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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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    SAT Definition Match #12A -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: There is a SAT vocabulary list and ACT word list of 36 vocabulary words in the SAT Definition Match #12A. This is one of three SAT and ACT word lists of 18 words.
    MATCH the SAT word list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the SAT word puzzle with 18 vocabulary words.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct SAT definition match #12 answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this SAT Definition Match #12A with a SAT vocabulary list of 36 vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides an SAT Fill-in-the-Blank word game.

    See also a Word Puzzle, Word Search, Crossword, Synonym and Antonym puzzle and a True or False activity.

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    Word List
     
    1) efficacy
    2) disquisition
    3) apocalypse
    4) cognitive
    5) autonomy
    6) facile
    7) chatelaine
    8) fiasco
    9) denigrate
    10) inscrutable
    11) insurgency
    12) dilettante
    13) indigenous
    14) apostate
    15) gyre
    16) inhibitory
    17) interstices
    18) elan
    Definition List
     
    A)  a cataclysm or catastrophe; a prophetic revelation (noun)
    B)  one who abandons or renounces a faith or loyalty (noun)
    C)  self-governance; independence (noun)
    D)  the mistress of a castle (noun)
    E)  pertaining to the process of knowing or perceiving (adjective)
    F)  to belittle or defame (verb)
    G)  an amateur or dabbler in the arts (noun)
    H)  a formal investigation or inquiry (noun)
    I)  capable of producing an effect (noun)
    J)  enthusiasm or lively spirit (noun)
    K)  easy or obvious; superficial (adjective)
    L)  a complete failure (noun)
    M)  spiral or spin (noun/verb)
    N)  native; living, growing or originating naturally in a region (adjective)
    O)  restrictive, restraining (adjective)
    P)  mysterious, not easily interpreted (adjective)
    Q)  revolt against a government (noun)
    R)  a gap or space between closely spaced things (noun)

    SAT#12B Definition Match -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: There is a SAT vocabulary list and ACT word list of 36 vocabulary words in the SAT Definition Match. This is the second set of SAT word lists of 18 words.
    MATCH the SAT word list with its vocabulary definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the SAT word puzzle with 18 vocabulary words.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct SAT definition match answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this SAT Definition Match with a SAT vocabulary list of 36 vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides an SAT Fill-in-the-Blank word game.

    See also a Word Puzzle, Word Search, Crossword, Synonym and Antonym puzzle and a True or False activity.

    You have permission to print SAT word puzzles for more vocabulary word study at home or in classes.
    Word List
     
    1) renounce
    2) pasdedeux
    3) subversion
    4) sophistry
    5) littoral
    6) pique
    7) placebo
    8) philander
    9) wrought
    10) pietism
    11) Pentecostal
    12) manse
    13) pseudonym
    14) stymie
    15) manifestation
    16) servile
    17) promulgate
    18) oblique
    Definition List
     
    A)  coastal; near a shore (adjective)
    B)  an appearance or materialization (noun)
    C)  the residence of a member of the clergy, esp. the house of a Presbyterian minister
    D)  indirect or obscure (adjective)
    E)  a dance or routine for two (noun)
    F)  revealing the Holy Spirit; as speaking in tongues; faith healing (adjective)
    G)  to make love without serious intent; to have an affair (verb)
    H)  emphasis on religious devotion or ritual (noun)
    I)  wounded vanity; resentment (noun)
    J)  an inert medication used as a control in an experiment (noun)
    K)  to declare or make known: proclaim; to make public the terms of (verb)
    L)  a fictitious name (noun)
    M)  to repudiate or refuse (verb)
    N)  of a menial class or befitting a slave; lacking spirit or independence: submissive (adjective)
    O)  deceptive reasoning (noun)
    P)  to obstruct or impede (verb)
    Q)  a secret, systematic attempt to overthrow from within (noun)
    R)  worked or beaten into shape by artistry or effort; deeply stirred (adjective)