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1. Although his remorse was genuine, his regret did little to _________ the results of the accident; he still had to take responsibility for driving drunk. mitigate
1. Although his remorse was genuine, his regret did little to _________ the results of the accident; he still had to take responsibility for driving drunk. confute
3. Her _____________ was the picture of despair when hearing the tragic news. countenance
4. Father Butters hoped his sermon would ___________ a renewed sense of unity among the students at Mass. kindle
5. Her reasons for not turning in the essay were ___________; they ranged from not having enough time to not having a copy of the assignment to having a computer problem. manifold
6. His __________ in completing his assignments resulted in top grades; his dedication and hard work were admirable. diligence
7. His flattery was so __________ I could barely listen to it; it was clearly designed to get a better grade than he deserved. obsequious
8. The busy mother’s single _____________ over the course of the day was to take a hot bath and relax for a few minutes. indulgence
9. Mom was really disappointed when the Jell-O dessert did not __________ quickly enough to serve it to her guests. congeal
10. The arrogant student demonstrated considerable___________ about her intelligence, and everyone agreed that her lack of humility was very unattractive. conceit
11. The violent segment of the political party was the smallest __________ represented at the convention. Only four people were there. moiety
12. The chaotic pace of the holidays was too __________ for John. He preferred quite time alone rather than attending lots of parties. hectic
13. The evening was full of ________; we were all amused and happy to spend time together and laugh about old times. mirth
14. The jeweler did not care to _________ the diamond’s value, as it was so tiny it was barely worth his time and attention. assay
15. The newly married couple made a very cute __________. doublet
16. The success of the writing program resulted in____________ by other educational websites. emulation
17. The stench emanating from the ________ in the city dump made the neighborhood unpopular. offal
18. Their civilized _________quickly deteriorated into an argument. discourse
19. To __________ her advice about college applications, the counselor also gave each student a booklet about how to choose the right college. augment
20. Tom thought he could ___________ his friends with tall tales about his fishing success. beguile
(Synonym for) awaken rouse
(Synonym for) brag vaunt
(Synonym for) breathe suspiration
(Synonym for) challengers rivals
(Synonym for) descendents posterity
(Synonym for) head pate
(Synonym for) humor wit
(Synonym for) reasonable tenable
(Synonym for) supporter partisan
(Synonym for) swamp quagmire
(Synonym for) tendons sinews
(Synonym for) traditional retrograde

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Tears of a Tiger Crossword

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who is Keisha's best friend Rhonda
The coaches name MarkRipley
The author SharonDraper
Andy's therapists name Dr.Carrothers
The name of the high school Hazelwoodhigh
Andy's girl friends name Keisha
Who dies at the beginning of the book? Rob
What is Andy's punishment for the car accident? Licenserevoked
Who was driving when the car accident happened? Andy
Which one of the boys doesn't drink alcohol? B.J
What did someone call Andy when he goes back to school? Killer
Who dated Tyrone? Rhonda
Why didn't Gerald go in the car? His dad wanted him home
What in Andy’s life does he compare to a giant slide at a swimming pool? his grades
What did Andy worry about Rob feeling in the cemetery? cold
What play by Shakespeare were the students reading in class? Macbeth
What did Monty ask Andy regarding tigers? Dotheycry
What event did Andy agree to be the “Master of Ceremonies” for at school? Talentshow
In his letter to Andy, who does Tyrone tell Andy to say hi to for him? RomeoandJuliet
What does Andy’s dad go by at work? EJ
What year was the book published? 1994

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"The Cask of Amontillado" Crossword

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Who is the author of "Cask of Amontillado" ? Edgar Allan Poe
When did Montresor tell his servants he would be back? Morning
How did the victim die ? Trapped
What is the name of the rare Spanish wine Montresor lures Fortunado with? Amontillado
What does "In pace requiescat" mean? Rest in Peace
What is the theme of this story? Revenge
“______ cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry” Luchresi
After reading the story, the reader may wonder if Montresor feels any_____ for his crime. Remorse
What was Fortunato’s weakness? Drinking
Fortunato’s name is ironic because it means______ in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Fortunate
When was this story published? 1846
Upon what did Fortunato pride himself ? Wine Connoisseur
What was Fortunado dressed as? Jester
What line the walls in the crypt? Bones
Montressor continues to keep offering to bring Fortunato back home but he_____. Refuses
As Montresor builds the layers of stone, how does Fortunato react? Laughs
The vibrations of the _____ caused Montressor to cease his labors after the fourth tier. Chains
What kind of narrator is Montresor ? Unreliable
Fortunato says “ The ____ is mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a ____.” Cough
What is Montresor’s greatest talent? Deception
What genre of writing was Edgar Allan Poe famous for ? Mystery
Fortunato exclaims that Montresor is not part of the brotherhood known as the___? Masons
What caused Montresor’s anger and need for revenge upon Fortunato? Insult
What event is going on within the setting of story? Carnival Carnival
What was the relationship between Poe and his wife Virginia premarriage? Cousins Cousins

