Test Prep Vocabulary – asylum

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For many years, Christians of the Sudan have been terrorized by Muslim extremists. Discover Lopez Lomong, one inspirational young man, who was given asylum in the United States and now runs to save lives.

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary:  asylum

a shelter from harm, a sanctuary, a refuge

Word Building:

asylum – sanctuary (Latin)

asylon – a – without; syle – seizure (Greek)

Sample Sentence:

Almost a week after Hurricane Sandy, many people still find themselves seeking asylum.

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