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Vocabulary in Context


Using context clues for help, choose the letter of the best meaning for each bold, italicized word.


Value: 5
A sibling may charge a brother or sister of taking his or her I Pad if the device goes missing.



Value: 5
Some people who say they rescue animals may, in fact, be cruel to them instead by cramming them into small cages, feeding them inadequately, and harming them when they make too much noise.



Value: 5
San Francisco's population was agitated, or disrupted, when an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale occured overnight.



Value: 5
The soothing, or tranquil, music made the class participants feel calm.



Value: 5
The instructor was so ambiguous when answering the question that the class members still had no idea what she meant.



Value: 5
The cashier became so angry when falsely accused of theft that she stamped her feet and began to cry. In no way did she feel complacent about the situation.



Value: 5
Before attending the presentation with a speaker known to be very boring, an audience member remarked ironically, "This will be the most exciting lecture ever!"



Value: 5
Rehabilitation for drug addiction may include therapy with a candid psychologist. The psychologist begins with open and sincere questions and conversations about the individual's problems.



Value: 5
Most human beings are awake during the day and sleep all night. Owls live the opposite way. Owls are nocturnal, which means that they sleep all day and stay awake at night.



Value: 5
Stacey was content with staying home and reading a good book as opposed to going out with friends and drinking all night.


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