informal shrewd; well-informed
What Are Context Clues?What are context clues? Context clues are hints that an author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word within a book. The clue may appear within the same sentence as the word to which it refers or it may follow in the next sentence. Because most of our vocabulary is gained through reading, it is important that we are able to recognize and take …
How To Answer That Foreign Language Clue In Your CrosswordUnless you’re a polyglot or frequent globetrotter, clues that take cues from foreign languages and lands can be intimidating. They don’t have to be though. You just need a little insight into how they work. Here are some frequent foreign language clues and tips on how to solve them.
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