Context Clues. I DO. What are Context Clues?. A new word or information such as a (definition, synonym, antonym, or example) that appears near a word or phrase and offers suggestions about its meaning Hints that the author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word.
Ex. buy and purchase/ big and large
Ex. My opponent’s argument is fallacious, misleading –plain wrong
Ex. Although some men are loquacious, or others hardly talk at all.
Ex. Celestial bodies, such as the sun, moon, and stars are governed by predictable laws .