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

"Those cold numbers won't begin to delineate the man Roberto Clemente was." (p. 106)

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

"The earth trembled and people died."

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

The car turns down a bumpy secondary road and moves past small shanty towns

based upon the context clues the word shanty towns means poor small towns

between a brace of trees and onto the hard packed sand and dirt

based upon the context clues the word brace means a group

it was aparrent that the plane needed more work

based upon the context clues the word aparrent means obvious

the departure time was delayed an hour

based upon the context clues the word departure means the time when something is scheduled to leave

they drove cars and battered little trucks

based upon the context clues the word battered means broken down

was one of our most prominat players

based upon the context clues the word prominent means important or well known

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Credits:

Created with images by Eric Beato - "Roberto Clemente statue" • Ian D - "Delineate Search Terms" • dalbera - "Le Jardin des Orpins et des Graminées (Estuaire, St-Nazaire)" • Sam Leppanen - "Ville Nueva, Guatemala City" • eurosporttuning - "Aluminum Strut Brace" • petrr - "#apparent" • kalleboo - "Kastrup departures" • keijj44 - "baseball player bat" • lyng883 - "DSC00819"

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