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(Cloze Testing) "The Fate of Achilles"


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abandon
Please do not ___ your pets on the side of the road; they have no way of taking care of themselves.
bitterly
The seriously disappointed soccer player had to ___ accept that his team lost the final game of the tournament.
embrace
The two old friends ___ each other tightly since they haven't met in many decades.
fury
Donald Duck is full of __ because someone has upset him again.
labyrinth
The story of the Greek hero, Theseus, is about a brave man who must destroy a minotaur living in a(n) ___.
massive
One small town in China is building a(n) ____ statue of Mao Zedong that will tower over all other statues.
rash
A(n) ____ person might boldly take risks but not think of the consequences that they will receive later.
somber
The clown isn't crying, but his ____ face tells us that he is worried about something.
steadfast
Polaris is the most ____ star in the sky; no matter where all the other stars move, Polaris is always in exactly the same spot.
unravel
It took the cat a long time to ____ the ball of yarn and drag it across the house.
outcome
This rash man hasn't thought about the ____ of pushing the domino that will hit the other dominoes and come back to smash him.
prophecy
In ancient Greece, kings and heroes went to the Temple of Delphi to hear a(n) ____ about their future.
prophet
At the Temple of Delphi, a famous ____ sat in a cave and told people their fate.
immerse
Someone should've told Achilles' mother that if you ____ the child in the river Styx, then she should also wet his heel.
suitor
The young lady tries not to show to much enthusiasm about the ____; there are many other rich young men who want to marry her, too.
swear
In the American court system, you must ____ to tell the truth by placing your hand on the Bible.
oath
Friends often make a lighthearted ____ by using the pinky promise, but you could ruin your friendship if you break the pinky promise.
overcome
David used a rock and a slingshot to ____ the giant, Goliath.
armada
A(n) ____ of 1,000 ships sailed from Greece to Troy.
clasp
The photographer asked the woman to ____ her sword above her head before she fought the ninjas.
barricade
The army had to quickly build a(n) ____ of pointed logs to keep away their enemies.
slaughter
Do you think the soldiers are on their way to ____ every last one of their enemies?
pursue
Usually, it is easy for a lion to ____ a zebra, but not if the zebra is riding a motorcycle.
scramble
All of the Santas ____ on Christmas Eve to buy last-minute gifts.
gush
A fountain should ____ water into the air.
reluctant
The ____ puppy is too afraid and unwilling to be led by his leash.
fulfill
It took more than a week for her to ____ her goal of finishing the puzzle.
plunder
Vikings would raid other people's villages and ____ the goods and precious items.