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Vocabulary Test. Edgar Allan Poe. The Cask of Amontillado

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Vocabulary Test. Edgar Allan Poe. "The Cask of Amontillado"

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. Amontillado
    1. a region of Italy, known for its churches and religious artifacts
    2. a sweet, dry wine from the southern part of Spain
    3. a city in Italy that was infamous for its persecution of Christians
  2. implore
    1. to begin a conversation, a start a casual talk
    2. to command or order in a domineering manner
    3. to ask or beg for urgently
  3. catacomb
    1. a medieval structure used primarily as a prison
    2. an underground cemetery known for having tunnels
    3. a Renaissance weapon of war that catapulted large stones over long distances
  4. astound
    1. to amaze or surprise
    2. to speak loudly or shout
    3. to tower over or look down on
  5. fetter
    1. to feed, to nourish
    2. to abandon, to discard
    3. to restrain, to confine

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