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Canterbury Tales Crossword

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The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue, and the teller of the first tale. The Knight
She has been married five times and had many other affairs in her youth, making her well practiced in the art of love. The Wife of Bath
Excels in fraud, carrying a bag full of fake relics The Pardoner
Stout and brawny, has a wart on his nose and a big mouth The Miller
Cares little for the Rule; his devotion is to hunting and eating. The Monk
Chaucer’s worldly described him as, has taken to accepting bribes. The Friar
He gets drunk frequently, is irritable, and is not particularly qualified for his position. The Summoner
The leader of the group, he is large, loud, and merry, although he possesses a quick temper. The Host
The only devout churchman in the company, lives in poverty, but is rich in holy thoughts and deeds. The Parson
The Knight’s son and apprentice. The Squire

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Financial Literacy Crossword

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a sum of money that is borrowed and expected to be paid back with interest in a specified time frame Loan
the amount charged, expressed as a percentage of principal, by a lender to a borrower for the use of assets Interest Rate
the annual rate that is charged for borrowing Annual Percentage Rate
a card that allows customers to access their funds immediately from their checking account Debit Card
a card that can be used at a store, restaurant, online, etc. that allows the cardholder to make a purchase immediately but then pay back the money later Credit Card
a card that usually does not charge interest; however it requires the cardholder to pay off his/her balance in full every month Charge Card
contains information about your credit such as loan paying history and the status of your credit accounts. Lenders use these reports to make lending decisions Credit Report
the sense of regret after buying something Buyers Remorse
allows you to track your income and your expenses Budget
a nonprofit-making money cooperative whose members can borrow from pooled deposits at low interest rates Credit Union
an amount of money that you owe to a person, bank, or company Debt

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Shakespeare Macbeth Act I Crossword

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Who betrayed his country and was beheaded because of it? Thane of Cawdor
Who was the original Thane of Cawdor fighting when he died? Norwegian King
How many witches are there? Three
Witches told Macbeth this Prophecy
Who is Macbeth with when he meets the witches? Banquo
What scene did a messanger come to Lady Macbeth in? Five
Who was the letter given to Lady Macbeth from? Macbeth
What did Lady Macbeth want to become? Queen
Who coming to their house for the night did Lady Macbeth want to kill? Duncan
Who were the Macbeth's going to blame for King Duncans death? Attendants
Who believed Macbeth and Banquo were the best soldiers? Ross
Where is the kings court? Forres
Who is Duncans oldest child? Malcolm
What does Lady Macbeth fear Macbeth is too full of? Human Kindness
What does Lady Macbeth believe murder is defined by? Manhood
What does Lady Macbeth tell the 'spirits' to do to her? unsex
"And fill me from the crown to the _ _ _ _ _ _ full" toe top
Who is about to die and talks about how Macbeth is a great leader? Soldier
Ross and _ _ _ _ _ Angus
What else was Macbeth prophesied to become? King

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Preterite vs Imperfect Crossword

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My girlfriend and I went to the movie theater last Saturday (ir) fuimos
Carla was a very good student. She would study every day. (estudiar) estudiaba
My brothers were very sick for a few days. (estar) estuvieron
I used to run 2 miles every morning. ((correr) corria
Did you do your chemistry homework? (hacer) hiciste
Drake practiced tennis every morning because he wanted to be a champion. (practicar) practicaba
It rained a lot last week. (llover) llovio
Did y'all get up early on Saturdays when you were little? (levantarse) se levantaban
I decided not to go on vacation because I didn't have enough money. (decidir) decidi
Roberto read 5 books over the summer. (leer) leyo
Susana had to study a lot to pass her honor classes. (tener) tuvo
It was six in the morning when we arrived at the station. (ser) era
What did y'all order for dessert? (pedir) pidieron
Ramon and I used to spend several weeks at the lake cabin every year. (pasar) pasabamos
They would always put on a jacket when morning was cold. (ponerse) se ponian
I couldn't call you last night. My phone died on me. (poder) no pude
You never listened to me. I warned you several times. (escuchar) escuchabas
Maria didn't like to clean her room. (gustar) no le gustaba
I got very good grades in the Spanish class. (sacarse) me saque
We have a lot of fun when we were little. (pasar) pasabamos
Teresa brought several friends to the party. (traer) trajo
Anibal and you didn't stay too long at the meeting. (quedarse) no se quedaron
Why did she want to come to the party? (querer) quiso
The baby would sleep for several hours everyday after lunch. (dormir) dormia
Why didn't they sleep last night? (dormir) durmieron

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Figurative Language puzzle Crossword

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The clouds are balls of _____. cotton
She is as thin as a _____. toothpick
Giddy up, we're homeward bound. onomatopoeia
Cows go click clackity moo! onomatopoeia
Be in the _____ boat - Be in the same situation. same
My alarm clock yells at me every morning. personification
That coach is an ogre. Metaphor
After Patrick did his chores, his room was clean as a whistle simile
My flowers were begging for water. Personification
Grandpa is older than dirt. Hyperbole
Garry gathered the garbage. Alliteration
A hot potato. Idiom
His heart is a cold iron. metaphor
Rita heard the last piece of pie calling her name. personification
And a cluck cluck there. onomatopoeia
Lazy lizards living like lumps! Alliteration
Peter Piper picked a pack of pickled peppers. Alliteration
A _____ of cake - Very easy piece
The avalanche devoured anything in its way. personification
Football is all he cares about. hyperbole
His stomach can hold a mountain. hyperbole
Time flies and waits for no one. personification
As cool as a _____. cucumber
Tree go ping. onomatopoeia
Give it a _____ -Try shot
As ______ as a bat blind
As American as ______ pie. apple
Her smile was a mile wide. Hyperbole
As clean as a ______. whistle
Add insult to injury. Alleteration

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ASL History Crossword.

