ to get some food for the week. 

Using context clues, what is the FLOZ?

grocery store

300

A man sued a toddler for accidentally scuffing his shoes, but the judge found that the lawsuit was FRIVOLOUS and dismissed the case.

Using context clues, what does FRIVOLOUS mean?

silly, unimportant

400

The events for the conference were listed in CHRONOLOGICAL order. They began with the first event of the day and ended with the closing ceremonies in the evening. 

Using context clues, what does CHRONOLOGICAL mean?

in order of time

400

The sight of the OMINOUS clouds told us that clear weather was far from our area. 

Using context clues, what does the word OMINOUS mean?

stormy or dark

400

There are many speculations, or theories, about what made the Ice Ages happen. 

Using context clues, what does speculations mean?

theories

400

No repairs were needed for the old car because it was in ZOOSH condition. 

What is ZOOSH?

perfect; good

400

Ms. Trangle explained to her math class how fractions divide a whole into different parts. Hawa, as a good math student, CLEAVED the pie chart into eight pieces. 

Using context clues, what does CLEAVED mean?

to cut into parts

500

The young man had a ROBUST appearance; that is, strong and healthy. 

Using context clues, what does ROBUST mean?

strong; healthy

500

Some people are RETICENT, while others talk about their feelings freely. 

Using context clues, what does the word RETICENT mean?

secretive

500

What are the different types of Context Clues? 

Inference, Definition, Example, Antonyms, and Synonym 

500

Sarah is so SLEN. She often complains when the teacher doesn't call on her. Every day she whines constantly.

What is SLEN?

annoying; whiny

500

Mr. Covert will not accept answers in his class unless the students are able to support their answers with evidence from the text. He told the students they must CORROBORATE their statements related to the text. 

Using context clues, what does CORROBORATE mean?

to make more certain or confirm

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