Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.
Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.