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Vocabulary Test. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes, From "The Five Orange Pips"

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Vocabulary Test. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes

Directions: Select the word from the list that means most nearly the same as the given term. Write the letter of your answer next to the number.

  1. imply
    1. to state forcefully and without reservation
    2. to lie with a mischievous intent
    3. to indicate or suggest without stating directly
  2. grasp
    1. to understand, to grip
    2. to breath with difficulty, to choke
    3. to listen attentively, to pay careful attention
  3. eccentric
    1. peculiar, unconventional, strange
    2. in a circular manner, an circular or oval orbit
    3. rude, disrespectful, vulgar
  4. deduce
    1. to plan carefully, to organize in a meticulous way
    2. to conclude, to conclude by using logic
    3. to make smaller, to reduce
  5. baffle
    1. to lie, to cause deceit willfully
    2. to think about carefully
    3. to confuse, to bewilder

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