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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary. Info for Teachers:. This resource is intended for occasional review of vocabulary used in the ISAT Suggestion: Randomly select 10-12 words each time you use this with your class

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Info for Teachers:

  • This resource is intended for occasional review of vocabulary used in the ISAT

  • Suggestion: Randomly select 10-12 words each time you use this with your class

  • The words are organized by Goal Strand to allow you to focus on a particular area, should you so choose

  • Capitalization 1-12

  • Composition & Structure 13-40

  • Grammar & Usage 41-74

  • Punctuation 75-91

  • Writing Process 92-128

  • BLANK (Add your own?) 129-135

  • Words that are used in more than one Goal Strand are only included once on the board

  • Definitions were taken from a generic student dictionary. Feel free to change the definition to better fit your curriculum or content


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 161-170

Question 1

What word means…

The type of letter found at the beginning of a name

Example: A, G, T

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 1

Capital Letter

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 2

What word means…

A group of words that has a subject and predicate, starts with a capital letter and ends with punctuation

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 2

Sentence

or Complete Sentence

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 3

What word means…

A part of speech that takes the place of a noun

Example: He, It, Them

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 3

Pronoun

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Question 4

What word means…

The opening part of a letter

Example: Dear Joe,

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 4

Greeting

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 5

What word means…

A piece of writing to be given or mailed to someone

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 5

Letter

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 6

What word means…

The name of a piece of writing

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 6

Title

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 7

What word means…

The words that someone actually says

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 7

Direct Quotation

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 8

What word means…

The name of a person,

place, or thing

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Answer 8

Proper Noun

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 9

What word means…

A group of words that have some meaning together

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 191-200

Answer 9

Phrase

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 201-210

Question 10

What word means…

The end of a letter

Example: Love, Sam

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 201-210

Answer 10

Closing

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 201-210

Question 11

What word means…

The name of a book

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 201-210

Answer 11

Book Title

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 201-210

Question 12

What word means…

An organized group of sentences about one topic

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Capitalization, 201-210

Answer 12

Paragraph

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 13

What word means…

A sentence that provides information.

Example: The dog is brown.

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 13

Statement

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 14

What word means…

A sentence that gives direction and tells what to do

Example: Wash your hands.

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 14

Command

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 15

What word means…

A sentence that asks

Example: What time is it?

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 15

Question

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 16

What word means…

A sentence that shows strong feeling

Example: Wow! It’s huge!

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Answer 16

Exclamation

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 17

What word means…

An author’s unique way to writing and expressing ideas

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 17

Style

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 18

What word means…

Having the same ending sound

Example: dog, log, hog

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 18

Rhyme

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 19

What word means…

Tell about, explain, give information such as color, sound, feel

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 19

Describe

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Composition & Structure, 181-190

Question 20

What word means…

A sentence that tells the main idea of a paragraph

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 20

Topic Sentence

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 21

What word means…

Putting things in the order that makes the most sense

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 21

Best Order

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 22

What word means…

Arranging things by time, starting with what happened first

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 22

Chronological Order

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 23

What word means…

Including date, address, greeting, body, closing, and signature

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 23

Parts of a Letter

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Question 24

What word means…

A short piece of writing

Example: part of a chapter from a book

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Answer 24

Passage

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Question 25

What word means…

What a piece of writing

is about

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Answer 25

Main Idea

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Question 26

What word means…

The reason the writer writes something

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Answer 26

Author’s Purpose

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Question 27

What word means…

The telling of a story

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Answer 27

Narration

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 28

What word means…

Trying to convince someone to see your point of view

Answer


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Answer 28

Persuasion

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 29

What word means…

The order of things

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 29

Sequence

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 30

What word means…

A short piece of writing, such as a report;

Also, the way a piece of writing is put together

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 30

Composition

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 31

What word means…

A sentence that shows surprise or strong feeling

Example: That’s amazing!

