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  • 1. Contextclues arehints.A context clue helpsyou figure out theunknown meaning of aword or phrase.
  • 2. TheCluegivesyouhints…. ..And the context is the words around the unknown word.
  • 3. Synonym Antonym DefinitionInference Example
  • 4. The synonym would be a word with the same meaning as the unknown word.Frank did his chores. Hewanted nothing to hinder,jeopardize, his meeting withhis friends tonight.Hinder means to jeopardize
  • 5. The antonym would be a word with the opposite meaning of the unknown word.You are to paint theexterior of the house, notthe interior.Exterior means outside
  • 6. Definition would be ifbefore or after theword. it says thedefinition. It could bedefinition, if after theword it saysmeaning………..The dudeen – a short -stemmed clay pipe – is foundin Irish folk tales.Dudeen means a shortstemmed clay pipe
  • 7. The words like,such as, forinstance, and forexample wouldmean it is anexample.The student was sufferingfrom anxiety. For example,when he first saw the testhe began to tremble.Anxiety would mean feelingnervous.
  • 8. You must figure themeaning out themeaning using onlyyour brain and thecontext.Why would anyone want to bean underachiever; he willnever make good grades,never get a good job, andnever be successful.Underachiever would meansomeone who never achievesanything.
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