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Having trouble with context clues.

I was filled with sadness to leave my friends. But I was not unhappy for long. My excitement grew as we drove because I was thrilled to see new things.

1. What does sadness mean in passage? What clues help you find out?

2. What does excitement mean in passage and what clues help you find out?

1. unhappy
2. thrilled

Not sure about context clues

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    "context clues" = what was it in that sentence or passage that helped you figure out the meaning of the word in question?

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    1. but


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