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Reading Comprehension Test. Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris. "The Tyranny of Things"

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Vocabulary Test. Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris. "The Tyranny of Things"

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. loathe
    1. to roast on a grill
    2. to detest
    3. to overstuff, to fill completely
  2. stifle
    1. to smother
    2. to pinch lightly
    3. to trifle with, to tease
  3. garret
    1. a blunt weapon
    2. a wide briefcase
    3. attic
  4. huddle
    1. to crowd together
    2. to muddle, to confuse
    3. to make obvious
  5. importunate
    1. unfortunate, sad
    2. persistent and annoying
    3. disillusioned

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