"A Bittersweet Memoir" by Jerry Lzenberg November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"And most of all, those cold numbers won't begin to delineate the man Roberto Clemente." (p.106)

Based upon the context clues, the word "delineate" means to explain in detail.

"Shortly before the first rays of sunlight, the car turns down a bumpy secondary road and moves past small shantytowns, where the sounds of the children stirring for the long walk toward school begins to drift out into the morning air." (p.107)

Based upon the context clues, the word "shantytowns" means poor, small, towns.

"The earth trembled and people died." (p.107)

Based upon the context clues, the word "trembled" means to have shaken.

"Then there is another turn , between a brace of trees and onto the hard packed dirt and sand , and although the light has not yet quite begun to break, you can sense the nearness of the ocean." (p.107)

Baesd upon the context clues , the word "Brace" means a group.

"Long before take-off time ,it was apparent that the plane needed mare work."

Based upon the context clues,the word "apparent" means obvious.

The departure time was delayed an hour , and then two , and then three .

Based upon the the context clues , the word "departure" means the time when something is scheduled to leave .

They walked through the heat and they drove cars and battered little trucks , and the mound of supplies grew and grew

Based upon the context clues the word "battered " means broken down ,old .

He told me that Pedron Zarrilla, who was one of our most prominent baseball people, had seen him play , and pedron wanted him to sign a professional contract with the santurce crabbers .

Based upon the context the word "prominent" means , important, well know .



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