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(Cloze Testing) "Tales from the Odyssey"


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odyssey
It has always disappointed me that we only know of half of Bilbo's ___; in the book, we only read what happened to Bilbo on the way to the Lonely Mountain but read little about his return home.
arduous
Sisyphus was a Greek mythological character who had the ___ task of forever pushing a boulder up a hill to have it roll back down.
ruthless
Sharks and other carnivorous fish can be considered ___ animals because they have no pity on their prey.
impulsive
A(n) ___ person isn't exactly brave, but they do things without thinking, like buy items that they don't need or have the money for.
strew
The child might think it's okay to ___ his clothes across the floor, but you can be sure that his mom will make him tidy up.
belch
If your stomach is upset and causing you to ___, antacids are a medicine that's good for burping.
topple
In the game called Jenga, the first people to ___ the tower of blocks is the loser.
reassure
If your friend is frightened or worried, you should ___ him that everything will be okay.
bleat
Dolly the cloned sheep can ___ loudly like a sheep born by the joining of a sperm and egg.
turmoil
During all of the ___ and disorder, the police officer's boots caught on fire.
deceitful
Wouldn't we be lucky if ___ people's noses grew as long as their lies?
minstrel
In medieval times, musicians and poets called a ___ were one of the main sources of entertainment.
replenish
You can ___ your bottle of water at the refill station.
discourage
Internet bullies send hateful messages to ___ people they don't like, but you should know that most of what bullies say isn't true.
shroud
The sheet that a ghost is covered in is its burial ___, and sometimes they need to be washed.
jeer
A bully will ___ at and mock anyone they think is weaker than them.
vanquish
When Odysseus returned to Ithaca, he had to ___ many of Penelope's suitors by defeating them in a game.