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Composition & Structure, 201-210

Answer 31

Exclamatory Sentence

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 32

What word means…

The little pieces of information that add to the writing; provide more information about what’s happening

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 32

Supporting Details

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Question 33

What word means…

A humorous five line poem in which lines 1, 2, & 5 and lines 3 & 4 rhyme

Read an Example

Answer


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Answer 33

Limerick

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 34

What word means…

A properly structured piece of writing using formal grammar and language

Answer


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Answer 34

Formal Essay

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Question 35

What word means…

Type of writing, such as a play, that can be acted out for entertainment

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Answer 35

Drama

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 36

What word means…

A statement; a sentence that gives information

Example: The sky is blue.

Answer


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Composition & Structure, 211-220

Answer 36

Declarative Sentence

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Composition & Structure, 211-220

Question 37

What word means…

A command; a sentence that tells you what to do

Example: Clean your room.

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Composition & Structure, 211-220

Answer 37

Imperative Sentence

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Composition & Structure, 211-220

Question 38

What word means…

A question; a sentence that asks

Example: What’s for lunch?

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Composition & Structure, 211-220

Answer 38

Interrogative Sentence

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 39

What word means…

The way something sounds, style, expression

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 39

Tone

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 40

What word means…

Feeling or attitude

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 40

Mood

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Question 41

What word means…

Part of a sentence; missing parts to make it a complete sentence

Answer


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Answer 41

Incomplete Sentence

or Fragment

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 42

What word means…

Typical grammar rules

for English;

“normal” English

Answer


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Answer 42

Standard English

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Question 43

What word means…

Part of speech: person, place or thing

Answer


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Answer 43

Noun

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Question 44

What word means…

Shows something happened already

Examples: was, ran, laughed

Answer


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Answer 44

Past Tense

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Question 45

What word means…

The noun part of a sentence; tells who or what the sentence is about

Example: Sue jumped.

Answer


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Answer 45

Subject

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Question 46

What word means…

The verb part of a sentence

Example: Sue jumped.

Answer


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Grammar & Usage, 181-190

Answer 46

Predicate

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Question 47

What word means…

A sentence made by two or more sentences incorrectly put together

Example: She went to the store she bought ice cream.

Answer


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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

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Answer 47

Run-On Sentence

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Question 48

What word means…

Part of speech that shows action; also linking and helping

Example: run, is, write

Answer


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Answer 48

Verb

or Action Word

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Question 49

What word means…

More than one

Examples: dogs, people, kids

Answer


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Answer 49

Plural

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Question 50

What word means…

Only one

Examples: dog, child, person

Answer


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Answer 50

Singular

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Question 51

What word means…

The words that make up the verb part of a sentence

Example: Dan had been running.

Answer


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Answer 51

Verb Phrase

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Question 52

What word means…

Group of words that has a subject and predicate, but isn’t a complete sentence

Answer


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Answer 52

Clause

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Question 53

What word means…

A sentence with one subject and one verb

Example: The dog barked.

Answer


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Answer 53

Simple Sentence

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Question 54

What word means…

Forms of a word that show a relation between things

Examples: worst, good, better

Answer


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Answer 54

Comparative Forms

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Question 55

What word means…

Added to the ending of a word to change the meaning of a word

Examples: -ed, -ing, -s

Answer


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Answer 55

Suffix

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Question 56

What word means…

Two complete sentences joined together

Example: Jason ran and

Lee walked.

Answer


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Answer 56

Compound Sentence

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Question 57

What word means…

Group of words that starts with a preposition and adds information to the sentence

Examples: to the store,

around the block

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Answer 57

Prepositional Phrase

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Question 58

What word means…

Happening right now

Example: runs, talk, sit

Answer


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Answer 58

Present Tense

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Question 59

What word means…

Part of speech that describes a noun; Tells how many or what kind

Examples: Thetwo, big, black dogs drank the cool, clear water on a hot summer day.

Answer


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Answer 59

Adjective

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Question 60

What word means…

Part of speech that connects the subject to a word in the predicate

Examples: He is happy.

They are my friends.

Answer


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Answer 60

Linking Verb

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Question 61

What word means…

Part of speech that describes a verb, adjective, or other part of a sentence; tells how, when, where, how much

Example: Then we walked quickly and quietly away.

Answer


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Answer 61

Adverb

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Question 62

What word means…

Shows ownership – who something belongs to

Example: Jason’s bike

Answer


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Answer 62

Possessive

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Question 63

What word means…

Group of words that need to be part of a sentence to be complete

Example: I like my puppy because he is cute.

