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  • Common Core alignment to a Definition Match puzzle is to the key phrase "Precise Meaning".
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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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    Word List
    1) nugget
    2) vein
    3) assure
    4) detect
    5) conceal
    6) lode
    7) discover
    8) deceive
    9) claim
    10) bonanza
    11) bust
    12) hi-grading
    13) paydirt
    Definition List
    A)  To make certain or to firmly establish; to inform positively (verb)
    B)  A source of great and sudden luck; a spectacular windfall; rich mass of ore (noun)
    C)  A person or thing that is a total failure; a financial collapse (noun)
    D)  A demand for something supposedly due, esp. a piece of land appropriated by a miner or other (noun)
    E)  To hide from sight; to keep secret (verb)
    F)  To mislead by a false statement or appearance; to trick or to impose a false idea (verb)
    G)  To discover the nature, existence, presence or fact of (verb)
    H)  To gain sight or knowledge of something previously unseen or unknown (verb)
    I)  of fine or superior quality (adjective) Hint: first word can also be spelled this way: high
    J)  A seam-like deposit containing metallic ore; a rich supply or source (noun)
    K)  A lump or mass of metal, esp. gold (noun)
    L)  A descriptive phrase used by a miner who strikes gold (noun)
    M)  A seam of mineral through a rock of a different formation (noun)