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Spanish monk credited as being the first teacher for the deaf. Pedro Ponce De Leon
Spanish educator that stole ideas on teaching the deaf and published a book with his stolen findings. juanpablobonet
a philanthropic educator of 18th-century France who has become known as the "Father of the Deaf". abbe L'Eppe
educated as a priest, was made principal of a school for the deaf at Bordeaux in 1786, and in 1789, on the death of the Abbé de l'Épée, succeeded him at a leading school for the deaf which Épée had founded in Paris. abbe sicard
was a deaf educator, having been born deaf, and having five other deaf siblings. He taught at the famous school for the deaf in Paris where Laurent Clerc was one of his students. jeanmassieu
was one of the best surgeons in the country and had a daughter that lost her hearing at the age of two. masoncogswell
At the age of two, she became ill with "spotted fever''. This illness took her hearing and later she lost her speech as well. alicecogswell
studied in France on how to educate the deaf and sailed back to England and opened the American School for the Deaf. thomasgallaudet
He was born hearing, but when he was one year old, he fell into a fire. As a result, he lost both his hearing and his sense of smell. The right side of his face was badly burned, and was scarred for his whole life. The sign for his name was based on the scar. laurentclerc
the birthplace of ASL. ASD
was a famous early educator of the deaf in Washington, DC. And son of Thomas gallaudet edwardgallaudet
founded in 1864 It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world and remains the only higher education institution in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. gallaudetuniversity
He is seen as one of the inventors of manual language for the deaf and is credited with being the first person to teach a non-verbal deaf person to speak. jacobpereire
invented the telephone. alexandergrahambell
the banning of sign language. Milancongress
a long-time professor at Gallaudet University and revolutionized ASL. williamstokoe
was an English mathematician john wallis
child of john Wallis and started a deaf school in Britain. thomasbraidwood

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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

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Financial Aid Cross Word Puzzle

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If a student fails to repay a student loan on time, the student is in ____________. Default
The acronym for the amount of money a student and his/her family are expected to pay toward college expenses as determined by the FAFSA, also known as the Expected Family Contribution. EFC
One of the standardized tests that students generally take junior year of high school that is used by colleges to evaluate an applicant’s academic skills and abilities. ACT
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education does NOT pay the interest while you are in college. Unsubsidized
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education pays the interest while you are in college. Subsidized
The name of Federal low-interest loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of college or career school (HINT: it starts with the letter "s"). Stafford
Federal loans that parents of undergraduate students can sometimes use to help pay for their child's college or career school. PLUS
Your primary area of study chosen for college. Major
The name of the campus office that makes the decision about your acceptance to their school. Admissions
An area of interest studied at the same time as a major; however, fewer courses are required. Minor
Federal grant program providing need-based grants to low-income students. PELL
Type of college degree given if you complete four years of full-time study. Bachelor
Type of college degree earned if you complete two years of full-time study. Associate
The acronym for the application that you will fill out your senior year to apply for financial aid. FAFSA
The person at a college who helps students decide what classes to take, what major to pursue, and that makes sure student have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Advisor
The acronym for the report that a student receives after their FAFSA is processed. It is the report that is sent to your college, also known as a Student Aid Report. SAR
The legal document a student loan borrower must sign when he/she receives a loan. This document lists the terms for repayment of the loan, including interest. Promissory Note
This type of college or university is NOT run by the state and is generally smaller and more expensive. Private
The office at a college that is in charge of your financial aid, bills, and payments (HINT: It starts with the letter “b”). Bursar
The total cost to attend college before financial aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other living expenses (Hint: Acronym is “COA”). Cost of Attendance
A program that allows students to take a part-time campus job as part of their financial aid package. Work Study
Colleges/universities that are ran and regulated by the state or federal government. Public
The general term for money you borrow from the government, a bank or another source that need to be paid back, usually over an agreed period of time. Loan
Generally, a student that is taking more than 12 credit hours of classes is considered to be a _______ student versus part time student. Fulltime
The period of time following graduation when a student is NOT expected to start paying his/her loans back yet is known as a “______ period.” Grace
What we wish grew on trees!! Money
A kind of "gift aid" — financial aid that doesn’t have to be paid back and that is usually awarded based on financial need. Grant
The name of the official document that your high school guidance counselor will send to your colleges that lists the classes that you have taken and your grades. Transcript

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