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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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    Call of the Wild Definition Match --

    Directions: Call of the Wild vocabulary word MATCH: Choose proper definitions of 16 words for the Call of the Wild Definition Match. Use the pull down menu bar to choose the correct letter match.
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    Word List
    1) inexorable
    2) primordial
    3) goad
    4) tallow
    5) chaff
    6) auroraborealis
    7) impel
    8) hydrophobia
    9) imperiously
    10) ravenous
    11) deft
    12) belie
    13) covert
    14) quibble
    15) obdurate
    16) remonstrance
    Definition List
    A)  To give a false impression of: to be false or unfaithful to; to show to be false (verb)
    B)  Streamers or arches of light in the sky at night that appear to best advantage in arctic regions; northern lights (noun)
    C)  The debris (as seed coverings) separated from the seed in threshing grain; something trivial or worthless (noun)
    D)  Not openly shown, engaged in or acknowledged frankly: secret; covered over: sheltered (adj.)
    E)  Quick and neat in action: skillful; dexterous (adj.)
    F)  To urge on; to spur (verb)
    G)  An unnatural dread, fear or unusually high anxiety of water; rabies (noun)
    H)  To urge, move or drive forward or into action; to impart motion to: propel (verb)
    I)  Characteristically of eminent rank or attainments; arrogantly marked: domineeringly (adv.)
    J)  Not to be persuaded or moved by entreaty: relentless; merciless (adjective)
    K)  Stubbornly resistant to persuasion, pity or moral influence; unyielding (adjective)
    L)  First created or developed: primeval; earliest formed in the growth of an individual or organ: primitive (adj.)
    M)  To evade or shift from the point: equivocate; bicker (verb)
    N)  Very eager for food, satisfaction or gratification (adj.)
    O)  A plea in opposition to something: a protest; an objection (noun)
    P)  The white solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap, margarine, candles and lubricants (noun)