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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 #9 Definition Match --

    Directions: MATCH the SAT test prep vocabulary list with its definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the SAT test prep word puzzle with a vocabulary list of 18 vocabulary words.
    When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct SAT test prep definition match #9 answers, the percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
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    Word List
    1) Avatar
    2) Cognoscente
    3) Imbroglio
    4) Juggernaut
    5) Raconteur
    6) Chaparral
    7) Vignette
    8) Junta
    9) Aficionado
    10) Connoisseur
    11) Alchemy
    12) Virtuoso
    13) Malaise
    14) Nirvana
    15) Dilettante
    16) Peccadillo
    17) Bourgeois
    18) Ambiance
    Definition List
    A)  A devotee; a fan; an enthusiastic person about a sport/hobby (Spanish)
    B)  Power or process of transforming something common into something precious (Arabic & Greek)
    C)  An environment or its distinct atmosphere; a feeling or mood associated with a place (French)
    D)  An embodiment (concept, philosophy, tradition) usually in human form (Sanskrit)
    E)  Characteristic of town dwellers or of the middle-class; marked by concern for material interests (French)
    F)  A dense impenetrable thicket of shrubs/thorny bushes (Spanish)
    G)  A connoisseur; a person of special knowledge in some field, esp. fine arts (Italian)
    H)  Someone qualified to act as a judge involving taste and appreciation; expert (French)
    I)  An admirer of the arts or knowledge merely superficially or as a pastime; dabbler (Italian)
    J)  An intricate or complicated situation; painful or embarrassing misunderstanding (Italian)
    K)  Relentless, destructive, irresistible force (Hindi)
    L)  A small group, usually of military officers, ruling a country in the absence of a civilian government (Spanish)
    M)  A vague feeling of physical discomfort or uneasiness (French)
    N)  A place/condition of great peace and bliss; the final beatitude (Hinduism, Buddhism) (Sanskrit)
    O)  A slight offense or fault; a minor sin (Spanish)
    P)  Person skilled at telling stories or anecdotes or someone who excels in telling them
    Q)  A small decorative design or picture at the beginning or end of a chapter; a brief word picture; sketch or short literary sketch (scene in a play, film etc.)
    R)  One skilled in the fine arts; one who excels in the technique of an art, especially a highly skilled musical performer