Answer


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Answer 63

Dependant Clause

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Question 64

What word means…

Describes, makes changes to, tells more information

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Answer 64

Modifies

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Question 65

What word means…

Group of words in a sentence that could be a complete sentence by themselves.

Example: He went outside because the sun came out.

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Answer 65

Main Clause

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Question 66

What word means…

Shows ownership for two or more things

Example: Children’s toys,

Dogs’ bowl

Answer


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Answer 66

Plural Possessive

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Question 67

What word means…

Verb that doesn’t use an –ed ending to show past tense

Examples: blew, ran, went

Answer


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Answer 67

Irregular Verb

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Question 68

What word means…

A sentence with one main clause and at least one dependent clause

Example: I was hungry because I didn’t eat breakfast.

Answer


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Answer 68

Complex sentence

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Question 69

What word means…

Word or words that act as the subject or object in a sentence

Example: We played basketball and soccer.

Answer


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Answer 69

Noun phrase

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Question 70

What word means…

Part of speech that connects words or parts of a sentence

Examples: and, or, but, yet, so

Answer


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Answer 70

Conjunction

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Question 71

What word means…

Person, place, or thing that uses ‘s to show ownership

Example: Ben’s cookie

Answer


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Answer 71

Possessive Noun

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Question 72

What word means…

Phrase that modifies a noun

Example: The dog running in the park caught the frisbee.

Answer


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Answer 72

Adjective Phrase

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Question 73

What word means…

The noun that a pronoun replaces or represents

Example: Sue is my friend. She is fun. I like to play with her.

Answer


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Answer 73

Pronoun’s Antecedent

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Question 74

What word means…

Group of words that modify or describe a verb

Example: Moving quickly, he caught the ball.

Answer


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Answer 74

Adverb Phrase

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Punctuation, 161-170

Question 75

,

What word means…

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Punctuation, 161-170

Answer 75

Comma

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Question 76

What word means…

Shortening words by putting them together and taking out some letters

Example: don’t, there’s

Answer


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Punctuation, 161-170

Answer 76

Contraction

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Question 77

What word means…

Using marks such as periods and commas

Answer


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Answer 77

Punctuate

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Question 78

What word means…

Marks used to divide and organize sentences

Examples: . ! , ? -

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Answer 78

Punctuation Mark

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Question 79

What word means…

!

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Answer 79

Exclamation Point

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Question 80

What word means…

?

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Answer 80

Question Mark

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Question 81

What word means…

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Answer 81

Apostrophe

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Question 82

What word means…

.

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Answer 82

Period

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Question 83

What word means…

Having something, something belongs to you

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Answer 83

Ownership

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Question 84

What word means…

“ ”

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Answer 84

Quotation Marks

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Question 85

What word means…

Greeting at the beginning of a letter

Example: Dear Amy,

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Answer 85

Salutation

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Question 86

What word means…

:

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Answer 86

Colon

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Question 87

What word means…

;

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Answer 87

Semi-Colon

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Question 88

What word means…

Written on a letter and envelope to tell where the letter should be sent

Answer


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Answer 88

Address

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Question 89

What word means…

( )

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Answer 89

Parenthesis

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Question 90

What word means…

-

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Answer 90

Hyphen

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Question 91

What word means…

The first version of a piece of writing; the sloppy coy

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Answer 91

Rough Draft

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Question 92

What word means…

Not spelled correctly

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Answer 92

Misspelled

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Question 93

What word means…

Looking over a piece of writing to check for mistakes

Answer


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Answer 93

Proofread

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Question 94

What word means…

A series of names, words, or other items written, or thought about one after the other

Answer


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Answer 94

List

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Question 95

What word means…

Draw a line underneath to get attention or emphasize

Example: It was really big.

Answer


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Answer 95

Underlined

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Question 96

What word means…

The most important idea in a piece of writing; what the writing is about

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Answer 96

Main Topic

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Question 97

  • Dogs

  • Breeds

    • A. Small

    • B. Medium

    • Large

  • Caring for

    • A. Food

    • B. Water

    • C. Exercise

  • Activities

    • Chasing

    • Running

    • Digging

What word means…

Organized summary of words and ideas that shows main ideas and supporting information

Answer


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Answer 97

Outline

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Question 98

What word means…

Using the first letter of a word or name to take the place of that word or name

Example: U.S.A.

