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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 #5 Definition Match -- myvocabulary

    Directions: MATCH the ACT test prep vocabulary list with proper definitions. Use the pull down "Select" bar to select the letter match.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct ACT test prep answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this ACT test prep Definition Match exercise, www.myvocabulary.com also provides an ACT Fill-in-the-Blank word game.
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    Word List
     
    1) IMPELLED
    2) TRANSPIRED
    3) REPELLENT
    4) HOMOGENEOUS
    5) GENEALOGY
    6) COMPULSIVE
    7) EXPULSION
    8) PROGENY
    9) ASPIRATION
    10) SPRIGHTLY
    11) GENESIS
    12) ESPRIT
    Definition List
     
    A)  Children; offspring collectively; something that originates from something else (noun)
    B)  Full of energy and spirit; acting like an elf, fairy or goblin (adjective)
    C)  Tending to drive away or ward off; resistant or impervious; causing distaste or aversion (adjective)
    D)  A strong desire, longing or hope; ambition; a goal or objective desired (noun)
    E)  Characterized by perfectionism, rigidity, conscientiousness or an obsessive concern for order and detail (adjective)
    F)  Liveliness of expression, mind, spirit or wit; dynamic intelligence (noun)
    G)  State of driving or forcing out or away; act of ejecting or discharging (noun)
    H)  The study of family lines; a record of ancestry or descent (noun)
    I)  An origin, creation or beginning; the first book of the Bible (noun)
    J)  Composed of parts or elements that are all of the same kind; essentially alike (adjective)
    K)  To drive or urge forward; to impart motion to; to compel through moral pressure (past tense) (verb)
    L)  To occur, happen or take place; to emit or give off through the surface, as of leaves or the body (past tense) (verb)