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    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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    A Separate Peace Definition Match --

    Directions: A Separate Peace definition match contains numbers in the left hand column with vocabulary definitions of 18 words in letters "A to R" in the right hand column. Use the pull down menu bar to choose the correct letter match.
    When you hit "Submit", you will get back the A Separate Peace definition match correct answers and a percentage score.
    Clue: A Separate Peace vocabulary list of 18 words by John Knowles comes from the book, A Separate Peace.. In addition to this A Separate Peace Definition Match, also has an Interactive Word Puzzle and Fill-in-the-Blanks.
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    Word List
    1) THRONG
    2) SALIENT
    4) FANFARE
    8) MAIM
    10) PROW
    11) CUPOLA
    13) FEY
    14) DEIGN
    16) DROLL
    17) MOTE
    18) SPECTER
    Definition List
    A)  A sudden, swift and overwhelming military attack, barrage or defeat (noun)
    B)  Able to contain a great deal: not narrow (adjective)
    C)  A small structure built on top of a roof (noun)
    D)  To condescend reluctantly; to stoop (verb)
    E)  Having a humorous, whimsical or odd quality (adjective)
    F)  A flourish of trumpets; a showy outward display (noun)
    G)  Having an unworldly air: elfin; marked by a foreboding of death or calamity (adjective)
    H)  Awaiting a chance to trap: treacherous; having a gradual but cumulative effect (adjective)
    I)  To bring or lead by flattery: entice; to acquire by ingenuity or flattery (verb)
    J)  To mutilate, disfigure or wound seriously: cripple (verb)
    K)  A small particle: a speck (noun)
    L)  The bow of a ship; A pointed projecting front part (noun)
    M)  Prominent or conspicuous; jetting upward; projecting beyond a line or level (adjective)
    N)  An office or position requiring little or no work and usually paying well (noun)
    O)  Visible incorporeal spirit, esp. terrifying; ghost; phantom; source of terror or dread (noun)
    P)  A multitude of assembled people; a large number: a crowd (noun)
    Q)  To hold motionless by or as if by piercing; to pierce through with or as if with a pointed weapon: impale; (verb)
    R)  Deserving regard with reverence or deep respect or with admiration and deference; made sacred; impressive by age, character or attainments (adjective)