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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.  Using context clues, what does support mean?

help

100

Asia is the largest continent, and Australia is the smallest. Using context clues, what does continent mean?

land area

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

The factory produces 100 dolls a day. Produces means...

makes

200

The man walked down the long corridor in the dark building.  Using context clues, what does corridor mean?

hall

200

The father and son collected kindling, so they could start a campfire. 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 shrimp.  Using context clues, what does detest mean?

dislikes

200

I love chocolate cake, but on the other hand, I absolutely loathe vanilla icing.  Using context clues what does loathe mean?

hate

200

Mary left her umbrella at her friend's house so she got drenched during the rain storm on her way home. Drench means...

soak, wet, wet down, got wet

300

The company had to demolish, the building to make room for the new parking lot.  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?

water from the sky

300

Lean fats are essential to a healthy diet. Vegetables are important too.  Using context clues, what does essential mean?

necessary

300

Our class has a strategy for raising money for our class party. Using context clues, what does strategy mean?

plan

300

Because he chose to not do his homework; Henry received a consequence from his teacher. Consequence means.....

aftereffect, punishment, result, effect, outcome

400

Jack is approximately 9 years old. Using context clues, what does approximately mean?

about

400

She turned her biggest foe into her best friend.   Using context clues what does foe mean?

enemy

400

The old man ambled slowly down the path with his dog 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

The bear’s impending hibernation caused him to pack on extra pounds to keep him warm during the extremely cold winter in his dark cave.

What does hibernation mean?

to pass the winter in a torpid or resting state 

to be or become inactive or dormant


500

My sister's eyes resemble our mother's eyes.  Using context clues, what does resemble mean?

look like

500

The stars were brilliant in the clear night sky.  Using context clues, what does brilliant mean?


bright

500

It was an ordinary house. Like the one next to it, it didn’t stand out.  Using context clues, what does ordinary mean?

normal, ordinary

500

A twister blew down the barn during a bad storm.  Using context clues, what does twister mean?

tornado

500

The apprehensive student sat with his pencil tightly gripped in his hand as he waited for his teacher to give him his final exam.

What does apprehensive mean?

nervous or anxious.


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