More Context Clues : Synonym- Example-definition- Contrast

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  • 1. 
    This tape you gave me doesn’t work at all! I can’t get a single poster to adhere to the wall. I’m going to have to use my staple gun.which word has the same meaning of 'stick'
  • 2. 
    The changes in the program were ____________, essential, and important. uselesssignificantpowerful
  • 3. 
    Owls are _______________; they fly around and look for food at night. Nocturnal :active during the nightwild birds lazy creatures
  • 4. 
         Often _______________ (outside) forces cause changes in one’s life. internalexternalessential
  • 5. 
       Near the end of the semester, students often feel ______________ with work; I too, felt overwhelmed with my workload. excitedsubduedlazy
  • 6. 
    Patty loves to use an abundant amount of garlic in her cooking. Almost any time you approach her kitchen, the aroma of that famous plant is unmistakable. which word has the same meaning of 'smell'
  • 7. 
    When going to an office party you should show your best decorum, for example, dress your best, drink and eat moderately, and be sure to thank the host before you leave.decorum could possibly meanBest dressill mannersappropriate behaviour
  • 8. 
      I have always lived in cubbyholes. After moving away from home, my first apartment was just a cubbyhole in a large building. It was no more that 8' by 12' and had a bed in one corner. My second was no more that a large walk-in closet. My current one is about 10 feet long by 12 feet wide, but it at least has two rooms.cubbyhole could possibly meana small housea big housea small space
  • 9. 
      The floors of the restaurant were extremely scuzzy. They were covered with spilled grease, crumbs of food, and cigarette butts.scuzzy could possibly mean:nastydirtysmelly
  • 10. 
        In order to _____________, or reduce, stress, it is important to exercise.  vitalassurealleviate
  • 11. 
      Over the past ____________ (ten years), my son has grown up. centurydecadegeneration
  • 12. 
          Her speech was _______________. She was so smooth-spoken.  tougheloquentcomplicated
  • 13. 
    I __________ traffic jams. I love it when my drive to work is quick and easy. likeabhordisgust
  • 14. 
         Don’t carry a __________ (i.e., unresolved anger) around. It will only make you feel terrible. heavy bagemotion grudge
  • 15. 
    If the volume of water in a waterfall is small, there is not enough water to produce electricity.volume could possible meantemperatureamountcolor