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Answer 98

Initials

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Question 99

What word means…

Names for organized sections within a piece of writing

Answer


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Answer 99

Main Headings

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Question 100

What word means…

Piece of writing that tells about a novel or story

Answer


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Answer 100

Book Report

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Question 101

What word means…

Tells how to do something or how to get somewhere

Answer


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Answer 101

Directions

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Question 102

What word means…

Perspective, the way you look at things

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Answer 102

Point of View

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Question 103

What word means…

Organized reasons and support to try to convince someone to agree with you

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Answer 103

Persuasive Argument

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Question 104

What word means…

The telling of an event,

real or fictional;

The story of what happened

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Answer 104

Narrative

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Question 105

What word means…

The way in which words are put together to form phrases, clauses, or sentences

Answer


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Answer 105

Syntax

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Question 106

What word means…

The name of a book or movie

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Answer 106

Title

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Question 107

What word means…

Making changes to improve your writing; editing

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Answer 107

Revising

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Question 108

What word means…

The first version;

Rough draft

Answer


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Answer 108

First Draft

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Question 109

What word means…

The process of proofreading and improving a piece of writing

Answer


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Answer 109

Editing

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Question 110

What word means…

Writing or speaking with proper English grammar, like in an essay or speech

Answer


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Answer 110

Formal Language

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Question 111

What word means…

Casual use of English grammar, like daily conversation

Answer


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Answer 111

Informal Language

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Question 112

What word means…

A comparison using

like or as

Example: Smooth as butter

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Answer 112

Simile

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Question 113

What word means…

Title for smaller section within a piece of writing

Answer


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Answer 113

Sub-Heading

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Question 114

What word means…

Small piece of information that make the writing more interesting and informative

Answer


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Answer 114

Detail

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Question 115

What word means…

Small piece of information that supports the larger parts

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Answer 115

Sub-detail

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Question 116

What word means…

Phrase that doesn’t follow normal rules for writing for a special meaning or effect

Examples: similes, metaphors, idioms

Answer


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Answer 116

Figure of Speech

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Question 117

What word means…

Shows where something is inserted

^

Answer


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Answer 117

Caret

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Question 118

What word means…

Factual writing based on information discovered through reading and finding out

Answer


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Answer 118

Research Report

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Question 119

What word means…

A short explanation of what something is about

Answer


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Answer 119

Summary

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Question 120

What word means…

Two words with the same meaning

Example: sad, unhappy

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Answer 120

Synonym

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Question 121

What word means…

Figure or speech that gives human characteristics to an idea, animal or object

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Answer 121

Personification

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Question 122

What word means…

Figure of speech that expresses an idea through a comparison of unlike things

Example: Joe is a rock.

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Answer 122

Metaphor

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Question 123

What word means…

Something imagined and unreal; stories with things like monsters and fairies

Answer


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Answer 123

Fanatasy

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Question 124

What word means…

Telling of a story or event that you experienced

Answer


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Answer 124

Personal Narrative

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Question 125

What word means…

Phrase in which some words don’t match the rest (different part of speech or structure)

Example: She was funny, nice, and my friend.

Answer


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Answer 125

Non-Parallel Construction

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Question 126

What word means…

Using the incorrect verb tense

Answer


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Answer 126

Faulty Tense Change

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Question 127

What word means…

Use of words in which the intended meaning is the opposite of what is stated

Answer


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Answer 127

Irony

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Question 128

What word means…

Making something sound bigger and better than it really is

Answer


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Answer 128

Exaggeration

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Question 129

What word means…

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Answer 129

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Question 130

What word means…

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Answer 130

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Question 131

What word means…

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Answer 131

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Question 132

What word means…

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Answer 132

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Question 133

What word means…

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Answer 133

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Question 134

What word means…

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Answer 134

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Question 135

What word means…

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Answer 135

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ISAT Language Usage Vocabulary

Question 33

  • There was an old man from Peru,

  • who dreamed he was eating his shoe.

  • He awoke in the night with a terrible fright,

  • and found out that it was quite true.

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