ANSWER KEY---Merriam-Webster Word for the Wise and Word of the Day Study Guide

ANSWER KEY---Merriam-Webster Word for the Wise and Word of the Day Study Guide

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Mitchell T. Heaton Fr. Nathanael, OSB English Honors 1-1 7 January 2009 Merriam-Webster Word for the Wise: Study Guide (Answer Key) Match the term with the fact that describes its origin or past. ____ j ___ Terms for prisons and jails a. Originated in Italian and and was an instruction that told musicians to “proceed to what follows without pause” ___ _g ___ Guy b. Kumquat, lo mein, longan, kungpao, and brainwashing are all examples _____a___ Segue c. One of the terms is used to describe something more important while the other is used to emphasize the character or quality of something ____c____ d. Two terms with names in the past that are actually named after specific people or sounds ____i____ e. Terms that describe the the same thing in one form but have different meanings too ____k____ Tabloid f. This began as two separate terms but merged together
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Unformatted text preview: overtime to create a word with a misleading suffix ____m____ Patriotism & nationalism g. A term that originated with an English man and is now used as both a name and a term ____ h____ Ululate, keen, & hanker h. Terms that have the meanings of “howl”, “weep”, and “yearn”. ____b___ Chinese terms from Chinese food i. Terms pertain to meat and can be attributed to Norman invaders and the French ____e____ Crisp & Crispy j. Terms that include slammer, calaboose, clink, pokey, and hoosegow ____d___ Lazy Susan & dumbwaiter k. Originated as a term for small pills and outlasted the term “penny press” ____f____ Carpool l. Includes terms such as jot, oblique, slash, virgule, and separatrix ____l____ Punctuation terms m. Refer to love of one’s country, one more passionately than the other...
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ANSWER KEY---Merriam-Webster Word for the Wise and Word of the Day Study Guide

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