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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#3 Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the SAT test prep #3 vocabulary list with its definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct SAT test prep definition match answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this SAT Definition Match activity with a vocabulary list of 18 words, also provides a SAT test Fill-in-the-Blank word game. See also an SAT Word Puzzle, Word Search, Crossword, Synonym and Antonym puzzle and a True or False activity.
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    Word List
    1) apathy
    2) jocular
    3) insidious
    4) enigma
    5) futile
    6) scrutinize
    7) hackneyed
    8) provocative
    9) gratuitous
    10) reverence
    11) integrity
    12) kindle
    13) disdain
    14) incessant
    15) diverse
    16) ludicrous
    17) reclusive
    18) superficial
    Definition List
    A)  absence or suppression of passion, emotion or excitement; indifference
    B)  looking upon or treating with contempt; thinking unworthy of notice
    C)  composed of different elements or qualities; unlike
    D)  a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence; a baffling problem, situation or person
    E)  completely ineffective; serving no useful purpose
    F)  given without recompense or benefit; voluntary
    G)  made commonplace or trite; banal
    H)  continuing without interruption; constant
    I)  intended to entrap or beguile; enticing but harmful; seductive
    J)  uncompromising adherence to moral and ethical principles
    K)  jovial and playful; given to jesting
    L)  to start a fire; to cause (a flame or blaze) to begin burning
    M)  causing or deserving laughter because of absurdity
    N)  serving or tending to stimulate or excite
    O)  living in seclusion; shut off or apart from the world
    P)  a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration
    Q)  to examine minutely; to conduct a searching inquiry
    R)  of the surface; concerned only with the obvious; apparent rather than real