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  • Common Core alignment to a Definition Match puzzle is to the key phrase "Precise Meaning".
    CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Precise Meaning: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4e, 3.4d, 4.4c, 5.4c, 6.4c, 7.4c, 8.4c, 9-10.4c, 11-12.4c
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    ACT Test #4 Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the ACT test prep #4 word list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct ACT test prep definition match answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this ACT test prep #4 Definition Match activity with 12 vocabulary words, also provides an ACT test Fill-in-the-Blank word game.
    You have permission to print ACT test prep #4 word puzzles for more vocabulary word study at home or in classes.
    Word List
    2) RECTIFY
    3) REGALIA
    7) PORTEND
    8) TENUOUS
    11) DEMISE
    Definition List
    A)  Death; the end of existence or operation; termination (noun) Root MISS = send
    B)  Diminution or abatement of something (a disease); the act of sending money, usually in payment (noun) Root MISS = send
    C)  Fancy or dressy clothing; ceremonial clothes, insignia or decoration of an office or order (noun) Root REG = rule, right
    D)  To put, make or set right; to remedy; to correct by calculation or adjustment (verb) Root RECT = rule, right
    E)  To indicate in advance (as an omen); to presage or foreshadow (verb) Root TEND = stretch, reach
    F)  Characterized by pretentious show in an attempt to impress; excessively conspicuous (adjective) Root TENT = stretch, reach
    G)  Outwardly represented or appearing as such (but misleading); seeming; professed (adjective) Root TENS = stretch, reach
    H)  Stopping or ceasing for a time; alternately bringing to an end and beginning again (adjective) Root MITT = send
    I)  Act or instance of rising in arms or open rebellion against an established government or authority (noun) Root RECT = rule, right
    J)  Bad; incapable of being reformed; uncontrollable; unruly (adjective) Root RIG = rule, right
    K)  A person sent on a mission to represent or promote the interest(s) of another (noun) Root MISS = send
    L)  Lacking a sound basis; unsubstantiated; weak; flimsy; thin, slight or slender in form (adjective) Root TENS = stretch, reach