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Context Clues: Explanations
||The boy acted in a humane way when taking care of the lost dog.
In this sentence, the word humane means
||I asked if I could go to Hailey's party, and Mom said she would have to give it some consideration before she gave me an answer.
In this sentence, the word consideration means
||An evanescent ring surrounded the moon as it rose. It was there for a moment, and then it disappeared.
In this sentence, the word evanescent means
||Matt has such a kind disposition that he always helps people.
In this sentence, the word disposition means
attitude or way
||It is hard to believe that it's been a whole century since the airplane was invented.
In this sentence, the word century means
||Ellie is a blithe young girl. She always greets everyone with a smile.
In this sentence, the word blithe means
||The runner was last in the race. He began to feel great duress to get ahead of the other racers. He needed to win to keep his standing in the sport.
In this sentence, the word duress means
||My little sister is a nuisance when she asks too many silly questions.
In this sentence, the word nuisance means
||John Public committed an offense when he robbed the bank.
In this sentence, the word offense means
||She winced in pain when the rock fell on her foot.
In this sentence, the word winced means