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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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    The Life of Pi Definition Match #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: For the Life of Pi DEFINITION MATCH word puzzle match the The vocabulary list with a definition.
    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct The Life of Pi definition match answers, a percentage score and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this The Life of Pi Definition Match with a word list of 12 vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a The Life of Pi Fill-in-the-Blank word game. There are 24 vocabulary words in these word games for The Life of Pi. See the complete vocabulary word list for novels on the home page.
    Word List
     
    1) CARRION
    2) DYSPEPTIC
    3) ASPIRING
    4) INSOUCIANT
    5) APOPLECTIC
    6) CRYPTIC
    7) FORMIDABLE
    8) INDISCRIMINATE
    9) INDOLENCE
    10) ADVERSITY
    11) COMPULSION
    12) CONSECRATED
    Definition List
     
    A)  A condition or experience of serious or continued misfortune or tragedy (noun)
    B)  Relating to or caused by being highly excited or angry; affected by a stroke (adjective)
    C)  Seeking to attain something high or great, esp. a career or level of success (adjective)
    D)  Dead and decaying flesh (noun)
    E)  An irresistible desire to do something; a drive to urge forcefully or with pressure (noun)
    F)  Made or declared sacred: set apart for the service of God; devoted with solemnity or dedication (verb, past)
    G)  Seeming to have a hidden meaning: secret; serving to conceal; employing cipher or code; obscure (adjective)
    H)  Relating to or having to suffer from indigestion or digestive problems; gloomy; cross (adjective)
    I)  Arousing fear; imposing serious difficulties; tending to inspire awe or wonder (adjective)
    J)  Affecting or harming many people or things in a careless or unfair way; not cautious about making choices (adjective)
    K)  An aversion to activity or exertion: a slowness to develop or heal (noun)
    L)  Relaxing; not worrying about anything: lighthearted; nonchalant (adjective)

    The Life of Pi Definition Match #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: MATCH the The Life of Pi vocabulary list with a definition. Use the pull down menu bar to select the letter match for the The Life of Pi word puzzle. When you hit "Submit," you will get back the correct The Life of Pi definition match answers, a percentage score for the correct answers and a sentence.
    Clue: In addition to this The Life of Pi Definition Match with a word list of 12 vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also provides a The Life of Pi Fill-in-the-Blank word game. There are 24 vocabulary words in these word games for The Life of Pi. See the complete vocabulary word list on the home page.
    Word List
     
    1) PROTRUDED
    2) REVULSION
    3) OBSCURELY
    4) PROFUSION
    5) SUPPLICATION
    6) OLFACTORY
    7) SANGUINARY
    8) SUSTENANCE
    9) VORACIOUSLY
    10) PETULANT
    11) OBTUSE
    12) ORDNANCE
    Definition List
     
    A)  Veiling of meaning or a withholding of full knowledge; lacking or inadequately lit: dimly; faintly (adverb)
    B)  Lacking sharpness or quickness of wit: dull; exceeding 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees: not acute (adjective)
    C)  Of, connected to or relating to the sense of smell (adjective)
    D)  Military supplies including weapons, ammunition, vehicles and equipment; artillery (noun)
    E)  Characterized by temporary or capricious ill humor; showing anger and annoyance when thwarted (adjective)
    F)  An exhibition of great abundance; a lavish display (noun)
    G)  Having caused to stick out: projected; jutted out from the surroundings (adjective)
    H)  A strong pulling or drawing away; a sudden or strong reaction of dislike or disgust (noun)
    I)  Characterized by bloodshed: bloody; eager to shed blood: bloodthirsty (adjective)
    J)  A humble appeal, esp. a prayer to God; an earnest request for something in a respectful way (noun)
    K)  A means of support or maintenance; food and nourishment (noun)
    L)  Greedily: ravenously; excessively eager: insatiably (adverb)