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Of Mice and Men Chapters 5 & 6 Vocabulary

Quiz by Kim Derrick

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    to alleviate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of; give solace or comfort
    gloom
    discontent
    fury
    consoled
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  • Q2
    dissatisfaction
    fury
    gloom
    passion
    discontent
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  • Q3
    showing depth and sincerity of feeling
    gradually
    reassure
    earnestly
    withered
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  • Q4
    unrestrained or violent anger, rage, passion, or the like
    consoled
    discontent
    fury
    gloom
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  • Q5
    a movement or position of the hand, arm, body, head, or face that is expressive of an idea, opinion, emotion, etc.
    gesture
    writhed
    passion
    reassure
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  • Q6
    total or partial darkness; dimness
    fury
    gloom
    passion
    writhed
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  • Q7
    taking place, changing, moving, etc., by small degrees or little by little
    gradually
    discontent
    consoled
    earnestly
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  • Q8
    any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling, as love or hate
    consoled
    passion
    gesture
    reassure
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  • Q9
    to restore to assurance or confidence
    reassure
    fury
    consoled
    writhed
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  • Q10
    to twist the body about, or squirm, as in pain, violent effort, etc.
    discontent
    gesture
    writhed
    consoled
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  • Q11
    of warlike character; aggressively hostile; bellicose
    beligerently
    jarred
    dutifully
    frantically
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  • Q12
    proceeding from or expressive of a sense of obligation
    dutifully
    frantically
    scornfully
    mottled
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  • Q13
    something that is given great stress or importance
    triumph
    gingham
    emphasis
    dutifully
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  • Q14
    desperate or wild with excitement, passion, fear, pain, etc.; frenzied
    frantically
    dutifully
    monotonous
    beligerently
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  • Q15
    yarn-dyed, plain-weave cotton fabric, usually striped or checked
    mottled
    gingham
    jarred
    triumph
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  • Q16
    to jolt or shake
    jarred
    mottled
    dutifully
    scornfully
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  • Q17
    lacking in variety; tediously unvarying
    monotonous
    scornfully
    dutifully
    beligerently
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  • Q18
    spotted or blotched in coloring
    emphasis
    gingham
    scornfully
    mottled
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  • Q19
    full of scorn; derisive; contemptuous
    dutifully
    scornfully
    mottled
    frantically
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  • Q20
    a significant success or noteworthy achievement; instance or occasion of victory
    monotonous
    emphasis
    dutifully
    triumph
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