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Vocabulary in Context

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    Define a vocabulary word used within context.
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  • After the boy climbed to the top of the massive BOULDER, he laid down and rested on it for a while.
    a large rock
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  • My mom PERMITTED me to go to the dance because I did all of my homework the week before.
    allowed
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  • My mom said that we could ADOPT a puppy on Saturday.
    to accept as your own
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  • If I get accused of taking the girl’s iPhone, I will DENY it.
    to not accept fault
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  • My brother yelled at me when he lost the game, which MAGNIFIED his problem and got him into trouble.
    to make bigger
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  • Panda bears are ENDANGERED species.
    Close to going extinct
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  • The cat died because it had a DISEASE that we weren’t able to treat.
    A serious illness
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  • The student AVOIDED going into class because he was nervous to see his classmates.
    to stay away from
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  • The boy HESITATED before walking into the store, because he had forgotten what he needed to buy.
    to pause
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  • I will COMBINE all the ingredients to make the most delicious Christmas cookies.
    to mix together
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  • On Saturday I will go to Target and Ralph’s to APPLY for a summer job.
    to sign up for
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  • Because the student did so well on the spelling bee, she will ADVANCE to the next round of the competition.
    go forward
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  • I spotted an alligator in the MARSH.
    swampy land
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  • It’s my grandpa’s OPINION that my grandma makes the best blueberry pancakes in the county.
    belief (not a fact)
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  • The newborn baby was ALERT.
    wide awake and attentive
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  • The NARRATOR's voice was perfect for the thrilling story.
    the teller of a story
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  • The TENANT made sure to pay his rent on time every month.
    person renting property
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  • Our OPPONENT showed up for the game late!
    person or team you're playing against
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  • We made a $100 PROFIT from the fund raiser.
    money made after paying bills
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  • I am an AMATEUR at painting.
    beginner
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  • After doing much research, the woman learned that her ANCESTORS are from Germany.
    relatives that came decades and centuries before you
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  • It was an INSULT to the woman, when the child said that her cookies were gross.
    something said to hurt someone
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